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Waverley Court 4 East Market Street, EH8 8BG
£37,589 - £44,934 per year
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Position Type:
Full Time
36 hours per week

Job Description

Chief Executive

Capital Gaelic Development Officer - fixed term for 12 months
Waverley Court

Salary: £37,589 - £44,934
Hours: 36 per week

We have an exciting opportunity for a fluent Gaelic speaker to take a lead role in building the foundations for “Capital Gaelic” – a partnership approach by the City of Edinburgh Council and the National Library of Scotland to embedding and protecting the future of Gaelic in the city and advancing the central aims of the Gaelic Language Act. 

This one-year post is part-funded by Bòrd na Gàidhlig.

The post holder will lead on building the foundations for wider partnership and collaboration across public bodies in the city by supporting work to identify opportunities, sharing knowledge and expertise, and shaping a vision for the future of Gaelic in the city.

You will be educated to degree level and be fluent in spoken and written Gaelic.   

The role offers an excellent pension package and a competitive salary. Find out more about the Council and the benefits of working for us.  

Interviews will be held on 8 October 2021.

We're committed to creating a workplace culture where all our people feel valued, included and able to be their best at work, and we recognise the benefits that a diverse workforce with different values, beliefs, experience, and backgrounds brings to us as an organisation.

Our salary range typically reflects the initial starting salary and annually increases until it reaches the top of the range.  For roles in grade 5 or above, annual increments in our contribution zones are dependent on achieving agreed performance goals.

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