National Museums Scotland is one of the leading museums groups in the UK and Europe, and cares for a collection of over 12 million items of national and international importance. It has a key role to play as a national centre of excellence by enhancing its public services through increasing access and digital reach to its collections, both nationally and internationally, and by continuing to support the museum community across Scotland. It also contributes and supports education, research, business and innovation, and its work enhances the reputation of Scotland as a country with a rich cultural heritage and a vibrant future.
We are now looking for up to three new trustees to play a key role in developing one of Europe’s premier museums groups.
Serving as a Trustee on the Board of such an important organisation offers a real opportunity to make a positive contribution to life in Scotland. If you are interested in discussing this appointment further, you should contact Julie Brown, Head of Corporate Policy & Performance, National Museums Scotland on 0131 247 4272 and / or at J.Brown@nms.ac.uk
The closing date for applications is Friday 16 March 2018.
We value having Members with different points of view, and experiences, on the National Museums Scotland Board. So we’re hoping to receive applications from a wide range of talented people irrespective of their: religion or belief, gender, gender identity, age, disability, sexual orientation, ethnic origin, political belief, relationship status or caring responsibilities.
The public appointments process promotes, demonstrates and upholds equality of opportunity for all applicants.
Scottish Ministers particularly welcome applications from groups currently under-represented on Scotland’s public bodies, such as women, disabled people, those from black and minority ethnic communities and people aged under 50.
An application pack and full details about what is involved can be found on the Public Appointments website: www.appointed-for-scotland.org.
If you experience any difficulties accessing the website, please contact Scottish Government Public Appointments, on Freephone 0300 244 1898, by e-mail at email@example.com or by writing to Public Appointments, Scottish Government, E1 Spur, Saughton House, Broomhouse Drive, Edinburgh EH11 3XD.