Director of External Affairs

Museum of London
Circa £95,000

We are here to enrich the understanding and appreciation of London and all its people – past, present, future. The Museum of London is a home for learning, exploration and adventure, we aspire to be a force for good in London as London must be for the world.

The Role

As our Director of External Affairs, you will harness the power of our brand and our relationships to help to drive forward a series of major capital fundraising campaigns that will deliver transformational change for the Museum and getting Londoners from every walk of life behind these projects.

You will play a significant role in helping the Museum to realise its vision in extraordinary ways to become one of the most well-known and innovative cultural destinations in the UK and worldwide. As a key member of the Executive Team, you will work closely with the Director and the Board to build support, income and partnerships and significantly increase our brand awareness and audience participation. 

We need someone who is incredibly ambitious for the organisation who brings experience and a broad track-record of working on game changing projects with high-profile organisations. You will bring ready contacts from across government, funders and the media and will actively leverage these relationships on behalf of the Museum. 

We believe that diversity, inclusion and creativity go hand in hand. Having people with a diverse range of experiences and views mean that we are able to provide museums which are meaningful to a wider range of visitors and creates a more welcoming environment to a wider range of people. We particularly welcome applications from disabled, Black, Asian and ethnically diverse candidates, who are currently under-represented in our organisation.


Download the candidate brief to find out about the role.