Trustee

  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 23rd May 2022


  • Advertised from 6th May 2022

Role

Exciting opportunity to join our Board and contribute to ensuring that Edinburgh’s World Heritage status is a dynamic force that benefits everyone

We are looking for new Board trustees with drive and enthusiasm who are:

  • Passionate about Edinburgh and the Old and New Towns of Edinburgh World Heritage Site
  • Interested in how we connect and engage all people in our heritage
  • Skilled and experienced in one or more of the following: conservation and maintenance of the built environment, finance, HR, events and fundraising

Our mission is to connect people to their heritage in everything we do – whether through the conservation of historic buildings, delivering improvements to the public realm, developing our new climate emergency programme or engaging people directly with the rich heritage of their city.

As a trustee you will be responsible for the strategic direction of the organisation and stewardship of public and charitably given funds, supporting and adding value to the work of its professional team in conservation, engagement and capacity building.

We wish to attract people from a broad range of backgrounds, demographics and cultures to steer and inform our work. We are aiming for inclusivity, richness of experience and diversity in our workforce and on our Board, to ensure that Edinburgh World Heritage reflects the diversity of the world we live and work in, We particularly welcome applications from young people or those interested in applying for their first trusteeship. Appropriate support, including induction and training, will be given.

Board meetings occur five times a year. Board trustees are also expected to play a role in at least one the organisation’s committees or groups.

Application notes

An application form and full details of the post may be downloaded below or from EWH’s website ewh.org.uk/trustees.

The closing date for applications is 5pm on Monday 23rd May 2022.


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