Marketing and Income Generation Trustee

Marketing and Income Generation Trustee

At a glance


  • Digital strategy
  • Digital Trustees
  • Business development
  • Fundraising events
  • Fundraising strategy
  • Researching funders / writing proposals
  • Advertising
  • Market research
  • Marketing strategy
  • Public relations


Billericay, , CM12 9BS
Mainly at home
Travel limit? Within 25 miles


Either in or out of office hours Board meetings take place a maximum of 6 times p.a. (2-3 hours.) We are looking for a commitment of 1-2 hours p.w. (although more would be welcomed!)

Visitors from building boards in a digital age

The charity above is registered with Reach Volunteering and is looking for a volunteer to fill this opportunity. Reach Volunteering is a community (and registered charity) that connects people, skills and good causes.

The Cater Museum is looking for enthusiastic Trustees with drive and energy to ensure the transformation of the Museum into the thriving community hub it has the potential to be.

What will you be doing?

The Cater Museum is a small museum with big ambitions! We are looking for committed individuals from a variety of backgrounds who are eager to share their knowledge, time and expertise. Being a trustee of The Cater Museum would mean making decisions that would impact the visitors, our community and museum personnel. Trustees would be required to use their expertise to support the strategic development of the museum.

All Trustees of The Cater Museum would be expected to:

  • Attend meetings and appointments fully prepared and ready to engage in the decision making process
  • Act with unity to achieve the museum’s strategic goals
  • Respect the organisation’s confidentiality
  • Have a good and up-to-date knowledge of the museum, how it operates and the environment it operates in.
  • Engage in project work and working parties, when the need arises.

In addition to the above, Trustees commit to serving a term of three years, which can be renewed.

The Cater Museum’s Board meets a maximum of 6 times a year, with the meetings lasting between 2 and 3 hours

What are we looking for?

The Cater Museum is hoping to find a committed marketing and income generation trustee to help understand and expand our audience, identify funding opportunities and increase the museum’s profile.

The following skills are essential to the role:

  • Digital strategy
  • Marketing strategy
  • Fundraising strategy

The following skills/interests are desired:

  • Experience of researching funding opportunities and writing grant proposals
  • Knowledge of market research and audience development
  • Knowledge of brand development
  • An interest in museums/heritage

What difference will you make?

The Cater Museum is entering an exciting period of transformation and this role is vital in helping to rejuvenate the museum. With your skills and expertise you will aid the museum’s development and create a better future for the museum, our users and the community. A more resilient board will open up funding opportunities for the museum to begin interesting projects, engage new audiences and improve our services.

What's in it for the volunteer?

As a Trustee you would be an integral and valued part of The Cater Museum team. You would have the opportunity to play a part in the museum's future as well as engage with exciting projects and developments. As a Trustee you would have access to museum focused training and networking groups. As The Cater Museum is a member of the Museum's Association our trustees, staff and volunteers have access to reduced cost personal membership. Benefits of this includes free or discounted entry to museums or special exhibitions.

  • Museums / heritage
  • The purpose of the museum is to maintain a base for the exhibition of local objects for the benefit and use of the inhabitants of and visitors to Billericay and the surrounding area. The museum's...