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Job: Operations & Development Manager

Lanark Community Development Trust are looking to hire an Operations & Development Manager. Interested candidates can download the job description here.

What we are looking for:
We are looking for a motivated and energetic Development Manager to lead the operations of Castlebank Horticultural Centre and support the development of other projects run by LCDT, whilst working with local partners to maximise capacity to create positive interventions for Lanark. This funded position is initially for one year, but we hope your drive will lead to continuation funding.

What you will be doing:
You will lead on the operation and development of Castlebank Horticultural Centre and other LCDT properties, working to create well-managed and engaging spaces with sustainable income streams. You will also provide support to LCDT-wide operations including project co-ordination, administration & membership management, volunteer support, board meeting facilitation, and marketing & communications. You will work the equivalent of one day a week with the Trust’s partner, Discover Lanark, on their social media pages and website.

Who are we looking for?

We are looking for a motivated self-starter who understands the diverse and challenging nature of working for a small charity. You will be passionate about community development and engaging new audiences with our work. You will also be well organised, able to balance a varied workload which ranges from development of larger projects to minute-taking for board meetings. You will be a strong communicator and willing to get ‘hands-on’ in supporting our people, places, and projects.

If this is the challenge you are looking for, please e-mail your CV and covering letter (no more than one A4 page) to: LCDT Chair, Sylvia Russell: sylviarussell555@gmail.com by 12.00 noon on 10/04/2024.

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