We are looking for an experienced chartered accountant to join the Board of the Charles Dickens Museum. The Board provides overarching strategic leadership for the Museum, which cares for the house in which Charles Dickens lived, 48 Doughty Street, and the adjoining property, and a unique and substantial collection of documents and artefacts. A crucial part of the Board’s role is to provide support and advice to the Museum’s Director and staff. Eligible candidates will need to show evidence of the ability to think strategically, to review and question management reports and financial information, to assess and manage risk, and to develop sound forward plans to ensure an exciting and sustainable future for the Museum.

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About Charles Dickens Museum

The Charles Dickens Museum aims to be the leading centre for the study, appreciation and enjoyment of Charles Dickens’s life and work. 48 Doughty Street is the only remaining house of Charles Dickens in London and the one in which he began married life, became established as a writer, and rose rapidly to international fame. The Charles Dickens Museum houses the world’s finest and most comprehensive collection of material relating to Charles Dickens with over 100,000 items including furniture, personal effects, paintings, prints, photographs, letters, manuscripts, and rare editions. A temporary exhibition programme enhances and complements the Museum’s permanent displays.