As a Museum Director, your main responsibility will be the continuous development and funding of the Museum.

Museum Director Job Duties:

As a Museum Director, you can expect your duties to include the following:

  • You will be responsible for overseeing and managing all operations within the museum, delegating tasks to different departments to ensure a smooth running space at all times.

  • You will be responsible for monitoring and supervising all aspects of a Museum’s collection and its archival storage.

  • You will be responsible for increasing visitor numbers and the development of the space in order to improve the overall satisfaction of the museum.

  • You will be responsible for creating plans to increase fundraising methods and ways to increase donations.

  • You will be organising events to network with possible donors.

  • You will be managing budgets and striving to achieve targets.

  • You will be responsible for carrying out research relevant to the Museum’s artefacts.

  • You will create/design new approaches to education and learning.

Key skills and qualifications of a Museum Director:

The following skills will be beneficial to a candidate looking to apply for this role:

  • Understanding of fundraising and event management is required.

  • Having previous experience of working within a museum at a managerial or director level is a requirement for this role.

  • Curatorial and archival knowledge of artefacts is essential.

  • Being able to manage and direct staff efficiently and effectively is essential.

  • Strong administration skills are essential for this role.

  • Excellent communication skills are essential to promote the museum.

Is a Museum Director job in your future?

If the above sounds like a position that you would be suitable for, then please contact us here.​

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