Events & Exhibitions Development Manager

Closing date 2 July 2024

We are looking for a motivated Events & Exhibitions Development Manager to join our team.

The core purpose of the role is to develop, manage and deliver the following elements of Upland’s programme:

  • Spring Fling Open Studios, a rural based annual visual art and craft open studios event and additional projects and activities linked to the event
  • Upland made, visual art & craft fair
  • Members exhibitions linked to the year-round work of the organisation

Project delivery of these elements is supported by the Events & Exhibitions Coordinator who works 14 hours per week and freelancers working across the event website, social media, PR and photography.


Job Title: Events & Exhibitions Development Manager

Salary: The salary is £28,000 p/annum (pro rata for 32 hours per week)

Contract: An initial 12 month contract with the intention to extend (funding dependant)

Probationary period: 3 months

Location: A combination of home working and in the Upland office at Gracefield Arts Centre, 28 Edinburgh Road, Dumfries, DG1 1JQ

Responsible to: Creative Director & Upland Community Interest Company Board of Directors

Deadline for applications: 9am on 2nd July 2024.

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