Regional Director – Glasgow City Region
Salary: Grade H: £42,723 – £48,666
VisitScotland is the national tourism organisation for Scotland. Their main aim is to contribute significantly to the advancement of Scottish tourism by giving it a real presence in the global marketplace and benefiting the whole of Scotland. VisitScotland works closely with the tourism industry in Scotland to promote the wealth of incredible features Scotland has to offer.
The Destination Development Team has a unique role to play in influencing how the visitor economy plays its part in the growth of strong regional economies and makes a significant contribution to the responsible tourism ambition of Scotland. The Regional Director for the Glasgow City Region role makes a significant contribution to delivery national strategies and key elements of VisitScotland’s Strategic Framework. The postholder will work to ensure tourism is front and centre in plans across the Glasgow region, creating a positive and supportive climate for the tourism industry and informing and shaping major investments in the visitor economy. This can only be achieved by working effectively and efficiently with a wide range of partners and stakeholders, such as local authorities, enterprise agencies, destinations, sectoral and industry associations and key businesses.
We are looking for candidates with significant experience in senior partnership management roles, working with and influencing senior officers in public and private sector. A track record of successful delivery of outcomes from collaborative working and developing ideas, seeking and managing input from multiple partners will be required. A background in tourism or marketing is not essential.
This role will be contractually based from the Glasgow office within a hybrid working culture. VisitScotland offers family-friendly and flexible working policies and an impressive range of benefits and professional development.
For a confidential discussion and further information please contact Catriona Mackie or David Currie on 0141 212 7555.
To apply please submit your CV and supporting letter (in one document) by clicking the Apply button.
Closing date: 17th July 2023
Candidates will be updated on the outcome of their application no later than Wednesday 26th July
Interviews: 1st / 2nd August