If you have an interest in tourism in Shetland and a drive to support those working in the industry, then the Development Officer role is right for you.

This fixed term, two year post will continue the excellent work done in the past year to set up the public website, and develop Business and Communication plans. The role also provides support to the progress of the Shetland Tourism Strategy and is a great opporunity to work with a wide range of people across Shetland and beyond.

The successful post holder will start in January 2020 and a handover process will be discussed to ensure this fits in with both the new and past post holder.

The post is offered as a contract and would suit someone already self employed, or willing to work as such for 17 hours per week.

To apply, please submit a current CV and a covering letter explaining why you would be suitable for this post and your thoughts on the future of tourism in Shetland. This should be sent to the STA Chairperson by 5.00pm on Thursday 21st November. You can send this to emma@realtaevents.co.uk or post to Emma Miller, Realta Events Management, 14 Alexandra Buildings, Lerwick, ZE1 0LL.

Further queries can be directed to the Chair at the email above or on 07753806095. A schedule of works for the contact outlining targets and performance indicators is available on request.

You can download the JOB DESCRIPTION HERE and the PERSON SPEC HERE.

Interviews will take place in Lerwick week commencing 25th November.

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Join a community of business owners and operators who share your ambition to make your businesses more profitable, successful and innovative as we seek to maximise opportunities in the growing tourism sector in Shetland.