Vacancies 2019-01-15T17:05:49+00:00

Vacancies & Opportunities To Work With Scarborough Museums Trust


Scarborough Museums Trust and the Creative Industries Centre Trust Ltd (Woodend) are in the process of coming together as one organisation to support the creative industries in the Borough of Scarborough and to deliver a World class cultural offer for our residents and visitors.

This is an exciting time for creativity, culture, learning and heritage in Scarborough.

The combined organisation has significant plans to develop our three important venues (Rotunda Museum, Scarborough Art Gallery and Woodend Creative Workspace), transform the Crescent into a vibrant cultural destination, launch an ambitious collections digitisation programme, work with new partners to deliver our outreach activities and continue to support the growth of the creative industries in Scarborough.

We have just appointed a CEO, Andrew Clay, and now are looking for two Senior Managers a Head of Operations and a Head of Collections and Curation. These roles will support Andrew to drive forward the organisation and ensure we connect people with place, curiosity and creativity.

Our vision for the newly formed organisation is that people are at the heart of everything we do. This could be through exceeding visitors expectations and needs, or supporting our team of talented employees and volunteers to develop their potential and be actively engaged with our ethos and offer.

The type of people we are looking for to make a difference

You will have a team to support you but as these roles are new to the organisation you must be able to be hands on as well as strategic.  You will be a creative thinker, be innovative and be capable of thinking outside the box to develop new services and our offer.

You must be a people person with a passion for communication and engaging and inspiring others.  A leader who encourages and maximises the efforts and initiative of your team creating a great place to work and visit.

You will have experience of developing and implementing processes and improvements to ensure quality standards.  You will have the ability and experience to have honest conversations and make sometimes perceived difficult decisions to move things forward.  You will have honesty and integrity with a commitment and passion for showcasing the amazing cultural experiences Scarborough and the Coast has to offer.

Head of Collections and Curation, circa £30,000 per annum

Job Description

Head of Operations, circa £30,000 per annum

 Job Description

How do I apply?

Please read the job description and apply by sending us your CV and covering letter to Andrew Clay,  explaining why you feel you would be perfect for the role.

If you would like an informal discussion about the role please contact Andrew Clay, CEO on 01723 384 500 or via email at  

The Application Deadline for both jobs is 4th February at 12 noon.


We are currently looking for volunteers to join our Learning Team as Activities Volunteers and Learning Volunteers.

Whether you want to make new friends, give something back, fill your spare time, enhance your CV or gain experience – we pay travel expenses so it shouldn’t cost you a penny.

If you are interested in becoming a volunteer on our Learning Team, please fill out an application form and return to our Venues and Volunteer Manager or send to Scarborough Museums Trust, Woodend, The Crescent, Scarborough, YO11 2PW.