Work Opportunities

We’re delighted that you’re interested in working with us here at Lakeland Arts.

Lakeland Arts is proud of its remarkable achievements, due in part to the dedication and hard work of its staff. Our continued success depends on the contribution and expertise of every individual we employ.

Gordon Watson
Chief Executive, Lakeland Arts


Director of Finance and Resources

Location: All Lakeland Arts sites, Kendal and Bowness, Cumbria
Salary: £40,000 - £44,000 + benefits (salary negotiable dependent upon experience)
Closing date: Monday 16 May 2016
Interviews: Thursday 26 May 2016

You will play a key role in driving forward the organisation’s strategic plans and take a lead on crucial governance matters.  We are looking for an accountant with outstanding financial experience who is able to demonstrate the capabilities required to execute the role, and lead and inspire the finance, HR and resources team. You will have excellent communication and organisational skills with the ability to influence and manage a variety of stakeholders. With experience of operating and delivering results at a senior level, this is an exciting opportunity for a driven financial expert to take ownership of a finance, HR and resources function within an organisation in the middle of an exciting growth phase.  Applications are firmly welcomed from those with purely commercial backgrounds as well as proven performers already working within the not for profit sector.

Director of Finance and Resources Recruitment Pack (pdf)


Cumbria Museum Consortium Manager

Location: Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery, Wordsworth Trust and Lakeland Arts
Rate: £32,778 pro rara
Hours: 24 hours per week (until March 2018)
Closing Date: Thursday 5 May 2016

This is a fantastic opportunity to lead and manage a programme in Cumbria’s museums with national and international impact.

The Cumbria Museum Consortium (CMC) consisting of Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery Trust, Wordsworth Trust and Lakeland Arts is a Major Partner Museum supported by Arts Council England. CMC delivers exciting and innovative programmes celebrating excellence in museums and ensuring more people experience and are inspired by the richness of Cumbria’s heritage.

You will manage and coordinate the Cumbria Museum Consortium programme, ensuring good communication across CMC and act as a key advocate for the Programme. You will report to the Directors of the Consortium on the programme. We are looking for someone with excellent project management, communication and organisational skills, who wants to work with an experienced and diverse team to deliver a transformational programme in Cumbria working with national and international partners. You will be employed by Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery Trust but, by agreement could be based in any of the three locations.

Cumbria Museum Consortium Job Description (pdf)
Cumbria Museum Consortium Application Form (pdf)

Application forms for this post can to be emailed to the HR Advisor HERE or be sent to the following address: FAO: HR Advisor, Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery, Castle Street, Carlisle, CA3 8TP.


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