Watson Birds Project

Funding & Project Development Officer


Salary: £22,000 pro-rata

Hours: 2 or 2.5 days per week, on a flexible basis. Evening and weekend work may be required.


We require an experienced individual with a range of demonstrable skills to help us complete a capital and revenue fund raising programme to develop Barone, the former Watson Family home in St. John’s Town of Dalry, into a visitor, exhibition, archive and research centre. The work will involve researching, developing and submitting funding applications, managing the delivery and compliance of capital and revenue funding, developing and supporting a scheme for private donors and Friends and working with the Barone Steering Group and GCAT Trustees to help maximise the potential of the project as it develops.


The post will be two days per week based in St. John’s Town of Dalry, on a 12 month contract (with a 3 month initial probationary period). 


The terms and remuneration are negotiable based upon what you might be able to bring to the project; especially a passion for what we are trying to achieve. In the first instance we would ask that you apply in writing briefly stating why you wish to be involved along with a suitable CV or business profile.


Postal applications: Brian Edgar, General Manager, CatStrand, High Street, New Galloway DG7 3RN

Email applications:



Closing Date: Monday 11th August at 2.00pm   


Interviews: Week Commencing 18th August


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