Director – Shire Hall Museum

Job Title: Director
Salary: £37,500
Location: Shire Hall Historic Courthouse High West Street, Dorchester Dorset DT1 1UY
Closing date: 12:00 am 11 July 2022

Overview of role

The purpose of this role is to provide inspired leadership to Shire Hall Museum as the most senior staff member, overseeing the strategy, policies, plans, budget and operations in order to ensure the delivery of the Charity’s aims and ambitions. The Director will establish an excellent working relationship with the Board of Trustees and implement the Museum’s strategy.

The Director will provide overall leadership for the Museum and will play a lead role in increasing the organisation’s financial sustainability, to ensure it becomes a thriving, resilient organisation into the future.

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To Apply

Please contact Abbie King on 01305 261849 if you would like to discuss the role and person specification before making an application.

Your application is invited through a CV and covering letter of no more than two sides of A4.

Please submit your application by email Cheryl Hutton, PA to the Director, at

Closing date: Monday 11 July 2022

Interview: Tuesday 19 July 2022