Chief Executive

Type: Full-Time, Permanent
Location: Based in Lerwick, Shetland
Salary: £55,000 - £65,000 with generous pension and relocation expenses
Closing Date: Midnight, Monday 5th February 2018

Full Description

In stunning surroundings and with an unparalleled history, this is a rare chance to lead Shetland Amenity Trust, a charity set up in 1983 to care for the islands’ exceptional culture and heritage and improve access to them.

As well as being a grant giver, the Trust runs a large number of projects and events. These include the Geopark which is of international and UNESCO interest, a Viking project, a woodland conservation scheme, a museum and archives which hosts a cafe, a range of community history projects, tourist holidays and accommodation, and a number of cultural events which have global appeal.

The role of CEO with the Trust will be varied, exciting and challenging while allowing you to showcase your talents to the max.

If you are an experienced and inspirational leader with strong management skills who has a background in and a passion for heritage and culture organisations then this could be the ideal opportunity for you. You will need to be 100% committed to the cause and willing to embrace all the challenges a role like this encompasses. In return you will work with a skilled and dedicated group of Trustees and experience the unique way of life on a Scottish island.

If you are excited by what you hear then please contact us today to receive a candidate pack which will give you a full background to this incredible opportunity.

How To Apply

If you, or anyone that you know, would like to find out more about this role, please email [email protected] for a full information pack prior to making your application.

Closing Date: Midnight, Monday 5th February 2018

Interview Date: Monday 26th February 2018 (in Shetland)

This search is being conducted exclusively on behalf of Shetland Amenity Trust by BTA. Our leadership team have all worked in the voluntary sector and we use this experience to match organisations and individuals to create great appointments.