Job opening in St. Helena (Off-topic)
- The St Helena National Trust is seeking a new Director to drive its development
The remote island of St Helena is a treasure trove of world heritage, including hundreds of historic
monuments and over 400 plants and animals which occur nowhere else on the planet. Yet today this
extraordinary heritage is threatened by neglect and lack of funding.
The post of Director of the St Helena National Trust is an immensely exciting, varied and challenging role. The
National Trust is at the heart of efforts to conserve what makes St Helena special. As Director you will be
responsible for everything from managing the award-winning Millennium Forest and new Wirebird conservation
programme, to promoting the island's bid to be a World Heritage Site and growing our new heritage construction
The successful candidate must be able to provide strong leadership, motivate and manage this growing
organisation. You will be responsible for implementing the Trust's new 5-year Strategy, with an emphasis on
securing its sustainability and income. You will need to have a good understanding of how to conserve the
natural, built and cultural heritage of St Helena. You will be a good communicator as the role requires interaction
with the public, schools, local organisations, government departments and international groups. Flexibility and
the ability to prioritise work are essential for the successful management of this wide-ranging and challenging
Salary: £20,000 per annum plus relocation allowance
Duration: 3 years (with one trip off island mid-contract)
Contact: To apply or request a job description, email phyllis.nattrust@..., call 00 290 2190 or
visit the National Trust office in Jamestown.
Deadline: CV and covering letter explaining why you're the right person to develop the Trust's role
as a leading conservation organisation by Friday 17th June 2011.