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Digital Content Assistant (Dunollie GLAD Project)

  • Part time
  • £19,656 pro-rata
  • Dunollie Museum, Castle & Grounds (Oban)
  • Closing 28th January 2022

  • Advertised from 7th January 2022
  • £8,333 - 15 Hours p/w


The MacDougall of Dunollie Preservation Trust (DPT) was set up in 1998 in order to provide specific charitable benefits. The Trust’s charitable purposes are to advance the heritage of the historic castles and property historically belonging to the family of the MacDougalls of Dunollie, Oban, Argyll, hereditary chiefs of the Clan MacDougall, and to preserve and retain in Scotland the artefacts, paintings and others also historically belonging to the MacDougalls of Dunollie, and to advance education through public display and interpretation of these historic assets.

These charitable purposes are delivered in the main, via Dunollie Museum Castle & Grounds.


The post holder will follow the brand new Dunollie GLAD project, funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund. The primary purpose for the role will be gathering content for use in digital outputs, creating interesting and educational online resources for world-wide and onsite consumption. The aim is to contribute to engaging audiences from all over the world in Dunollie’s fascinating heritage using new digital methods.

Dunollie GLAD establishes a route through the aftermath of the pandemic to provide structure, foundation, methodology for a sustainable new era for DPT. The plan utilises the charity’s expansive green spaces and its digital opportunities for physical additions, growing engagement and new opportunities and innovative approaches which will allow existing and new audiences increased access to our heritage safely and comfortably. The plan explores new methods for us to deliver benefits to our community, to re-build revenue streams, and support our local economy, to the standard that our exceptional operation was headed prior to the virus outbreak. Dunollie GLAD focusses on three main strands

  • Dunollie Historic Garden activity space for social distance and outdoor opportunities.
  • Dunollie Links Post Covid - Community Engagement in ways which meet the needs of the new normal and
  • Dunollie Digital connections taking our resource and bringing it bang up to date in the post-covid world-wide digital market place.

Application notes

Closing Date: 28 January 2022

Interviews scheduled to take place the week beginning the 7 February 2022.

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Emma Sutcliffe (General Manager) by emailing or by phoning 01631 570550 during office hours (Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm).

Please apply using an update to date CV and Covering Letter, outlining your suitability for the role.

Applications can be submitted to or delivered to Recruitment, Dunollie Museum, Castle and Grounds, North Wing, Dunollie House, PA34 5TT.