Museums Business Manager, St Albans Museums


Full-time, inclusive salary of £44,271 to £48,108 per year + essential car user allowance + up to 18.5% employer pension contribution

Closing date: 17 November 2019.

St Albans is a unique English Cathedral City with a colourful history which can be seen in the Roman remains and variety of beautiful architecture, heritage sites and conservation areas. Set within green belt, off the M25, A1M and M1 the District includes a cathedral, historic city centre and charming villages. St Albans Museums runs several sites including Verulamium Museum, the 15th century Clock Tower and the new St Albans Museum + Gallery, at the heart of the city centre.

In this post you will ensure the delivery of a high-quality and financially viable Museum service that delivers in partnership with stakeholders on the objective of making our city and district a centre of excellence for culture and heritage. With overall lead responsibility for the Council’s museum and wider heritage services, you will represent the Council on all culture and heritage related issues. 
You will drive forward both the strategic and commercial direction of the Museum Service by managing the various teams that ensure:

  • the museums venues are operated in an efficient, safe and effective manner;
  • the targets and outcomes for lettings, retail and fundraising are achieved;
  • exhibitions, learning activities and collections care are of the highest standards and;
  • grant funding is sourced and strong relationships are formed with funders, sponsors and key stakeholders.

St Albans Museums is open to all and as an organisation we are committed to encouraging equality, diversity and inclusion in our workplace. We particularly welcome applications from candidates that are under-represented in the museums and heritage sector, including black and minority ethnic candidates, candidates from diverse socio-economic backgrounds, and/or candidates with a disability.

Visit the Council website for more information, the job description and to apply:

Interviews are scheduled for w/c: 25 November 2019.