Opportunities & Vacancies

Taigh Chearsabhagh Museum and Arts Centre

Deadline: 31 January 2020 at 17.00

We are looking for a highly organised Business and Development Director to lead and support our work in arts and heritage here in Uist.

Business and Development Director – Interim 
Based in Lochmaddy, North Uist, Outer Hebrides
Salary: £35K (plus pension and benefits)
2 Year Fixed Term
Full-time (35 hours per week)

Taigh Chearsabhagh is located in Lochmaddy, North Uist in the Outer Hebrides. We are an award winning community and visitor facing Museum and Arts Centre with additional facilities that include the LCC UHI art studios, a café, arts and craft shop, and a Post Office. We are also home to UistFilm ltd, a wholly owned commercial media production company.

The Board of Taigh Chearsabhagh seeks to employ an Interim Director of Business & Development with proven leadership skills who will be able to bring Taigh Chearsabhagh to a position of both financial and organisational sustainability by the end of their two-year period in post. You will also play a key role in supporting the volunteer board to redefine and deliver a clear future vision for the Trust.

This role would suit an ambitious individual and excellent people manager with proven business and management experience and insight into the arts and heritage sector, who seeks an exciting business challenge within an organisation which holds a unique geographical and cultural position within Uist.

Closing date: Friday 31st January 2020 at 5pm.
Interviews: Friday 7
th February 2020 – all day. If selected for interview you will be expected to be available on this date. Location: Lochmaddy, North Uist

Applicants are invited to review the job description and person specification carefully and submit a detailed letter of application, setting out the ways in which they meet the essential and desirable criteria in the person specification, and their Curriculum Vitae by email to: [email protected] or by post to:

Keith McIntyre

Chair of Trustees

Taigh Chearsabhagh Museum and Arts Centre


North Uist


For application details, job description and person specification please visit 

TCT_Job Description_Director of Business & Development

The deadline is Friday 31st January 2020 at 17:00

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