Job vacancy: Development Manager, Trenance Cottages

Job Title –  Development Manager (Part Time), Trenance Cottages

Salary –   £13,956 per annum, based on 60 hours per month


Trenance Cottages Newquay are looking for a dynamic, self – motivating, creative, experienced development manager.

Job Purpose – To develop and implement a strategy for the commercial and heritage  side  of “Trenance Cottages”. Seeking bold new opportunities for generating income and learning.  Achieving a sustainable basis of operation.



Trenance Cottages, a grade 2 listed building, have been renovated and extended with the help of several grants, including a large HLF contribution. The Heritage Cottages and function room are managed by a board of volunteer trustees.

Also on site is a tea room and language school. Both contribute to the revenue of the trust.The Cottages have been open to the public since March 2015. Volunteers are stewards for the heritage rooms and there is a small gift shop in the reception.

Another important source of revenue are weddings, held in the function room

Funding – These posts are funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund for an  initial a two year period.

Subject to a 3 month probationary period. DBS check required.


For further details please email Val Collinson at

Closing date for applications is the 31st August. Interviews will be held on the 11th of September.

Freelance opportunity: Events Manager (EXPIRED)

Cornwall Museums Partnership would like to establish an annual awards scheme that rewards Cornwall’s museums for the outstanding work they do, and to raise the profile of museums in Cornwall.

We are seeking an events manager to co-ordinate a Heritage Awards scheme, that will include a wide range of museums, projects and activities, and culminate in an Awards event February 2018.

Full details can be found here: Brief for Heritage Awards Freelancer

Application deadline: 5pm on 9 June

There is a maximum budget of £5,000