RIAS hunt for architecture ambassador to raise the profession's profile
February 3 2021
The Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland (RIAS) is recruiting for a newly established chief executive position as part of efforts to raise the profile of the profession.
Candidates are sought to lead a team of 15 from the organisations Edinburgh HQ and will be charged with performing an ambassadorial role while providing services and support to anyone involved or with an interest in architecture, design and the built environment.
RIAS president, Christina Gaiger, commented: “There has never been a more challenging time for our members. However, it is also a time of enormous opportunity to collaborate, upskill and explore new technologies that will help us to play our role in addressing the biggest challenge of our time – the climate emergency.
“Our members are influencing change across the country through their work with national and local government, businesses and communities. We are determined that they should have a chief executive who can help to ensure that their voices are heard and that we are able to use our skills and experience to transform the built environment and support Scotland’s low carbon targets.”
Applicants may apply online for the post which commands a salary of £65-70k per annum.
Photograph by Angus Bremner
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