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National Museums Scotland

The role provides vision and leadership for the exhibitions programme, permanent display projects, gallery maintenance and all design and technical projects across National Museums Scotland, all of which aim to engage visitors and audiences with objects and stories from the national collections. Amongst a wide range of priorities, you will have responsibility for the development, planning and delivery of a strategically driven, engaging and coordinated programme of world class gallery renewals and exhibitions.

With a degree or equivalent in a related subject, you will have significant experience of managing high profile exhibition and permanent display projects in a museum, visitor attraction or heritage attraction environment. This should include experience of compiling and effectively managing significant operational and project budgets.

You will also have a strong working knowledge of audience needs and expectations in exhibitions and permanent displays and be an authority on current practice in exhibitions, displays and interpretive design in the museum sector.

A collaborative management style is essential together with the skills to develop good working relationships with colleagues and external contacts. We also require proven experience of thinking creatively and imaginatively about public programming.

The role provides vision and leadership for the exhibitions programme, permanent display projects, gallery maintenance and all design and technical projects across National Museums Scotland, all of which aim to engage visitors and audiences with objects and stories from the national collections. Amongst a wide range of priorities, you will have responsibility for the development, planning and delivery of a strategically driven, engaging and coordinated programme of world class gallery renewals and exhibitions. With a degree or equivalent in a related subject, you will have significant experience of managing high profile exhibition and permanent display projects in a museum, visitor attraction or heritage attraction environment. This should include experience of compiling and effectively managing significant operational and project budgets. You will also have a strong working knowledge of audience needs and expectations in exhibitions and permanent displays and be an authority on current practice in exhibitions, displays and interpretive design in the museum sector. A collaborative management style is essential together with the skills to develop good working relationships with colleagues and external contacts. We also require proven experience of thinking creatively and imaginatively about public programming.

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