Located within the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Maritime Greenwich, Royal Museums Greenwich (RMG) is home to the National Maritime Museum, Royal Observatory, the Peter Harrison Planetarium, Cutty Sark, the Queen’s House, and also the Prince Philip Maritime Collections Centre in Kidbrooke. As one of the top 10 cultural attractions in the UK, RMG is dedicated to enriching people’s understanding of the sea, the exploration of space, and Britain’s role in world history.
Having just delivered an exciting five year masterplan project, and working towards a new corporate plan, Royal Museums Greenwich are seeking an inspirational and talented individual to lead us into the future. Providing exceptional leadership to the world’s foremost maritime museum, with the engagement of all staff and volunteers and the support of Trustees the Director will ensure the care and development of our buildings and collections, research and scholarship, exhibitions and learning, outreach and access to ever-growing audiences both physical and online. Meeting the expectations of all our stakeholders you will sustain and build on all our work and international reputation in fulfilling our mission.
Candidates should have an understanding of the critical importance of self-generated income, both commercial and via sponsorship, to the modern museum. With a strong track record in delivering excellence in the museum or heritage sector and experience of building and leading high performing teams in a complex multi-disciplinary environment, you will be a visionary and accomplished leader looking for your next challenge.
Saxton Bampfylde Ltd is acting as an employment agency advisor to Royal Museums Greenwich on this appointment. For further information about the role, including details about how to apply, please visit www.saxbam.com/appointments using reference EABZD. Alternatively telephone +44 (0)20 7227 0880 (during office hours). Applications should be received by noon Wednesday 27 March 2019.