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Peter Pan Moat Brae Trust

Archived: 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
Closing Date: 12 noon, 3rd November 2017

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, please download a job description and person specification from the website.  Interested candidates may also phone Cathy Agnew or Iain Wilson on 01387 255549 if they wish to discuss the position.

To apply, please submit a CV and covering letter, making clear your suitability for the post, by email to Iain Wilson by 12 noon on Friday 3rd November 2017.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to a first interview on Tuesday 14 November and a second interview (as appropriate) on Wednesday 22 November.  We expect to fill the post by January 2018.

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