Trustee Vacancy – Fundraising

Elizabeth Gaskell’s House has a great opportunity for a fundraising specialist to join our Board of Trustees.

We are looking for someone with enthusiasm and experience in fundraising for charities to join our Board and support the House through an exciting new chapter as we approach our 10th Anniversary of being open to the public. We are especially excited to hear from somebody with experience in Trusts and Foundations.

Full details on the role, about Elizabeth Gaskell’s House and what it means to be a Trustee at Elizabeth Gaskell’s House below:

Click here to download our Trustee Recruitment Pack

How to Apply

Please send us your CV and covering letter to 

If a written application is not the most accessible way for you to apply and you have an alternative preference (e.g. a video application) we’d encourage you to get in touch and we can discuss what adjustments we can make to our process so that it’s accessible to you.

If you would like an to chat to discuss the role further, please contact Sally, our House Director at

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