Visit Aberdeenshire Chair Vacancy

The Board of VisitAberdeenshire, the Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire Tourism Company, is seeking a new Chair to lead the organisation into is ambitious next chapter.

The overall purpose of the role is to lead the Board, ensuring that there is a clear strategic direction and vision, work closely with the Chief Executive to agree and set the company’s overall direction, aims and objectives and to ensure that the Board performs effectively and efficiently to drive forward the vision and strategic development of the Company.

VisitAberdeenshire is a not-for-profit company limited by guarantee; transparent, accountable to its stakeholders and reinvesting any trading surplus in the destination tourism offer. There is a public/private Board of Directors and organisational structure with Aberdeen City Council, Aberdeenshire Council and Opportunity North East (ONE) being significant contributors.

Candidate brief:

Chairperson of VisitAberdeenshire Board – candidate brief

To apply:

Please email a copy of your CV with a covering letter (no more than 1 page of A4) to by 5pm on Thursday 22 March 2018.

Interviews will take place on Thursday 29 March.

If you wish to discuss the role in more detail, please email

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