Programme Manager

  • Full time
  • Sessional
  • Iona
  • Closing 20th December 2021

  • Advertised from 25th November 2021
  • Monthly allowance of £662. Full Board and Lodging provided in addition to the Monthly Allowance. Fixed term contract.


We are looking for a skilled and experienced Programme Manager to join our resident staff team on Iona. Someone who can Plan and deliver creative events and activities that meet the needs of guests and visitors of all ages and inspire participants to take their learning into the wider world, empowering them to work for peace and justice.

The Programme Manager post is central to the guest experience and spiritual life of the Iona Community on Iona. This is a fabulous opportunity for someone who is innovative, inventive and determined to find ways of carrying forward the programme sessions on Iona into the home life of our guests.

Staffing at Iona Abbey is provided by a resident team who live and work together sharing in the common life assisted by a wider team of volunteers. Work and worship are valued equally at our centres. A resident allowance is paid and all accommodation and meals are provided. Living and working on Iona is ‘life-changing’. We hope to welcome your application soon.

Application notes

Closing date: 9am, Monday, 20th December

Interviews: Between 5th and 7th January 202

Due to UK Immigration law we are required to give preference to applications received from candidates who already have the right to work in the UK.

CVs will not be accepted. – Applications should be made using our application form and returned to

Staff are working from home due to COVID restrictions, so if you would like to have a discussion about the posts, please email your name and number to and someone will call you back.