Governance and Events Administrator

Posted by The Ramblers

Governance and Events Administrator

Edinburgh, Edinburgh Check commute

£23,000 per year

Contract, Full-time

About the organisation

The Ramblers is Britain's biggest charity working to promote walking and to improve conditions for all walkers. With 135,000 members in Eng... Read more

Job Description

Join Britain’s biggest walking charity to help more people enjoy the benefits of walking. 

We are looking for an enthusiastic, detail-orientated and skilled Governance and Events Administrator, based at the friendly Ramblers Scotland office in Edinburgh. 

This role supports our volunteer-based Scottish Executive Committee who are responsible for the governance of Ramblers Scotland’s activities.  The role also provides events management support to the wider Rambler Scotland team, as well as managing the organisation and running of the Ramblers Scotland office.  In addition, the role will focus support the organisation of our annual event for members, Scottish Council, and the constitutional processes that are key to this event. This role is part of the Ramblers Scotland Team.

This is an exciting time to join the Ramblers team and a great opportunity to make a lasting and tangible impact on the future success of the charity.


Essential Requirements include:

  • Demonstrable experience of organising and managing senior-level meetings, ensuring that paperwork, minutes and logistics are handled efficiently and with a keen attention to detail
  • Efficiently organise the constitutional aspects of the Scottish Council, ensuring that all aspects of the event run smoothly in collaboration with other team members
  • Engage in the wider planning around Scottish Council, ensuring that the event is well run and that members leave feeling inspired and engaged.
  • Work effectively with the Scottish Council Executive Committee, supporting them to continuously strengthen their governance practices
  • Facilitate the smooth running of the Ramblers Scotland office, responding to queries and day-to-day issues in a timely manner.
  • Demonstrate that you understand and support the Ramblers’ core values.

The Ramblers are an equal opportunities employer.  We warmly welcome applications from appropriately qualified people from all sections of the community and aim to promote diversity. 

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