Flora MacDonald Gaelic Officer

  • Sealach / Temporary
  • Daliburgh, Isle of South Uist HS8 5SS
  • Posted 4 months ago
  • Tha seo dùinte do thagraichean ùra / Applications have closed
  • Tuarastal / Salary: £25,000 per annum FTE (i.e. £10,417 for 5 months)
  • Cùmhnant / Contract: Fixed term until 30th September 2022
  • Uairean san seachdain / Hours per week: 35
  • Gàidhlig / Gaelic: Riatanach / Essential

Làrach-lìn / Website Stòras Uibhist


2022 marks the 300th anniversary of the birth of Flora MacDonald in South Uist. Flora led a fascinating life and remains a legendary heroine, much loved by locals and visitors. With grant support from Community Land Scotland, Stòras Uibhist is looking to recruit a fixed term fluent Gaelic speaker to plan and host a range of Flora activities over the summer to mark this milestone anniversary year.


  • Plan and host a series of celebration events over the summer of 2022 in Gaelic and English
  • Run the public events in an engaging and professional manner
  • Organise the design and printing of Flora MacDonald leaflets
  • Assistance with other Flora MacDonald related activity
  • Provide ad hoc operational Gaelic support as required to Stòras Uibhist and other island organisations


  • Fluent in Gaelic with excellent oral and written skills in both Gaelic and English
  • Enthusiastic and with a proactive, positive attitude
  • Passionate about Flora MacDonald and sharing her life stories with both locals and visitors
  • Experience of previous community events and public speaking
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work alone and with minimal supervision
  • A full UK driving licence with access to own vehicle
  • Applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK, and resident in Uist for the contract duration
  • First aid qualified
  • Basic Disclosure Scotland Check


  • Fixed term until 30th September 2022
  • £25,000 per annum FTE (i.e. £10,417 for 5 months)
  • 35 hours per week
  • Part-time/job share will be considered
  • Home and/or office working depending on individual preference
  • Some weekend and evening working required

Interested applicants should forward a CV and supporting letter detailing how they are suitable for the role to info@storasuibhist.com by 12 noon on Friday 13th May 2022. If more information is required, please email or
call 01878 700101.

Tuilleadh fiosrachaidh / More info

Flora MacDonald Gaelic Officer Job Description..pdf

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