Museum Manager – Fleetwood Museum

Job Title: Museum Manager
Salary: £29,000
Hours: Full time
Term: Permanent
Location: Fleetwood Museum,  6-7 Queen’s Terrace,  Fleetwood, Lancashire  FY7 6BT
Closing date: 12:00 am 16 October 2023

Fleetwood Museum Trust is looking for a Museum Manager to join us working at one of the Lancashire coast’s most unique museums and heritage sites.  If you are passionate about bringing coastal, social and industrial heritage to life, inspiring the public and delivering a great visitor experience then this post is for you.

This role leads the site team and is responsible for the management of the site including an assistant, volunteers, operations, collections, facilities and income generation. It is also responsible for delivering a high-quality visitor experience at the site including tours, special events, exhibitions and facilitating group and school visits.

The post will lead on major developments on the site commencing in late 2023.

The Museum is independent and tells the story of the Fleetwood community from its birth as a Victorian new town through the years as a major commercial port, transport hub and holiday town.

Since 2018 the Trust has taken over and managed two significant collections, gained full accreditation and completed extensive renovations. As they progress in their endeavours to deliver a quality experience for visitors and locals alike they have started an ambitious programme to improve the conditions of their historic boat collection. The museum is a valuable community asset to the local culture, is well supported and apart from expanding our collection has recently acquired an attached property to blend with the major plans in progress.

They require a personable manager with a dynamic edge and expertise that complements their dedicated team. This is a great opportunity to immerse yourself into a very exciting role and applicants with the necessary skills and enthusiasm to promote and enliven our museum are encouraged to apply.

Salary: £29,000 – £32,000

This is a permanent post based at Fleetwood Museum in Fleetwood.  The hours are 37 hours per week including occasional weekends and Bank Holidays subject to events.

For a detailed Job Profile and Selection Criteria please email:

To apply for this post please email a CV (2 sides of A4 only) including details of 2 referees and a covering letter to:

Applications to arrive by Monday 16 October.

Please let us know if we will need to make any special arrangements to enable you to attend of you are selected for interview.