Chair of Trustees at the Roald Dahl Museum

The Board of the Roald Dahl Museum & Story Centre is looking for a committed, enthusiastic person to lead the governing body of the Museum charity. Could YOU be our next Chair of Trustees?

Image of Roald Dahl through trees in the courtyard

Candidates should be able to confidently answer 'yes' to the following questions.

  • Are you excited by the opportunity for more people to make and share their stories, inspired by the heritage of Roald Dahl?
  • Do you have experience of best practice in the governance of a charity?
  • Do you have leadership and people management skills, especially in supporting senior executives from a non-executive role?
  • Do you have compelling communication skills to advocate for our cause, influence funders and stakeholders, and develop a strong team of trustees?
  • Are you committed to being a role model to increase the inclusivity of our organisation?
  • Do you have experience of major capital and organisational development projects?
  • Are you keen to give your time and keep learning?

You can download an application form and candidate application pack from the link box on this page.

All applications will be handled by our recruitment partner Trustees Unlimited (part of the Russam group). All applications should be uploaded HERE.

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Melissa Baxter on: | 07789 985 229



  • Timetable Closing date for applications: Monday 9 May 2022
  • Preliminary discussions with Trustees Unlimited: Weeks commencing 9 & 16 May 2022
  • First Interviews with RDMSC: Friday 1 July 2022 (in person)
  • Second interviews: Friday 8 July 2022 (online)

Please let us know if you need us to make any adjustments for you to be able to apply for this role or to attend an interview. The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre is committed to inclusive and equitable recruitment.