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Negotiable in Argyll and Bute, PA31 8RT
£38,578 - £41,754 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week

Service: Development & Economic Growth

Closing Date: Monday 3rd April 2023

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Business Adviser to join the Council’s Business Gateway team, providing high quality advice and support directly to Argyll and Bute’s small and medium sized enterprises. 

Working with pre-start, start-up, existing and growing businesses, you will provide one-to-one support through video, telephone, email and face-to-face meetings, as well as delivering workshops or webinars to suit the needs of local businesses. You will also appraise grant applications and contribute to the development of the service.

The post is full time and the location within Argyll and Bute is negotiable. Team members are working from home at present, with travel required across Argyll and Bute to support clients and meet partners or council colleagues supporting businesses. 

Interviews will be held in person in Lochgilphead on Thursday 20thApril. As well as a face-to-face interview, we will ask you to deliver a short presentation (topic given in advance), complete a 30 minute financial information exercise (brief issued on the day) and meet the team.  

Applicants should note that:-

  • This post is suitable for job share.

To apply for this vacancy, please click on the Apply Now button at the top of this page.

If you would like clarification on any information contained within the vacancy advert and/or the job description you will require to speak with the recruiting manager, who is Kate Fraser, Senior Development Officer, 01546 604 550. 

Please note that you cannot apply for this vacancy by contacting the recruiting manager, applications must be made by clicking on the Apply Now button at the top of this page.

Please also note that we do not accept CVs, only applications completed and submitted via the Apply Now button on this page.


We encourage applications from people from all backgrounds and aim to have a workforce that represents the wider society that we serve. We pride ourselves on being an employer of choice. We champion diversity, inclusion and wellbeing and aim to create a workplace where everyone feels valued and a sense of belonging. To find out more about our commitment to this please visit Equality & Diversity Policy