Seeking Non-Executive Directors

TWAM Enterprises

TWAM Enterprises is seeking two new non-executive directors to join its Board.

As an independent member of the Board, you will provide strong and creative strategic thinking and support the commercial development of TWAM Enterprises to ensure that it can generate the income needed to help sustain the nine museums and archives managed by Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums (TWAM).

With a proven track record of commercial achievement, you will be able to support, encourage and constructively challenge TWAM Enterprises staff in their roles in order to help develop the business and increases turnover and profitability.

We are particularly looking for directors with the following skills and experience:

  • Retail sales, management and development
  • Commercial marketing and online development

TWAM’s trading activity currently turns over £815,000 p.a. and, as non-executive director, you will help increase this to £927,000 by 2022.

Application Process

In order to apply for this role please email a current CV and letter of application (max. 2 sides A4) stating why you are interested in this role and what you would bring to it to to arrive by Friday 6 July 2018. Please note: interviews for these positions are scheduled to take place Thursday 26 July.

Download: Further information and Job Description


There is no remuneration for this post but reasonable expenses for travel will be paid.


Board members will serve a three-year term to be eligible for re-appointment for two additional terms.