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CEO sought at New Lanark World Heritage Site

April 29, 2016 Published by Beth Thomas

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    Role: Chief Executive
    Location: New Lanark
    Salary: c.£80,000
    New Lanark is a World Heritage site – an authentic and enduring historic community which
    preserves and celebrates social and economic values that remain of global contemporary
    relevance. It is an international, award-winning visitor destination and a living, working
    New Lanark Trust, an independent charity, is the principal owner and manager of property
    within the World Heritage Site, having carried out one of the most significant heritage
    restoration projects in Scotland for many years.
    Reporting to the Board of Trustees through the Chair of the Board, the Chief Executive is
    responsible for leading and managing the operations of New Lanark Trust and its subsidiary
    companies, ensuring the overall financial sustainability of the Trust and safeguarding the
    historic village of New Lanark.
    The ideal candidate will have a creative, innovative, imaginative and energetic leadership
    approach, directed at maintaining financial sustainability without compromising the social
    and historical context of New Lanark’s heritage. An ability and willingness to work and
    communicate effectively with a multi-disciplinary Board of non-executive Trustees is
    essential as is a demonstrable track record in successfully managing commercial activities.
    Candidates should have experience in developing and influencing strategy and policy and in
    establishing and maintaining relationships with external stakeholders and strategic partners.
    We are looking for someone who has an empathy with heritage values and the legacy of
    Robert Owen and who is passionate about the prospect of leading our dedicated team and
    iconic organisation.
    For more information, including how to apply, please visit
    or call Catriona Mackie at our recruitment partners, Aspen People, on 0141 212 7555 for a
    confidential discussion.
    Closing date for applications is Monday 16
    May 2016.
    New Lanark Trust (Registered Charity SC008552).