Aberdeenshire (GB)
Position does not attract remuneration but is fully expensed
12 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Part Time

Are you an experienced Board leader with the talent and passion to help grow the North East’s visitor economy?
The Board of VisitAberdeenshire, (the Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire Tourism Company), is seeking a new Chair to lead the organisation into its ambitious next chapter.
Tourism is of vital importance to the people and businesses of North East of Scotland to stimulate economic growth and sustainable employment, and as the region’s destination management organisation, VisitAberdeenshire is leading the drive to grow the sector. The company promotes fantastic visitor experiences in North East Scotland to targeted audiences across the UK and overseas, and works in partnership with local tourism businesses and organisations to develop initiatives that strengthen the visitor economy.
This is a unique opportunity for the successful candidate to lead the Visit Aberdeenshire Board in setting a clear vision for the company and for tourism in the North East of Scotland. Working closely with the Chief Executive, the Chair will agree and set the Company’s overall direction, aims and objectives and through the effective working of the Board drive the vision into a reality.
As an experienced Board leader, you will have exceptional communication skills, a high level of personal impact and the ability to provide support and constructive challenge to the Board and Executive.
There is an anticipated time commitment of 20-24 days per annum. The position does not attract remuneration but is fully expensed.
For further details, including a detailed job specification, please click APPLY where you will be taken to our website.
Closing date for applications Thursday 22nd March. Interviews will take place on Thursday 29th March.