Chair and Trustees

Organisation: Scottish Fisheries Museum Trust

Salary: Voluntary (Unpaid)

Location: Scottish Fisheries Museum, Anstruther, Fife, KY10 3AB

The Scottish Fisheries Museum is seeking a new Chair and Trustees to shape and guide the organisation’s future direction. We are looking for people who are committed to using their expertise and networks in support of our charitable objectives and goals.

Located in Anstruther, the Scottish Fisheries Museum was founded in 1969, to collect, record and interpret the history of the fishing industry in Scotland. The company which operates the museum is a registered charity, and the museum has expanded to occupy several adjacent properties. The charity holds over 65,000 artefacts, including historic fishing vessels and two currently operational vessels, recognised as a collection of national significance.

We are particularly looking for
– Financial experience, either in the charity or commercial sector – ideally a mixture of both
– Experience of developing effective media and communications – as manager or user
– Senior operational experience in a museum or third sector organisation
– Experience of effective fundraising and successful grant applications/projects
– Experience of charity governance and/or legal experience
– Experience of working with volunteers

How to apply

For an informal discussion about the role please contact To apply, please submit a statement of interest, including a brief biography detailing relevant experience, to . The deadline for applications is Monday 22nd April at 5pm and shortlisted candidates will be invited to interview.

Trustees are formally elected for a usual 3-year term at the AGM held in July each year but can be co-opted between AGMs.

Application Deadline: Monday 22/04/2024