Business Development Manager (Ref: 17/50)

Job title: Business Development Manager
Location:  Gilwell Park, Youlbury, Great Tower or Home
Hours: 40 hours per week
Contract type: 2 year fixed term contract
Salary: £30,679 per annum
Benefits: Company Car, simply health scheme, pension scheme, subsidised lunch at Gilwell Park.

Job Summary
You will be a key part of the core team behind Scout Adventures.  The aim of this post is primarily two fold. Firstly you will identify gaps in our occupancy and the work to fill them with existing products or work with the team to identify new product opportunities to maximise occupancy.  Secondly you will manage the Customer Support team. Our front line team who work with all our guests from the first enquiry to arrival on centre then once they’ve left to ensure they’ve had a great experience.

About you
It’s the people that make Scout Adventures amazing and you will be no exception.  You will have excellent leadership skills and an appreciation of what it take to deliver a first class customer experience. Ideally you will have experience of working with Schools and the Youth Sector as building relationships across these will be key to being successful in this role.

About us
Here at Scout Adventures we believe that amazing things can happen in the great outdoors. Scout Adventures offers inspiring outdoor learning experiences for both young people and adults. Drawing on over 100 years of Scouting heritage and expertise, we specialise in creating tailor-made packages that are fun, challenging and deliver specific skills and learning outcomes. Based in stunning rural locations across the UK we offer a wide range of activities from canoeing and high ropes to orienteering and traditional Scouting skills. We are open to Scouts, schools and youth groups.  Working with teachers and youth leaders, we have inspired generations of young people to reach their potential and learn skills for life.

For more information and to apply:
Job pack
Application form
Recruitment monitoring form

For an informal conversation or to find out more about the role, please feel free to contact Asa Gurden (

Details of closing and Interview date:
Closing date: 1st September 2017
Interview date: 12th September 2017