Opportunity: Director

Timespan’s Board of Directors have extended the deadline to appoint a new Director to lead and manage the work of Timespan in Helmsdale, and to continue the excellent work of our outgoing Director, Anna Vermehren.

Timespan is a mature organisation with a high quality programme which has achieved much recognition and gained national awards over the last years.

Our key aims for the coming period are

  • to concentrate on programming excellent exhibitions and activities that bring together heritage and arts on a cross-disciplinary level via thematic clusters, offering different access points to our publics;
  • to renew our building, and to maintain and revisit its collections;
  • to bring artists, researchers and other professionals from all around the world to Helmsdale to create a vibrant discourse in our remote location.

We are looking for a motivated and experienced individual who has an affinity for and understanding of our location and our current vision to lead Timespan into a sustainable future.


Salary:                        £28,000 – £31,000 per annum pro rata (commensurate with experience)
Hours:                        4-5 days per week negotiable
Contract:                   One year in the first instance, to be renewed as permanent contract thereafter
Location:                   Timespan, Helmsdale


For further information, and to receive an Application Pack please contact Caroline Kelly by email finance@timespan.org.uk.

Application deadline is Friday 21 April at 5 pm.