NWFED Needs You! Could you be one of our new Board Members?

We’re looking for new board members, and you might be just the person we need!Are you working in the museum/cultural/arts sector in the North West as a paid staff member or volunteer?

Are you passionate about the role and value of museums, galleries and heritage to different audiences and communities?

Are you committed to creating diverse and inclusive opportunities for people in the sector?

Do you want to help raise awareness of the excellent work and practice taking place in the North West?

Are you looking for the opportunity to broaden your knowledge and gain experience in governance and board membership?

We are an independent membership organisation for the museum and heritage sector. Our focus during 2022/23 is to grow membership, cultivate new partnerships, diversify the reach of the Federation, and deliver a range of inclusive activities to support North West museum sector professionals and volunteers.

We are looking for Board members with interests and/or skills in digital communication/social media, event management, fundraising and business planning, but expressions of interest in other areas are also very welcome. We are looking to diversify our Board, so it is more inclusive and representative of our membership. We particularly want to hear from interested applicants who have diverse lived experience, and personal attributes to bring to the role.

If you are enthusiastic and can commit to attending 6 Board meetings per year online, we would like to hear from you.  In return we offer you the opportunity to work closely with experienced, friendly and supportive colleagues, to further develop your skills and career and to participate in key events and networks.

If you think this might be for you and you would like to find out more, please contact our NWFED Chair, Alex Walker, at info@nwfed.org.uk or on 07507 888271.

To nominate a new board member, please follow the instructions below. Please note that nominations close at 5pm on Wednesday 22nd June.

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