Executive Director Open Preservation Foundation
Open Preservation Foundation
**Job title**: Executive Director
**Hours**: Full time (37.5 hours/week)
**Contract type**: Fixed term for 12 months
**Reports to**: Board of Directors
**Location**: Negotiable (with significant travel within EU and beyond)
**Salary**: from £45,000 per annum
The Open Preservation Foundation (OPF) is seeking an Executive Director to
provide strategic leadership and operational management of the organisation.
The OPF is an international, not-for-profit membership organisation sustaining
technology and knowledge for the long-term management of digital cultural
heritage, in all its forms. We provide our members with reliable solutions to
the challenges of digital preservation through technology stewardship,
knowledge exchange, and advocacy and alliances.
* To lead, manage, and develop the OPF and build an international community of practitioners working in in the field of digital preservation.
* To develop and enhance the membership of the OPF and ensure that member organisations benefit from their association with the organisation.
* To promote and advocate open digital preservation solutions and services.
* To provide leadership and management of OPF staff (currently 3.0FTE) and budgets (c. £250k/annum) and to run the organisation responsibly and with accountability
**Job description and person specification**
Please email your letter of application and CV to Becky McGuinness (becky [at]
openpreservation [dot] org) by no later than **12:00 noon BST on Monday 21
We will invite successful candidates to first interviews by video conference
to take place week commencing Monday 28 September. The Board may decide to
hold a subsequent face-face interview with top candidates (location to be
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