Job Offers – Conseervation Officer – War Memorials Trust (Scotland) Closing Date: 24 April 2013


Conseervation Officer (Scotland)

Deadline for applications: 24 April 2013

The charity seeks a Conservation Officer with initiative, enthusiasm and experience to join its Conservation Team which delivers and develops the Trust’s conservation, advisory and grant-making activities. The new post is based in Edinburgh managing the Trust’sgrant-making activities in Scotland and contributing to the Trust’s casework and policy work.

The successful candidate will have knowledge of the conservation of the historic environment, relevant legislation and the technical issues involved in the care and repair of war memorials. They should be able to provide advice and guidance to custodians and members of the public on all aspects of war memorials and their care and act as an advocate for the protection and appreciation of war memorials.

The full-time post is offered on a four year contract ideally starting in June 2013. It is based in Edinburgh with the expectation of regular travel around Scotland and to London. The starting salary will be £25,000 p.a.

War Memorials Trust is committed to equal opportunities and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

If you wish to apply for the post please do so in writing, enclosing a copy of your curriculum vitae and a completed equal opportunities form. Your covering letter should be no longer than two sides of A4.

Applications should be addressed to the Director, Ms Frances Moreton. They can be posted to 42a Buckingham Palace Road, London SW1W 0RE or emailed Please indicate where you saw the post advertised.

The closing date for receipt of applications is 5pm on Wednesday 24th April 2013 andinterviews should be held on Tuesday 7th May 2013 at Historic Scotland’s offices in Edinburgh. Any applications received after the deadline will not be considered. Due to the volume of applications, we regret that we cannot contact all applicants to inform them of the outcome. Only applicants called for interview will be notified, so if you do not hear from us by 3rd May please assume that unfortu! nately your application has not been successful on this occasion.


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