Rural jobs round-up

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Lisa Paton

Looking for a new job? Check out our selection of the latest rural vacancies.

Braemar Community Ltd - Outreach Co-ordinator (PT)

Could you help Braemar Castle become a 5 star visitor attraction? The Raising the Standard Project project has been designed to provide the facilities, resources, and expertise to protect Braemar Castle’s heritage, to support its sustainability and to provide for future growth and the project team are looking for someone to help deliver the Volunteer Strategy and develop and deliver activities. Further details here

Closing date: 1 November. 


SAMH - Let's Talk Engagement Officer (Children & Young People), 3 posts, based in South Ayrshire, East Dunbartonshire and Isle of Arran and Isle of Bute

The programme aims to raise awareness, tackle stigma and discrimination, alongside better equipping children and young people with the tools and coping mechanisms to support their own and others’ wellbeing. Working in partnership with schools, colleges and third sector organisations to develop and deliver a series of interactive workshops, training and wellbeing activities and events, successful applicants will need to demonstrate experience of working with young people and have an in depth knowledge of mental health and wellbeing. Further details on the SAMH website

Closing date: 29 October


Galloway & Southern Ayrshire Biosphere

Scotland's first UNESCO recognised biosphere is recruiting for 2 exciting new posts: 

Land Use Advice Officer - responsible for supporting the development of a Land Use Service that engages land managers (particularly forestry and agriculture), environmental NGOs, local and national agencies, and communities in delivering and show casing nature-based solutions that address the twin challenges of climate change and biodiversity loss.

Community Officer - responsible for supporting the development and delivery of projects and initiatives that supports local communities and community based organisations in making the most of the sustainability opportunities that the UNESCO Biosphere designation brings.

Further details can be found here. Both posts close on 5 November.


Borders Pet Rescue - Business Administration Manager

An experienced, well-motivated and organised Business Administration Manager is sought to provide effective and efficient business support for a range of activities covering administration, finance systems, governance, HR. This is a new role so is likely to evolve.

Further details can be found here. Closing date: 1 November