Opportunity to join High Life Highland Board


The Highland Council is looking to recruit two Directors onto the Board of High Life Highland to provide strategic direction and governance to the company and expert advice and support to its management team.

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.

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 17 January 2017 to submit their application.  Interviews will take place on 2 February 2017 and the appointment will be confirmed at March 2017 Highland Council meeting. 

For an application pack please contact Mrs Fiona MacBain on 01463 702132 or e-mail fiona.macbain@highland.gov.uk

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 ian.murray@highlifehighland.com

30 Nov 2016
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