Dream Job Alert! Tweed Valley MTB Roles

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If you’re wondering whether you’re doing a pointless job, maybe you need a change of scene, maybe you missed out on the National Beaver Officer role, or maybe you just want to move to somewhere with trails on your doorstep, then these two jobs are surely going to be of interest?

Developing Mountain Biking In Scotland has two vacancies:

We are delighted to have secured funding for two new posts within our team, based in the Tweed Valley and the South of Scotland. The Scottish Borders is one of the leading mountain biking destinations in the UK. By supporting the continued growth and development of mountain biking we will sustainably develop the economic contribution that mountain biking makes across the Borders.

DMBinS/TVTA Scottish Borders Trail Development Co-ordinator:

Credit: Innes Graham

This post will support the objectives of the TVTA while being managed by and employed Developing Mountain Biking in Scotland (DMBinS). The role will be split between administration and hands-on practical trail maintenance and will liaise with landowners, land managers, and the MTB community to deliver an increased number of dig days and deliver hands-on practical work alongside the required paperwork to sustain and improve the trail network we all love.

  • The post is for a fixed term contract till end of June 2022 (further funding will be actively sought to continue the role).
  • The annual salary will be £28,000-£30,000 dependent on experience.

Scottish Borders MTB Regional Development Co-ordinator:

In the next 3 years the Scottish Borders will host international events and deliver three multi-million-pound mountain bike capital projects – The Borderlands MTB Project, a refresh of the 7Stanes and the Glentress Masterplan. This role will help ensure the Scottish Borders maximises the skills development and business opportunities that mountain biking brings. It will also liaise closely with the DMBinS/TVTA Scottish Borders Trail Development Co-ordinator post to ensure that mountain bike grows at a community level within the Tweed Valley to capitalise fully on these upcoming opportunities.

  • The post is for a fixed term contract till June 2022 (further funding will be actively sought to continue the role).
  • The annual salary will be £30,000-£32,000 dependent on experience.
Credit: Innes Graham

Head here for more information on both these roles.

Applications must be in by 29th December 2021.

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