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19 October 2017

Moat Brae: Director

Director, Centre for Children's Literature and Storytelling

  • Closing Date: 12 noon, 3rd November 2017
  • Location: 92 Irish Street, Dumfries (pending the Centre opening, then at Moat Brae, 101 George Street, Dumfries)
  • Responsible to: Peter Pan Moat Brae Trust (PPMBT) Board of Directors
  • Salary: £36,000 / annum
  • Type: The post is permanent and full-time, subject to a 3-month probationary period

The Peter Pan Moat Brae Trust is seeking a Director to lead the day-to-day and longer-term operations of an international visitor attraction.  The successful candidate will initially support the transition from the current project phase to the opening of the new Centre for Children's Literature and Storytelling at the end of 2018.

We are looking for a proven leader who will take us on the next stage of our exciting journey,  building the Trust's capability to deliver its vision and strategy, ensuring the visitor experience is of the highest standard, its finances are well-managed and achieve sustainability, the creative and educational offer is of a high quality and well-promoted, and developing exceptional relationships for the Centre locally, nationally and internationally to assure its long-term future.

This is a challenging but nationally significant post. The successful candidate will be someone who is adaptable, resilient and able to manage complexity but also brave, determined and able to make decisions. They will be level headed in difficult situations, have a creative approach to problem solving and be enthusiastic and motivating.

The post is permanent and full-time, subject to a 3-month probationary period.

For further details and to apply, see the Moat Brae website.