Development Officer

  • Part time
  • £30,000 pro-rata
  • Coupar Angus
  • Closing 31st May 2021

  • Advertised from 29th April 2021
  • £24,000 - 28 hours per week. Fixed Term: May 2021 to April 2022.


Forward Coupar Angus (FCA) is an innovative community Development Trust founded to improve the economic, social and environmental sustainability of the town of Coupar Angus and its immediate surrounding area. Our principal objective is to create opportunities that can enhance our community, whilst promoting initiatives aimed at improving people’s lives.


We are looking to appoint a suitably qualified and experienced person to take up the post of Development Officer to consolidate a range of projects, implement strategic development, engage with the local community groups and wider public and to help the trust to build its capacity and become more self-sufficient in the future. This role is funded by Scottish Government’s Investing in Communities Fund (ICF).

Working with the FCA Trustees you will play a leading role in delivering the strategic objectives of the ICF project. You will play a leading role in raising the profile of the Trust and building on existing communications channels to enhance community links and promote the town. You will attend Trust meetings and on occasion, will be required to represent the Trust externally. You will develop and put in place a robust membership and affiliation package and develop a plan to make the Trust more self-sufficient in future years.

The Development Officer will have line management responsibility for the Finance Officer and Administrator.

The post will take forward engagement and consultation initiatives within our community, building relationships with our funding partners and collaborating with local, regional and national organisations in line with FCA’s objectives.

Application notes

To apply, please send your CV and Covering Letter to

The advert closing date is 31st May 2021, however interviews will take place throughout the month as applications come through so we recommend submitting your application as soon as possible.