As a registered charity, the Design Museum generates more than 98% of their operating budget from admissions, retail, charitable donations and sponsorship. Having set a spectacular stage for the future of the museum, they are now tasked with building a long term sustainable operating model, one which has entrepreneurship and forward thinking at its heart.
The Director of Finance and Operations role was central to the delivery of the Design Museum’s vision. The role was to play a critical role in the leadership team; to deliver a sound operation, ensure they maximised commercial income, shaping and delivering the strategic plan. The Director of Finance and Operations was a broad role with a wide remit, responsible for providing strategic leadership for Finance, HR, IT, Legal, Risk Management, Governance and Facilities Management.