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Development Manager

£28,000 per annum plus pension

37 hours per week (25 days holiday plus 8 public holidays)

Opening in May 2020, Ayrshire Food Hub, situated at Crossroads, are looking for an experienced proactive Development Manager to work closely with the Trustee Board, staff and volunteers. The new purpose built hub will enable expansion of our established educational outreach work promoting growing, cooking and eating ”local” as well as setting up a farm shop, café  and new educational and social activities. The Hub has a café, farm shop, community/teaching kitchen, education/event space and growing areas.

As the Development Manager, you will be responsible for all Hub activities, including: Food, Retail and Catering, Business Administration, Marketing, Staff Recruitment, Training and Leadership. This role will suit an ambitious and successful business development/catering/hospitality manager

You will be a strategic and creative thinker, personable, professional and have the desire to be an integral part of a dynamic community organisation.

If you have a creative approach, strong communication skills, and can work effectively with people from a variety of backgrounds to develop a facility that is valued by the local community, and beyond, then we would like to hear from you!

Please submit your CV and a supporting statement, explaining why you are a suitable candidate for this post by referring to the job description – available here or by contacting us on

Closing Date for applications 23rd January 2020. Interviews will be held on 10th February.

Applications now closed