Director wanted for High Life Highland Board

High Life Highland (HLH) is a charity registered in Scotland and a company, limited by guarantee, wholly owned by The Highland Council. Its ambition is to be acknowledged and respected as the leading organisation for developing and promoting opportunities in culture, learning, sport, leisure, health and wellbeing and to grow the business in a sustainable way by providing services that the public value and by being viewed as a trusted partner.

Due to a recent retiral the Council is looking to recruit a Director to the Board to provide strategic direction and governance to the company and expert advice and support to its management team.

Applications are welcome from people with a good track record in business or community management with experience of working as part of a board or senior management team of a charity or other large organisation, experience of leading a team within a company or community organisation as well as knowledge of the cultural, learning and/or leisure sector in the Highlands. An interest and/or experience in representing young people’s views, health, employability, older people’s issues, partnership working and tourism would be particularly welcome.

People from under-represented groups are encouraged to apply, with preference given to people who are resident in the Highlands. The positions are unpaid but reasonable expenses will be available.

Anyone interested has until 5pm on 4 February 2016 to submit their application.  Interviews will take place on 24 February 2016 and the appointment will be confirmed at The Highland Council meeting on 10 March 2016. 

For an application pack please contact Mrs Fiona MacBain on 01463 702132 or e-mail

The position is not open to employees of The Highland Council or High Life Highland. For an informal chat regarding High Life Highland please contact Ian Murray, Chief Executive on 01463 663800 or

20 Jan 2016