Image: Formal gardens at Elvaston Castle…
The new board to facilitate the growth and development of Elvaston Castle is now being recruited. Derbyshire County Council, in partnership with the National Trust and the local community, are the lead body for the development process…
‘…we’ve recently appointed a Chair of an advisory ‘Development Board’ for Elvaston Castle, and are now looking to recruit other Board members who can bring a range of expertise to bear including business planning and finance, fundraising, built and cultural heritage, and partnership working.
The Development Board will work in partnership with Derbyshire County Council and others to champion the formation of the new managing body for the Estate that will ultimately take on responsibility for the Estate and make the Vision a reality. Future Elvaston 10 Year Vision Plan.‘
The historic gardens and buildings of the estate, situated between Derby and Nottingham, are in need of investment, sound strategic management of a new future, all combined with a sensitivity and acknowledgement to the work of preservation and community engagement that has gone before.
You can view, print and download a copy of the Role Profile and Terms of Engagement for the Board posts here.
For an informal discussion about the role, please do not hesitate to contact Nick Sellwood, Elvaston Castle Project Development Manager, National Trust on 07876 591932
Closing date for applications: 5pm on Friday 10th April 2015
Interview Date: It is planned to conduct interviews on Thursday 7th May 2015