The Pen Museum

Job Title: Fundraising / Collections / Education / Recruitment
Location: The Pen Museum, Birmingham
Time Commitment: 6 meetings per year
Contact Details:
Closing date: 2024-05-01

The Pen Museum is recruiting new trustees with knowledge and experience in the following areas:

  • Fundraising,
  • Collections,
  • Education,
  • Recruitment

The role

To set a clear and ambitious strategic vision and direction in implementing the adopted option for the future of the Pen Museum. To create a friendly and knowledgeable welcome, share information about the museum, its collections, and programme of activities and events, ensure the museum operates in a safe manner, and provide excellent customer service for all our visitors.

About the museum

Making steel pen nibs in Birmingham during the Victorian era was a major industry with 129 companies employing circa 8,000 workers (mostly women). When visiting the Pen Museum, you will discover a wide range of fascinating objects and details that help tell the story of Birmingham’s pen trade and its important legacy including the link between a prominent pen manufacturer (Josiah Mason) and the establishment of the University of Birmingham

Additional information

Number of meetings per annum/time commitment: Six meetings per annum/1.5 hours per meeting

Daytime or evening meetings: Evening

Closing date for applications: 1 May 2024

Click here to find out more and make an application>>