Scottish Land Fund Adviser

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Location: Glasgow
Category: Other
Type: Full-time
Salary: £29,237

As part of this job you’ll:

provide advice and guidance to community-led organisations seeking to acquire land, buildings and land assets
engage effectively with community groups, assisting them at all stages of project development and planning through to asset ownership
provide support on community consultation, formation of a community body, securing funding/private finance and the need to establish a sustainable social enterprise business model
support a number of projects in Ayrshire and Dumfries and Galloway, as well as other areas when required
evaluate Scottish Land Fund referrals and follow up on any actions required to ensure alignment with the wider programme outcomes
raise awareness of the funding opportunities available from the Scottish Land Fund and other national programmes delivered by HIE
work closely with other advisers, colleagues across HIE and a range of external partners including local agencies and community networks

Highlands and Islands Enterprise

Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) is an ambitious organisation with a unique remit from the Scottish Government that integrates economic and community development. With around 300 staff, HIE supports hundreds of businesses and social enterprises across the Highlands and Islands. The Scottish Land Fund (SLF) is a Scottish Government funding programme that supports communities across the whole of Scotland to become more resilient and sustainable through the ownership and management of land and land assets. SLF advisers are strategically located across Scotland, in order to provide on-the-ground support to SLF.