Coigach Community Development Company

Achiltibuie Smokehouse Development Officer

Part Time Position – 19 hours per week

Salary £24,480 pro rata; up to 2 years funding available

 Closing date for applications: 12 Noon 06 May 2013

Achiltibuie Smokehouse Community
Members of the community celebrate their new acquisition!

Coigach Community Development Company (CCDC) is seeking to appoint an energetic and self-motivated person to drive forward the development of the community owned Achiltibuie Smokehouse to deliver a real benefit for our community. Working with a number of partners, professionals and contractors you will have excellent organisational and communication skills, and good written English. The work involves working with the local community to assist with the stimulation and evaluation of project ideas; to undertake research on the proposed project ideas; and to participate in planning and development of the smokehouse property with the project management committee and/or project manager.

Experience of securing funding would be desirable. 19 hours per week, some evening and weekend working, some travel to external training courses, seminars or study visits will be required.

The creation of a modern business premises and establishment of one or more new businesses is the expected project outcome. Job creation, re-employment of former smokehouse staff, and the creation of a popular tourist attraction could make a significant contribution towards the socio-economic wellbeing of Coigach.

Place of work: Achiltibuie Smokehouse in Altandhu (and some home working).

For details of the post please contact Julia Campbell by email ( or phone 01854 622379 – or to help make our recruitment greener, please  download the details here:

Job Description for Smokehouse Project Officer

 The post is funded by the Scottish Land Fund

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