Reporting to the Chairmen of the Regimental and Museum Trusts you will be principally responsible for managing the
operation of the Regimental Museum in Stirling Castle in partnership with Historic Environment Scotland, and for
delivering the charitable objectives of the two Trusts in accordance with their Deeds of Trust and respective
To work with the Trustees to develop plans and policies and to lead the organisation, ensuring its sustainability
into the future.
Main duties and responsibilities
- Manage the operation of The Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders Museum, and the partnership with Historic
Environment Scotland, to deliver outstanding visitor satisfaction and enhance the Museum’s standing as a major
- Undertake ongoing fundraising to support the Museum’s charitable
- Manage the Museum staff so as to motivate them while abiding by all relevant HR policies and
- Assist the Trustees to provide effective governance of the Trusts by providing them with
accurate and timely information as well as interfacing with regulators, auditors and other third
- Provide effective financial oversight and control of the Museum’s activities including
budgeting, financial reporting and cash flow management.
- Preserve the Museum’s collection and it’s
“Nationally Significant” status.
- Maintain effective working relationships with key stakeholders (HES,
National Heritage Lottery Fund, Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator), together with other relevant
accreditation bodies such as Museums Galleries Scotland.
- Maintain effective working relationships with
the Armed Forces and all Argyll veterans.
The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate experience in the following:
- An understanding of, and interest in the Museum/Heritage sector and the Armed Forces.
preferably in the charity sector.
- Staff management and HR issues.
- Budget management and
- Successfully managing relationships with third parties.
- Strategic thinking
and problem solving.
- Well-developed communication skills including IT, literacy and
- Ability to plan and lead meetings, minute-taking and the execution of decisions.
- A highly motivated ‘self-starter’ with flexibility, flair and creativity.
- Commercially focussed with personal credibility and excellent communication skills.
- Strong leadership and people management skills.
- Strong influencing skills.
- Comfortable managing multiple tasks and priorities simultaneously
Applications by 18 June 2021
Covering letter/Supporting statement – one side of A4 only, and CV – up to sides of A4 only, to Brigadier Adam
Griffiths, The Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders’ Museum, The Castle, Stirling, FK8 1EH. Ideally by email to:
For a confidential chat with the current CEO: phone Richard Hickson 07769 223679