Scottish Book Trust

Director of Finance & Operations

Do you want to play a leading business role in the Scottish charity transforming lives through reading and writing? We are seeking a highly competent professional with financial management experience and arts charity or equivalent Third Sector experience.

Scottish Book Trust is a national charity that believes books, reading and writing have the power to change lives. A love of reading inspires creativity, improves employment opportunities, mental health and wellbeing and is one of the most effective ways to help break the poverty cycle. We work towards a Scotland where everyone has an equal opportunity to thrive through literacy.

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and as a member of the senior management team (SMT), the Director of Finance & Operations leads on the strategic development and delivery of Scottish Book Trust’s financial management, business operations, risk management and corporate reporting, as well as contributing more widely to the management, strategic and creative direction of the charity.

The post also works closely with the CEO and other members of the SMT to shape and deliver the strategic direction of Scottish Book Trust’s work as a whole.

Leading on people management and development across the organisation, the Director of Finance & Operations plays a vital role in aligning strategy, people and processes.

To apply:

Please find the full job role description, person specification and application details here.

Closing date: 9:00am, 21st October 2019

We are accepting applications from previous applicants.