The Knoydart Foundation
The Knoydart Foundation

Charity registered in Scotland SC026246

Our Mission to develop as sustainable model based on Community, Climate Change and Biodiversity

Current vacancies


  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • Knoydart
  • Closing 9th December 2022

Expressions of Interest Sought by the Knoydart Foundation

The Knoydart Foundation is seeking experienced people to join our board as we transition through the next exciting phase of our evolution.

After a period of self-reflection and practical analysis we have concluded that there are specific areas where we would like to expand our board’s experience. Perhaps this is where you may fit in.

We are seeking to co-opt Directors to our board with a high level of experience in the community enterprise sector with one or more of the following skills.

  • Line Management – HR - People
  • Natural Capital
  • Housing

If you believe you have the relevant experience and can spare 2-3 hours per month for meetings and additional time to contribute to the Knoydart Foundation mission of developing a sustainable model based on community, climate change and biodiversity, then we’d like to hear from you.

Closed vacancies
This vacancy has now closed

Accommodation Manager

  • Part time
  • £21,000 – £22,000 pro-rata
  • Knoydart
  • Closing 28th February 2022

This is a working manager’s role, both managing and working for Knoydart Trading Ltd on the short term let accommodation that the Knoydart Foundation owns. This varied role will include cleaning and managing the accommodation throughout the holiday season and beyond. As a subsidiary, profits from Knoydart Trading are generally donated at the end of the year to the Knoydart Foundation to continue its work towards its aims. Your work could help house a new family here within the land the community owns on Knoydart!

Managing the Knoydart Foundation holiday let accommodation you’ll be working within the community of Knoydart. A beautiful peninsula, where the community owns 17500 acres of land.

This vacancy has now closed

Project Officer

  • Full time
  • £24,340
  • Flexible Home working (within reasonable travelling distance to Knoydart for regular meetings
  • Closing 10th June 2022

What is the role?

We’re looking for a Project Officer to join our team to manage a small number of projects key to the further development of the Knoydart Foundation and the community on Knoydart.

This is a new post that will contribute hugely to the future sustainability of the community on Knoydart and will help in achieving it’s goal of attaining a sustainable model based on biodiversity, climate change and community.

The Project Officer will initially take charge of three projects.

1. Affordable Housing – this early stage project is about to go to design and tender. You will work closely with the Communities Housing Trust.

2. Worker Accommodation – this project is in at the planning permission stage.

3. Redevelopment of Bunkhouse – this project has not started and you will be involved in drawing up the project scope then moving forwards.

While it is not necessary that you live on Knoydart, or are willing to move to Knoydart, you should be able to commute regularly for meetings and as required by the projects.

You will be part of the management team for the Knoydart Foundation. While not directly responsible for staff, you will be responsible for suppliers and contractors. You will report directly to the board and will be line managed by a designated director.

A full Job Description is available for download below.

This vacancy has now closed

Shop Manager

  • Full time
  • £20,020
  • the SHOP, Inverie, Knoydart, PH41 4PL
  • Closing 30th June 2022

Join and run the team for the SHOP. A Knoydart Trading Ltd enterprise. Knoydart Trading Ltd is a trading subsidiary of the Knoydart Foundation. You’d be managing a team who successfully sell local produce and provide information and products to both locals and visitors. Right here in the heart of Inverie on Knoydart.