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Job title: Business Development And Events Manager

Salary: £30,000 per annum + target-based bonus

Hours: 40 hours per week

Location: Sherwood Forest, Nottinghamshire

Deadline: 20th September 2020


We are looking for a dynamic and outgoing business development and events manager, part of the senior management team, to actively recruit new business and play a central role in the development and implementation of Walesby Forest’s strategy goals. You must be willing to work evenings and weekends as required.

The main elements of the role include a requirement to build strong relationships with scouts and guides identifying opportunities for their increased involvement on site, develop our schools business dealing with enquiries and overseeing group stays at Walesby Forest, develop relationships with local businesses to grow this area of our business, manage our events and identify new fun possibilities for all our customer groups.

We would like you to have at least two years’ scouting or guiding experience in a prominent role, used to networking with other Scout and Guide leaders. We would also like you to have a commercial background in either sales or marketing, or other similar industry, and experience of developing, promoting and organising small and large events.

Most of all we are looking for someone who is organised, persuasive, who has passion for a cause and brand, who can really ‘sell’ the place, who is sociable with high emotional intelligence and a focus on team success.

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If you would like to know more about the role and to have an informal chat, or to receive a job description and application form, please call Guy Laurie, CEO at Walesby Forest on 01623 860202; alternatively please email