Project coordinator sought for proposed Flow Country UNESCO World Heritage Site

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Job opportunity!


The Peatlands Partnership and the Flow Country proposed UNESCO World Heritage Site Steering Group wish to appoint a Project Coordinator to take forward the Technical Evaluation for submission to the Department of Culture, Media and Sport in 2019. The post has been advertised by Highland Council on My JobScotland where you can find more details at .

World Heritage Site Coordinator for the English Lake District – top job in a top place

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Wasdale-5-Andrew-LockingA further opportunity has arisen to apply for this fantastic opportunity to work in a beautiful UNESCO World Heritage Site. All enquiries:

‘Commercial Best Practice in World Heritage’ workshop, Kew Gardens

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IMG_1878Tickets are selling fast for the World Heritage UK technical workshop ‘Commercial Best Practice in World Heritage’ to be held at the Kew Gardens UNESCO World Heritage Site on the 6th and 7th March 2018.

Details are being finalised but this World Heritage UK workshop ‘Commercial Best Practice in World Heritage’ is not to be missed! It will include speaker experts from the top of their professional game and some unique behind-the-scenes experiences not available to the visiting public at the Kew Gardens UNESCO World Heritage Site.

The developing workshop package includes:

2 day entry to Kew Gardens

Three workshop sessions on commercial best practice with top speakers for your CPD

Exclusive access to preview two new exhibits – The Pagoda and The Temperate House

1 hour Explorer Bus tour of Kew Gardens

‘Back of House’ experience – see the rarest of plants and hear from the horticultural scientists conserving them

Two Lunches and refreshments

Evening networking dinner in Richmond (optional extra)

Tickets are just £95 plus Eventbrite booking fee (or £20 for World Heritage UK Voting Member organisations, to cover catering and admin costs).

Ticket booking and outline programme details are available at

More details on the programme will be circulated shortly.

Advance booking is essential as only 50 places are available for the workshop sessions and behind the scenes tours. Please be advised that 33% of the places available for this workshop have been snapped up already so if you or your colleagues do intend to come to the Kew Gardens workshop you are advised to secure your place as soon as possible or you may be disappointed.

Please do share this message with relevant colleagues and networks.

Fancy a World Heritage job in the English Lake District?

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Join the applicants flocking to this exciting new new position!

The Lake District National Park Authority are currently advertising for a full time World Heritage Site Coordinator in UK’s most recently inscribed UNESCO World Heritage Site. Further details can be found at:

CEO sought at New Lanark World Heritage Site

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  • All applications and enquiries to
    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).