Heritage Outreach Officer Vacancy

Heritage Outreach Officer £28,000 – £30,000

Glasgow City Heritage Trust has been supporting the repair and restoration of Glasgow’s historic environment since 2007. Over the last nine years, we have invested over £8 million in the conservation, enhancement and promotion of Glasgow’s built environment, helping over 1,700 people and organisations to repair their historic buildings.

An exciting opportunity has become available for an experienced professional to take responsibility for the Trust’s communication strategy and educational heritage grants programme. You will coordinate the Trust’s publicity, outreach and learning, events, seminars, conferences, print, website development, interpretation, promotional activities, exhibitions and partnerships.  All activities should promote best practice and it is important to identify training and volunteering opportunities as well as facilitating existing heritage organisations in Glasgow.  It is expected that the post holder will act as a spokesperson for the Trust in relation to TV and other media outlets.

You will be educated to degree level or equivalent in a relevant area such as communications, marketing, education, heritage or project management and have relevant experience gained in a similar service delivery organisation in a customer-facing role. You will have experience in project management, PR and media relations and be able to demonstrate an informed interest and knowledge of Glasgow’s built environment. Experience in event management and fundraising would be an advantage.

Please download the job description for further details.

Please don’t hesitate to contact the Director Torsten Haak under 0141 552 1331 for an informal discussion.

The deadline for application submission is Monday, 29 August 2016 at 12:00 noon. Shortlisted candidates will be informed by 5 September 2016. Interviews will be held on Monday 12 September 2016.

To apply please download a Heritage Outreach Application for Employment 2016 and send to: The Director, 54 Bell Street, Glasgow, G1 1LQ, or email: info@glasgowheritage.org.uk.