Development Officer

Shetland Tourism Association

AddressShetland Tourism Association, Visit Scotland iCentre, Market Cross, Lerwick ZE1 0LU
Closing Date5pm, Thursday 21 November 2019
Start DateJanuary 2020

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 opportunity 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.

A job description and person spec is available to download at

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 also send this to 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 07753 806095. A schedule of works for the contact outlining targets and performance indicators is available on request.

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