*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.

*Job purpose*

   - 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
   - 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*

*To apply*
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 September 2015.*

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 confirmed).

Becky McGuinness | Community Manager
@openpreserve | Skype: becky.mcguinness1

*Open Preservation Foundation*
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