The Crannie is a resident led community space for residents in Cranston Street (off the Royal Mile) developed by the Edinburgh Old Town Development Trust (EOTDT).

EOTDT is seeking an experienced person to manage the day to day running of The Crannie community hub. The role will be responsible for managing the building and all facilities, ensuring quality customer service, helping develop a team of duty supervisors and volunteers, and dealing with the daily requirements of all service users.

Responsible to: the Business Development Manager.

Salary: £25,000 pro rata 30 hours a week – initially for 12 months which can be extended on confirmation of funding.

There is an expectation of evening and weekend work to help cover The Crannie opening hours as they develop and where needed TOIL (Time Off in Lieu) will be given. Holiday entitlement is 30 days which pro-rata is 24 working days annual leave including any relevant statutory holidays. This post is subject to Pensions Auto-enrolment regulations with a 5% staff contribution and 3% employer contribution.

Please note this is a re-advertisement of the role. As the job description has been revised, EOTDT are happy to receive applications from previous applicants if they feel the position is still a job that is suitable for them.

How to apply

Either download/copy the application pack through this link, or copy & paste the link into the web address bar of your browser: – you will need to make a copy of Google Docs document to fill it in or to request an application pack by email please contact

Applications must be made on the form provided in the application pack and will be accepted by email. You can send a CV in addition to completing the application pack but please do not just send a CV – it will not be considered.

Send your completed application to by 5pm on Monday 15 November. Interviews are expected to be on 22 November – the exact time will be confirmed if you are selected.

If you have any queries about the position, please contact: Ben Cochrane, The Crannie Business Development Manager – You may also find it useful to visit the EOTDT website at or social media pages.

EOTDT is an Equal Opportunities Employer which means we make appointments based solely on ability to fulfil the duties of the post. Our Equal Opportunities Policy is available in the application pack.

This post is currently funded by The National Lottery Community Fund (formerly the Big Lottery Fund).