Could you be our new Heritage Officer? We’re hiring!

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Glasgow City Heritage Trust is currently recruiting for a Heritage Officer (Grants).

Glasgow City Heritage Trust gives out almost £1 million in funding each year to help people in Glasgow protect, repair and promote the city’s historic buildings and places.

Through our conservation grants people enjoy, understand and care for Glasgow’s historic built environment and are able to access funding and expertise which ensures the sustainability of the city’s heritage for current and future generations. 

Our historic environment plays an important role in successful neighbourhoods and high streets which are vital as a local point for social and economic interactions and sustainable communities.

Heritage Officer (Grants)
Salary: £21,000 pa

Deadline for applications: Monday, 17 January 2022 at 12 noon. Shortlisted candidates will be informed by 24th January 2022.
Interviews: Thursday, 3 February 2022 via Zoom.

An exciting opportunity has become available for a Grants Officer to support the implementation of the Trust’s new Historic Built Environment Grants programme for the benefit of all people living and working in and visiting Glasgow.

You will be knowledgable about current building conservation practices and traditional building materials and techniques, and will have an informed interest in Glasgow’s heritage. You will have relevant heritage management, built heritage or conservation construction experience, which may include a formal qualification and/or membership of an appropriate professional body.

The successful candidate will manifest our core values: passionate, collaborative, innovative and forward-looking.

The Trust offers a variety of benefits to employees, including generous employer pension contributions, flexible working, 25 days paid annual leave, rising to 28 days after 3 years service and excellent opportunities for training and development. 

GCHT welcomes applications from all sections of the community and is an equal opportunities employer.

Job Description (.pdf)
Application Form (.doc)

To apply please use the links above to download the Job Description, and Application Form.

Application forms should be returned by email to

Please don’t hesitate to contact the Director Torsten Haak via to arrange an informal discussion.