Business Development Manager

 Business Development Manager

(Ref FCT000273)

Iona House, Kirkcaldy

36 hours per week

£34,202 – 41,541

Closing Date for Applications: Monday 21st January 2019

Anticipated interview date: 12th February 2019


The role

Fife Cultural Trust is an ambitious Public Sector Charity, we have so much to be proud of, and our vision is for Fife to be a culturally vibrant and rewarding place to live, work and visit.

We invest in, and value, our people and we have an exciting opportunity based within our Head Office in Kirkcaldy to welcome to our team an ambitious and entrepreneurial Business Development Manager.

You will lead teams that span all our current areas of trading operations; catering, retail, room hire, and events whilst seeking to expand our portfolio of activities.  You will set the direction for the team and ensure they are provided with the necessary support, encouragement and autonomy to succeed in their roles.

You will work closely with the Director of Corporate and Commercial Development to create the strategic vision and associated business plans that will underpin all our activity.  Reporting to the Trading Subsidiary Board will be a key aspect of the role; keeping Board members up to date with performance information and progress against plans.

The right person will have a ‘can do’ attitude and entrepreneurial spirit, with a welcoming and supportive personality that is essential for building relationships that are a vehicle for change and progress.



  • Educated to Degree level or equivalent experience in relevant discipline (Hospitality, Finance, Business, Retail, etc)
  • At least 3 Years’ relevant experience, within a fast-paced environment, with line manager experience  
  • Sound understanding of financial management and business planning
  • Able to build meaningful and effective relationships
  • Thrives in an environment that works to targets and deadlines


What we offer
If this sounds like we’re expecting a lot, you’re right — we are! Because the people of Fife deserve the best. But, don’t worry, your best will be rewarded. We will offer you a competitive salary, contributory Local Government Pension Scheme, employee discounts, generous annual leave, flexible working schemes and access to a range of well-being initiatives.

How to Apply

To find out more, please download a job description

To apply please email your CV and Covering Letter to

If you require further information with regards to this vacancy; please contact

Fife Cultural Trust is an equal opportunities employer

Closing date for applications is by close of business: Monday 21st January 2018.

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