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18 January 2019

A unique and exciting opportunity has arisen to work with The Swan Trust.

We are very grateful for the support from the Scottish Government, Shetland LEADER Programme 2014-2020 and Highlands and Islands Enterprise towards our project to recruit a Business Development Marketing Officer. This is an exciting opportunity to get involved with the Trust and help create a more sustainable business model for the operation of our restored herring drifter, Swan. The position will be based at Lerwick in the Shetland Islands.

The successful candidate will help us transform the Trust's activities and set us on a better financial footing for the future. New and exciting programmes will be explored and developed.

To find out more, or apply for this position, please visit our Vacancy page

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The Swan Trust is offering a varied 2020 programme of trips, which can now be booked online. Swan will visit two festivals on the UK Mainland, cruise down the Caledonian Canal, explore the Western Isles, and look to hop over to St Kilda. She will also be doing trips around Shetland, including a partnership with local musician Barry Nisbet to offer his Sessions and Sail in the isles for the first time, to coincide with the start of the 40th Shetland Folk Festival, and trips to coincide with Shetland Boat Week and the Festival of the Sea in Scalloway.  In August she will head over to Norway on a trip inspired by the Shetland Bus then take a cruise around the Hardangerfjord before returning to Shetland for September.

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