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Director, Royal Institution of Cornwall (RIC)

The Royal Institution of Cornwall, a charity that runs the Royal Cornwall Museum, is seeking to appoint an inspirational leader who possesses exceptional strategic, interpersonal and ambassadorial skills. We are interested in an individual with the ability to reimagine and transform the Charity and who possesses the necessary drive and focus to improve its impact over the next five years.

You will be a creative thinker, financially astute, with a track record of stimulating growth in both audiences and income with a clear aspiration to ensure that local communities and stakeholders continue to regard the RIC as a partner of choice. Crucially, you will be excited about the opportunity to effect significant and lasting change for the Charity and our beneficiaries.

An emotionally intelligent leader, you will bring an authentic commitment to the purpose of the organisation and be able to get the most from our volunteers and dedicated staff team. With excellent influencing skills, the successful candidate will need to motivate, encourage and bring energy to the delivery of our goals with a real can-do approach and an aptitude for problem solving.

You must be a credible leader and an accomplished relationship builder, adept at leading the Charity externally with key stakeholders and be able to demonstrate how to create impact in the social, cultural and political environment in which the Charity operates.

Closing date for applications  – Monday 17th June at 12 noon.
Interviews will be held on 10th and 11th July.

For an informal discussion about this role please contact Julie Seyler, Vice Chair, on 07969919871. For further information and application form please contact Ian Wall at

RIC Application Form

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