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Benton End Project Director


The Garden Museum is seeking an exceptional Project Director to lead a significant new arts, horticultural and community initiative at Benton End in Hadleigh, Suffolk. The Project Director would oversee the transformation of Benton End, the former residence of artist Cedric Morris, and currently empty, to a thriving cultural and community venue in the heart of Suffolk.

This position would suit an experienced professional from the cultural sector, with experience of delivering National Lottery Heritage Fund projects, and running arts venues, museums or heritage sites.

Application Process

Please use the form below or email a CV and covering letter outlining your interest, skills and experience in relation to the job description to:

Please ensure you mark the subject box: BENTON END PROJECT DIRECTOR and also include details of two referees in your application, who we can contact if you are selected for interview.

Closing date for applications Monday 28th February 2021 5pm

First interviews will be held at Benton End, Suffolk week commencing 21st March 2021

(The house is currently closed to the public, but shortlisted candidates will be given a tour of the site)

Second interviews will be held at the Garden Museum in London week commencing 28th March 2021.


  • Max. file size: 64 MB.
  • Max. file size: 64 MB.

  • Apply by: 28/02/2022
  • Full time (although 4 days per week will be considered for the right candidate). Occasional evening and weekend working may also be required.
  • Two year fixed-term
  • £50,000 per annum (or the pro-rata thereof for part-time working)
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