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Development Officer, Social Enterprise

  • Part time
  • £26,400 pro-rata
  • Dumfries or Stranraer (Hybrid)
  • Closing 26th May 2024

  • Advertised from 10th May 2024
  • Hours: 28. Permanent / Temporary: Temporary with potential to extend.


As part of the Economic Development and Enterprise Team, the Development Officer role will develop social enterprise activity through capacity building support.

The Development Officer will support the delivery of the Third Sector Dumfries & Galloway Social Enterprise Strategy and our alignment with the national Social Enterprise Strategy. The Development Officer will develop resources, and provide advice to new and existing social enterprises to support them to grow and thrive, and realise their full potential within our local communities and economy.

As a colleague in the Partnership and Communities workstream, the Development Officer for Social Enterprise will also be involved in sector events and projects for the third sector working with colleagues across the organisation.

The UK Shared Prosperity Fund is a central pillar of the UK government’s Levelling Up agenda and provides £2.6 billion of funding for local investment by March 2025. The Fund aims to improve pride in place and increase life chances across the UK investing in communities and place, supporting local business, and people and skills. For more information, visit

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Closing Date: 2024-05-26