Edinburgh, Edinburgh
£19,350 per year plus a 10% pension contribution
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

The Society of Antiquaries of Scotland is looking for an organised and motivated candidate to fill an exciting new role for our busy Scottish Charity. This is a key role as first point of contact for our existing and prospective membership drawn from around the world and will be responsible for the administration of our membership database. You will also help organise and deliver our programme of digital and in-person events.

Deadline for Applications: Midnight on Monday 30th November 2020. It is expected that interviews will be held online in the week of 14th December.

Starting Salary: £19,350, with a 10% pension contribution, flexible working.

Hours: 5 days a week/37 hours a week. This is a full-time permanent post with a probation period of 6 months. Occasional evening and weekend work is required.

The Society of Antiquaries of Scotland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Key Duties:

  • First point of contact with members.
  • Administration of membership database.
  • Event organisation and delivery.
  • Assisting staff and members with membership queries.

Essential skills:

  • Experience working in an administrative environment for a membership-based organisation or similar.
  • Excellent organisational and time-management skills with ability to prioritise workload to meet deadlines and work on own initiative.
  • IT literate (particularly membership database skills) and open to learn new digital skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • High standard of accuracy with close attention to detail.
  • Proactive and flexible approach.

Desirable skills:

  • Familiarity with social media platforms and policies.
  • Experience with booking and event management.
  • Experience of website content management systems (CMS).
  • Experience of MS Dynamics based membership databases.
  • Strong relationship-building skills.
  • Strong problem-solving skills.

Person specification:

The ideal candidate will have strong organisational skills and some membership database management experience, although training will be provided where necessary and this post would suit someone starting or changing their career. They will be motivated and able to handle a busy and varied workload, balancing the need to communicate effectively with members of the Society and run an efficient and organised membership database. They will have strong relationship-building skills and the ability to help organise and administer events.

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Posted on: 10 November 2020
Closed date: 30 November 2020
Job ref: Membership and Event Officer
Tags: Business Development, Operations

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