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Location:Edinburgh, City of 

Closing date:29 June 2018 at midnight 

National Galleries of Scotland

Appointment of Trustees

Are you interested in being part of the leadership of the National Galleries of Scotland in some exciting developments over the next four years? 

We are looking for up to four enthusiastic Board members with particular experience in delivering major capital projects, finance, digital communications, or commercial understanding to share their expertise.  We want the Board also to have a broad geographical representation.

You will support the NGS in managing the national collection of fine art, redeveloping the Scottish National Gallery, which will showcase Scottish art in its international context, and creating a new National Collection Facility at Granton in Edinburgh.

The new appointees will formally take up post from 1 October 2018 for a period of up to four years.  The posts are not remunerated but reasonable travel and subsistence costs will be met. 

If you would like more information about the role, or an informal discussion about it  please contact, Elaine Anderson, Head of Planning & Performance, at EAnderson@nationalgalleries.org

Closing date: Friday, 29 June 2018.

Application Information

For full information on the appointments, please read the Application Information Pack accessed via the link below.  

Scottish Ministers particularly welcome applications from groups currently under-represented on Scotland’s public bodies, such as women, disabled people, ethnic minorities and people aged under 50.

The public appointments process promotes, demonstrates and upholds equality of opportunity for all applicants.

Appointed on merit; committed to diversity and equality.


Application Information

Please apply online.  If you experience any difficulties accessing our website, or in the event that you require a word version of the application form, please contact the Public Appointments Team on (Freephone) 0300 244 1898, by email at PA_Applications_Mailbox@gov.scot, or by writing to the Public Appointments Team, Scottish Government, Area 3F North, Victoria Quay, Edinburgh EH6 6QQ.

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