This is an exciting opportunity to join the Board of Trustees of one of Jersey’s most cherished institutions. Jersey Heritage Trust is looking to appoint a Chair and several Trustees to its Board.

You will share our vision to be an inspirational guardian and champion of our island’s rich and varied history.

The new Chair will lead our Board of existing and new Trustees as we embark on developing an innovative heritage strategy and work towards a new constitution.

Applicants for the roles of Chair and Trustee should be able to demonstrate :

  • passion for what we do
  • governance experience
  • the ability to positively influence stakeholders and partners
  • that they possess skills that will add value to the Board as a team
  • possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

We have a strong commitment to diversity on our Board. We aim to ensure that the Board of Trustees is a diverse and balanced group of people, in terms of gender, ethnicity, age, disability, experience, skills, track record and attitude and who all share a commitment to the Jersey Heritage Trust and welcome applications that will achieve that aim.

For an informal discussion contact Claire Follain, Acting Chair, via Bronwen Garth-Thornton, Secretary to the CEO at, T: +44 (0)1534 633313

The positions of Chair and Trustee are not remunerated.


Application is by CV and a covering statement outlining your interest in Jersey Heritage and the role, the contribution you can make and your relevant skills and experience.  Please send this via email to Bronwen at

Closing date is January 24th 2020 Interviews will be held w/c February 3rd 2020

Supporting Information

Chair of Trustees Role Profile

Trustee Role Profile

Notes for Trustees and Chair of Trustees