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Castle Howard Arboretum Trust


North Yorkshire£32000-£35000

Kew at Castle Howard
Castle Howard Arboretum Trust

Applications are invited for the post of Director to oversee and develop the unique collections that comprise the Castle Howard Arboretum and Ray Wood.

The post is a new one and will involve strategic planning, maintenance of the collection, public engagement and management of a small team and a large corps of volunteers. The successful applicant will have an excellent knowledge of trees and experience of the management of the botanic collections, and be a good team-worker and manager.

The post is full-time; salary will be in the range £32000-£35000. For an exceptionally qualified candidate, the Trustees will consider a part-time appointment at a higher salary.

Further information can be obtained from Mrs M Carmichael, Administrator, The Arboretum Trust, Castle Howard Estate Office, Castle Howard York, YO60 7DA

To apply, please click on the 'Apply now' button by 20 March 2012.

Informal enquiries may be made with the Chair of Trustees, Professor Alastair Fitter (

05 March 2012
05 April 2012
Maurag Carmichael
Full Time