This vacancy has now closed

Partnerships & Development Manager

  • Full time
  • £29,273
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 14th April 2020

  • Advertised from 17th March 2020
  • 35 hours. Funded for 3 years.


Arts & Business Scotland are looking for an experienced Partnerships & Development Manager to be based in our Edinburgh office.

Arts & Business Scotland is the only organisation in Scotland that embeds business in culture and creativity in business to develop entrepreneurial historic environment, heritage and arts organisations and innovative businesses.

We devise and deliver services for organisations to become more sustainable, resilient and entrepreneurial, whilst also providing opportunities for the business community to engage with these sectors to meet social and economic corporate aspirations.

We achieve the above by working in partnership with key agencies that are responsible for the health & wellbeing of the culture sector.

This three-year fixed term post and the programme of activities that it enables, is a partnership with Historic Environment Scotland that complements our funding agreement with Creative Scotland, and is designed to extend our capacity to deliver a step change programme that:

  • Specifically targets and supports sector development
  • Increases skills and capacity building, networking and peer learning opportunities
  • Creates new engagement and sharing opportunities
  • Creates a market-place for collaboration and exchange between the business and culture sectors
  • Enables us to have a more effective reach in local authority areas across Scotland

We are looking for a dynamic individual with strong communication and interpersonal skills to lead on the building and maintaining of strategic relationships across sectors, with a focus on establishing regional clusters for programme delivery.

Application notes

For further information and to download a job pack go to: or telephone: 0131 556 3353.

Closing date: 12 noon, Tuesday, 14 April 2020

Interview date: Tuesday, 21 April 2020