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Forums Facilitator

Forums Facilitator

Museums Galleries Scotland (MGS) is the National Development Body for the Scottish museums sector.  We are looking for an experienced professional to join our Museum Development team as coordinator for Forum Connections: Building Capacity for Scotland’s Museums Forums, an exciting new project run by MGS and funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund (NLHF).

MGS supports more than 400 museums and galleries, through strategic investment, advice, advocacy, and skills development. Collaboration, integrity, courageousness and a passion for museums shape our approach.

This role provides a great opportunity to work with geographic forums to increase capacity and partnership working in a way that is sustainable over the medium- and longer-term, leading to more resilient museums across Scotland. You will lead on the development of skills, confidence, and capacity within Scotland’s museum forums through engagement with individual groups and a programme of bespoke workshops and training; and also help to grow skills across the MGS team in key areas. Regional travel will be required.

Full time (36.25 hours a week)

Starting Salary £30,815

Fixed term for 3 years


Closing date: Monday 9th March at 12 noon

Interviews are due to be held on 17th March


1. Download and complete the application form at the bottom of this page.

2. Submit your application form through our online portal

Please note that we can not accept CVs or applications that do not contain the official application form.  

Full job information and the application form are available to download at the bottom of this page.

MGS welcomes applications from all sections of the community and is an equal opportunities employer. We hold Living Wage and Investors in People accreditation, are a Disability Confident Committed organisation and we are happy to talk flexible working.

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Job specification and application pack

Forums Facilitator job info pack (DOCX, 423KB) Forums Facilitator Application Form (DOCX, 68KB)
Published 28 January 2020