Retail and Development Officer

  • Position: Retail and Development Officer
  • Location: Glasgow
  • Salary: £10,870
  • Contract: Fixed term until 31 March 2019
  • Closing Date: 5 April 2018
Post: Retail and Development Officer
Location: Maryhill Burgh Halls Trust
Salary: £10,870 per annum + pension 
Contract: Fixed term until 31st March 2019 with the possibility of extension dependent on funding
Hours: 14 hours per week – working pattern flexible to suit the role and successful candidate's needs
Leave: 25 days p/a plus bank holidays (pro-rated)

Maryhill Burgh Halls Trust

Maryhill Burgh Halls Trust (MBHT) was established in 2004 as a registered charity in North West Glasgow to save the Victorian Burgh Halls from demolition and bring the Halls back into community use. MBHT raised over £9mn to regenerate the building and it reopened in 2012 as an event venue for private hire, office space to let and local heritage site. Heritage has been at the heart of the Trust's aims and activities from the beginning of the Burgh Halls’ regeneration project and community heritage projects have been carried out by staff, volunteers and in partnership with community groups. This is an exciting time to join MBHT as we embark on innovative ways to achieve long term self-sustainability.
Purpose of Post:
The purpose of the Retail and Development Officer is to develop and integrate a fundraising strategy into the Trust’s business plan. The post-holder will research and identify new sources of income generation in particular through retail and funding development. The fundraising strategy will support the long term sustainability of the Burgh Halls Trust whilst enhancing visitor, client and donator experiences and engagement with the Trust.

The key elements of the role are:

- To research, devise, implement and evaluate a fundraising strategy suitable for the Burgh Halls Trust as an
   independent charity.
- Develop and implement a retail strategy for the Burgh Halls Trust.
- To promote Maryhill Burghs Trust to a wider audience and foster excellent working relationships with funding
   and project partners.
- Play a crucial role in developing the long-term sustainability and resilience of the Burgh Halls Trust.

We are looking for an experienced social enterprise professional to join our small team. You’ll lead on developing a new retail and fundraising strategy to strengthen the resilience of the Trust and enhance our visitor experience. To be successful in this role you’ll have the passion and drive to think creatively, inspire others and implement new ideas.

To view the full job description and person specifications and to apply please visit the Maryhill Burgh Halls Trust website or contact our Recruitment Advisors, EVH [no CV accepted], by downloading an application pack above, Email: or Tel: 0141 352 7445.

The closing date for completed applications is Thursday 5th April 2018 at 5pm.

PVG membership will be requested for the successful candidate.

This post has been funded by the Development Trusts Association Scotland.

Maryhill Burgh Halls Trust,, is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Scottish Charity SC036089