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  • Adam Smith Global Foundation - Heritage Centre Manager

    Created: 03/04/2024
    News/Events Category: Job Vacancies

    Post: Heritage Centre Manager
    Contract: 2 years subject to review
    Hours: 21 per week (flexible working pattern) 
    Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 pro rata
    Location: Adam Smith Heritage Centre, Kirkcaldy 


    The Trustees of the Adam Smith Global Foundation wish to recruit a dynamic Heritage Centre Manager. This is a highly varied opportunity for you to enhance and build upon your office, operational management, and project development skills, and to be part of the centre's exciting future. 

    About You 

    Your ability to demonstrate a broad range of office management skills and project officer experience is important to help move the work of the foundation forward, particularly their Heritage Exhibition Centre and Garden. 

    If you are not a perfect fit for the role but are enthusiastic, dynamic, and can demonstrate relevant transferable skills, they would also encourage you to apply. 

    The Role

    The Centre Manager plays a pivotal management role in the success of the foundation by undertaking a wide range of administrative, financial and managerial functions in delivery of an effective and efficient daily operation ensuring a high standard of service. The position requires a combination of management and interpersonal skills to achieve optimal results.

    The role will report directly to the General Manager and be responsible for the line management of a team of volunteers. The post holder will also work closely with partners, including local organisations and the wider community.

    The foundation is based in The Adam Smith Heritage Centre, Kirkcaldy, in an impressively renovated Category C-listed building, endeavouring to retain the fabric features of the structure from its earliest existence. The upper floor is utilised as office accommodation, while the ground floor is designated as the Adam Smith Exhibition with access leading to the Adam Smith Garden. They promote an accessible and inclusive approach to historical heritage and seek to deepen people's sense of wellbeing, belonging and pride in place through learning and appreciation of the life of Adam Smith inviting all to explore, enjoy and feel part of it. 

    How To Apply 

    Full job details can be found here. 

    For a more detailed job description and an information pack please e-mail [email protected] 

    Applications will be by covering letter and CV.

    The closing date for applications is Wednesday 17 April 2024. Interviews will be scheduled from week commencing 22 April 2024. 

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