Become a Non-Executive Director with Scotland's national towns’ agency, and help to support the regeneration and revitalisation of our towns and city districts.
About Scotland's Towns Partnership
Scotland's Towns Partnership is Scotland’s national towns’ collective; representing and promoting the diversity of our towns and places, and supporting those organisations and groups that have an interest in or ownership of them. STP works closely with Scottish Government, local authorities, and a wide range of partners and members from across sectors who have an interest in towns.
Our role is to act as a hub for relevant news & resources, knowledge and good practice; to support learning and community through our events; to influence and share policies that impact towns; and to raise the profile of Scottish towns.
Scotland’s Towns Partnership is also responsible for Scotland's Improvement Districts, which fosters the development and continued success of Improvement Districts across Scotland.
Non-Executive Director Opportunities: Role and Profile
We currently have vacancies for four directors. We are particularly looking for senior level professionals from backgrounds representative of: young people, transport, infrastructure or planning, major economic agencies, digital, or housing. We are also aiming to expand the diversity of the Board.
Directorships are unpaid, though expenses will be covered. The Board meets quarterly in Edinburgh. Meetings last no more than two hours. An AGM is held in June. Board members are also encouraged to participate in STP’s Annual Parliamentary Reception and Annual Conference.
Directors serve a maximum of four terms of three years and are required to retire and be the subject of re-election every three years.
As a Director of STP, you can expect to enjoy making new connections, leading on the development and growth of the organisation, and supporting your professional development.
If you feel that you have the skills and commitment to become a director, please send your CV, detailing two referees, to Elaine Bone
Closing Date for applications: Friday, 31st January 2020. Applications will be reviewed by our Nominations Panel, with recommendations taken to the current Board of Directors on 4th March. The first meeting of the new Board will be held on 10th June.