Head of Outdoors & Adventure, Scouts Scotland

We are seeking an experienced individual with a commercial focus and passion for Outdoors and Adventure to lead the business development of Scouts Scotland’s three Scout Adventures Centres, delivering programme and commercial outcomes that support Scouts Scotland to deliver our strategy.

You will be responsible for the continued development of our Scout Adventures operational plan and for contributing to the overall strategic direction of the charity, taking a lead on outdoor learning and adventure. As strategic lead for our three Centres, you will be responsible for growing internal (Scouting) and external customer use, business performance, continued development of our customer experience to ensure quality programmes and facilities for adventure, challenge and learning.

While embracing our values, you will be business focused and results driven, with a passion for excellence in customer service. Ideally, with a background in the outdoor industry you will have experience and a positive track record in business development and improvement, and working with complex groups of staff, customers and volunteers. You must be a strong team player, able to inspire and motivate your team and have excellent networking skills.

Salary: £40,000 to £45,000 depending on experience

Application Schedule
The closing date for applications is 12 noon on Friday 15 March 2019.

Applications should be emailed to [email protected] or sent by post to Scouts Scotland Headquarters (Recruitment), Fordell Firs, Hillend, Dunfermline, KY11 7HQ.

Interview Schedule
Interviews will be held at Scouts Scotland Headquarters, KY11 7HQ on Friday 29 March 2019. There may be a requirement for a second interview.

For full details of how to apply see the application pack: Head of Outdoors and Adventure March 2019