Development Coordinator (Maternity Cover), Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery


 Tullie House Museum & Art Gallery in Carlisle is a popular, ambitious and successful regional museum with a forward-thinking manifesto and internationally important collections. The museum houses the largest temporary exhibition gallery in the north west between Manchester and Glasgow and has an award-winning exhibitions & engagement programme. The museum has been an independent charitable Trust since 2011, it leads the NPO funded Cumbria Museum Consortium and has a range of impressive partners including the British Museum and the Universities of Cumbria and Lancaster. Tullie House is also renowned for its impressive international programme which involves working with a number of partners both in the UK and in China.

The museum is looking to employ a Development Coordinator to help shape funding opportunities through a diverse range of channels, initiatives and events.  The role focuses on developing access to funding from grants, trusts, foundations and sponsors, whilst building partner relationships with multiple stakeholders.

We are looking for someone who is efficient, organised and able to undertake independent research. Our ideal candidate will be highly diligent and able to interpret funding criteria to write draft project proposals. A knowledge of funding bodies that support cultural initiatives would be advantageous but is not essential. Candidates will need to enjoy collaborating with external partners and be an enthusiastic advocate for the museum.

If you are motivated to join an ambitious, leading cultural institution and think you possess the experience, drive and enthusiasm required for this position, we would love to hear from you.

Please note: This position is for up to 37 hours a week. Part time hours will also be considered.

To apply for the position, please visit our website, familiarise yourself with the job description and return a completed application form to

Closing date for this opportunity is Monday 8 July 9am, with interviews taking place Monday 15 July.