The Old Forge Community Benefit Society
The Old Forge Community Benefit Society
The Old Forge Community Benefit Society is a group of Knoydart residents with one common goal: to bring our local pub under community ownership for the benefit of all patrons and pub-lovers. Our vision is for the Forge to be a vibrant and environmentally conscious community-owned pub,, welcoming to all and investing in the regeneration and stability of Knoydart

Current vacancies

Project Manager

  • Part time
  • £30,000 pro-rata
  • Knoydart - Home working optional (within reasonable travelling distance to Knoydart)
  • Closing 1st February 2022

This is an exciting opportunity to be an integral part to enabling the residents of Knoydart establish their very own community owned pub. With your help, we will be able to revitalize this pub making it a community hub, a desirable tourist attraction and a real asset for the people of Knoydart, visitors and our wider shareholders. Profits will be reinvested locally to support social and economic development and sustainability on the peninsula.

The post holder will be responsible for the delivery, reporting, budget management, communication and evaluation of the redevelopment of the Old Forge Pub in Knoydart. The role is part funded by Scottish Land Fund and the Community Ownership Fund as well as the local community and supporters from across the globe through our Community Shares Offer and Crowdfunder campaign.

Whilst the role is mainly focussed on delivery, the post holder will also contribute to the strategic vision and forward planning of the Old Forge Community Benefit Society. After a successful fundraising campaign, we are currently in negotiations to buy the pub. The role is part-time (21 hours) and dependent on us achieving acquisition by mid 2022.

Please see attached job description.