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Heritage Centre Manager

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Heritage centre managers promote historic buildings, sites or visitor centres and manage their staff, collections and property. They make sure the visitors’ experience is enjoyable while making enough money for the conservation of the site.

The Work

You could be:

Pay

The figures below are only a guide. Actual pay rates vary, depending on:

Salaries for assistant managers can range from £20,000 to £25,000 a year. Managers can earn between £27,000 and £37,000 a year, rising to £45,000 with experience. Heritage managers of private estates can earn up to £50,000 a year or more, depending on level of responsibility.

Conditions

Workforce Employment Status

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Getting In

You can look for work with local authorities, national charitable organisations such as Historic Scotland or National Trust for Scotland, large private estates or industrial heritage sites.

Workforce Education Levels (UK)

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Job Outlook Scotland

Employment

Unemployment

Percentage of workforce registered as unemployed (Scotland)

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Job Outlook Scotland and UK

  Scotland
2019
1264
0.2 %
FALL
2024
1262
  United Kingdom
2019
15076
1.4 %
RISE
2024
15285

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What Does it Take?

You need:

Training

Getting On

More Information

The Creative and Cultural Skills website has a careers section called Creative Choices which covers careers information, jobs and opportunities in the heritage and culture sector.

The following recruitment websites may be useful when looking for employment:

Contacts

The following organisations may be able to provide further information.

Historic Environment Scotland (HES)
Tel: 0131 668 8600
Website: http://www.historicenvironment.scot
Twitter: @HistEnvScot
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/historicenvscotland

Historic Environment Scotland is the new lead public body for the country's historic environment. It brings together Historic Scotland and the Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historic Monumnents of Scotland.

National Trust for Scotland (NTS)
Tel: 0131 458 0200
Website: http://www.nts.org.uk
Twitter: @N_T_S
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/NationalTrustforScotland

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