Are you passionate about supporting local businesses and seeing our local economy thrive?

Do you have the skillset to offer advice and practical support to pre starts and new starts across the Aberdeen City & shire region?

We currently have an opportunity for a Start-Up Business Adviser to join our team on a full-time basis.

We are pioneers within our field and this is an exciting time to join our organisation.

About Us…

Elevator works across Scotland to help facilitate the start-up, acceleration and growth of new and existing businesses through its unique delivery of Business Gateway services and a range of accelerator programmes.

We play a key role in boosting economic and business growth across Tayside, Aberdeenshire and Lanarkshire supporting more start-ups in Scotland than anyone else.

Each year we help over 2,000 new businesses to start-up, deliver in excess of 500 workshops, and masterclasses, hosts conferences and events and hold our own annual Business Awards.

We have established two Centres for Entrepreneurship and offer a plethora of Accelerator Programmes to support growth ambitions of businesses across three cities. In addition to providing business support, over 300 small businesses view our 20 Business Centres as their home from home.

The Role…

As part of the Business Gateway service, you will play a key role in delivering enhanced business support throughout Aberdeen city and shire.

This primarily office-based position would look for the successful candidate to have a proven skillset and be able to demonstrate that you can handle a variety of Business Advisory duties including, but not limited to:

  • Handing new enquiries and managing a portfolio of pre-start and newly started lifestyle businesses, primarily via phone and email
  • Advising clients of additional areas of relevant support
  • Developing and maintaining relationships with local intermediaries
  • Attending/hosting networking events
  • Proactively developing new business avenues
  • Keeping accurate database records

We’re Asking For…

  • We are looking for an individual with experience of running their own business and/or a business-related qualification.
  • You must also have a full UK driving licence.

What We Offer…

This role is based at Elevator’s Centre for Entrepreneurship in Bridge of Don, Aberdeen and is full time.

Due to COVID-19 all our staff are currently working from home until further notice and guidance from Scottish Government. With that in mind, initial interviews will take place over Zoom.


The closing date for applications is Monday 28th June at 5pm.

Please follow the below links to the job description and application form. Please send completed application form to to apply.

Elevator is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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