Business Adviser – Start-up Team - Full time permanent position, 35 hours per week – Perthshire 

We are looking for a Business Adviser to join our Perthshire team to help further develop and strengthen our rural business support services. As an Adviser, you are tasked with working closely with business owners across a variety of sectors to bolster their skillset, experiences and networks, in turn strengthening the local economy.   

The successful candidate will focus primarily on Perthshire’s rural business community, while building local relationships and contacts to complement the support services provided.   

Key skills include, but are not limited to:  

  • Proven skillset encompassing core disciples such as finance, marketing and strategic planning
  • A strong knowledge of the Perthshire region 
  • Solid understanding of the factors which influence the local economy
  • Creative ability and confidence to inject new ideas for growth
  • A client centred approach underpinned by great interpersonal skills 
  • A passion for improving businesses and enterprise across the region  

In return, we can offer you an exciting and varied team working environment where you will work with a diverse range of businesses across Perthshire, unlocking their ambition and helping them thrive. We will help you develop your network of business contacts across both private and public sectors throughout Scotland and provide a comprehensive training plan to ensure you fully understand the business support ecosystem and its offering.  

We are Elevator 

As one of Scotland’s leading business support organisations, we believe anyone looking to start or grow a business should have access to all the support they need to make it a success.   

Each year we help over 2,000 start-ups, deliver in excess of 500 workshops, masterclasses and individual events. In addition, we hold our annual business conference, entrepreneurial awards ceremony and our Challenge Weekend. Our property portfolio sees us manage 21 business centres across the north of Scotland, and in the past four years we have created two Centres for Entrepreneurship which are home to our dedicated and tailored business accelerators to support Scotland’s high growth ventures. We are pioneers within our field and this is an exciting time to join our organisation.   

We are looking for an individual with a business related degree and/or experience of running their own business. You must also have a full UK driving licence. If you feel that you can offer these skills and bring a high level of energy and enthusiasm to the role - a full job description and application form can be found via the links below.

Job Description

Application Form

Please send your completed application form to

The closing date for applications is Monday 13th July 2020 at 5pm.

Elevator UK Ltd is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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