The Open Preservation Foundation is looking for an experienced, motivated and visionary leader to fill the position of Executive Director.

The Foundation is an international not for profit membership organisation providing open source digital preservation technology and knowledge to memory institutions around the world.

Job title:​ Executive Director
Hours:​ Part­ time (24 hours/week)
Contract type:​ Fixed term for 12 months, renewable upon mutual agreement
Salary: £45,000+ a year pro rata , depending on skills and experience
Reports to:​ Board of Directors
Location:​ Negotiable (with significant travel within EU and beyond)

The Executive Director is expected:

*To lead, manage, and develop the Foundation and build an international community of  practitioners working in the field of digital preservation.
*To grow the membership of the Foundation and ensure that member organisations benefit from their association with the organisation.
*To create strategies and seek funding to sustain and develop the Foundation’s open source digital preservation solutions and services.
*To provide leadership and management of OPF staff (currently 2.0FTE) and budgets  (c. £350k/annum) and to run the organisation responsibly and with accountability.

To see the full job description and details of how to apply visit:

The closing date is Wednesday 7 June 2017 at 12 noon BST.

Kind Regards,

Becky McGuinness | Community Manager
Open Preservation Foundation |