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Position at Newhailes

From: Isobel Griffin <igriffin>
Date: Thursday, June 7, 2001
House Steward (Ref HS/SM)
Newhailes

Newhailes is an enchanting 18th century house and designed landscape
of rare quality and atmosphere on the outskirts of Edinburgh.  As
well as offering rich evidence of period decorative arts, Newhailes
was very characteristic of the Scottish Enlightenment, being home to
one of its leading figures and host to many famous figures of the
time.  Opening to the public in 2002, Newhailes will provide
visitors with a thrill of discovery and awaken their senses and
emotions.  The Trust now seeks to augment the small team dedicated
to the conservation of the House, its interiors and contents and the
Estate and Gardens and to the presentation and interpretation of the
whole property to visitors.

House Steward (Ref HS/SM): While primarily responsible for
developing and implementing a House and Collections Care Programme
and for the security of the house and its contents, you will also
provide back-up administrative support to the Property Manager and
participate in the programme of guided tours. With a relevant degree
and practical experience of caring for historic interiors and
collections, you will be passionate about preventive conservation
and will be able to enthuse and train others.  Accommodation
provided.

Interested?  Then please send your CV with a covering letter,
quoting appropriate reference to:

    Pauline Fairley
    The National Trust for Scotland
    Wemyss House, 28 Charlotte Square
    Edinburgh EH2 4ET
    joinus [at] nts__org__uk

Further details can be found at <URL:http://www.nts.org.uk>

If you would like to discuss the post informally, please telephone
Isobel Griffin in the South Regional Office on +44 1721 726 004

This post was advertised in the Scotsman, Friday 1st June, and
Scotland on Sunday, 3rd June, and will appear in the Museums Journal
(July).


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