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We are seeking a Trustee to join our dynamic Board at a transformational moment in the history of the Geffrye Museum of the Home.

Home is universally relevant but also deeply personal. Our role is to engage people with the multiple meanings of home - past, present and future.

To achieve this, the museum is delivering an £18.1 million capital development project, Unlocking the Geffrye, to open up the Grade 1 listed almshouse buildings and period gardens to many more visitors and launch new spaces for learning, leisure and creativity.

We are also developing our commercial offer through events, trading, new spaces for hire and a new café. In addition, we are looking beyond the current capital project, creating a masterplan for the future museum.

You will be a progressive and well-connected individual who is excited by our plans and willing to spread the word. In particular, we are looking to strengthen our skills and representation in the following areas: fundraising; property and development; creative and digital industries.

This is a unique and exciting opportunity to join the Board - to make your mark and play a key role.

The appointment will be for a term of three years and there is the potential for this to be renewed for a second term.

Application Procedure

The deadline for applications is Monday 30 April 2018 by 5pm.

To discuss this role and/or request an application pack please contact: Shelley Spence, HR Manager, The Geffrye Museum, 136 Kingsland Road, London, E2 8EA. Direct Tel: 020 7749 6004; Email:  

Interviews will be held in London the week commencing 7 May 2018.

Post: Curator - Galleries and Exhibitions

Salary: £30,000 pa

Contract: Permanent

Hours: Full time (35 hours, 5 days per week)

What does home mean to you? We want to tell diverse and thought-provoking stories about everyday domestic spaces: past, present and future and to be a hub for conversation and creativity around the theme of home.

To achieve this, the museum is delivering an £18.1 million capital development project, ‘Unlocking the Geffrye’, to open up the historic buildings and gardens to many more visitors with new galleries, collections stores, a library and collections study room and further spaces for learning, leisure and creativity.

We are seeking a progressive, collaborative, creative and experienced curator, who will be able to hit the ground running. You will have a proven track record of delivering new galleries and temporary exhibitions and will take a key role in developing and delivering the new Home Gallery, garden interpretation and refreshing the period room galleries, as well as developing the temporary exhibition programme for when we re-open.

Download the full job description and person specification here. To apply please submit a CV and supporting statement and send by email: or submit here.

Closing date:  Sunday 1 April, 5pm

Interview date: Friday 13 April

If you have not received a response to your application by Monday 9 April, please assume that it has been unsuccessful.

The Geffrye Museum Trust is an equal opportunity employer. We have a firm commitment to encouraging fairness and diversity in our work force. Registered Charity in England and Wales No 803052.