Society of Antiquaries Of Scotland
Society of Antiquaries Of Scotland

Charity registered in Scotland SC010440

Founded in 1780 and incorporated by Royal Charter in 1783 the Society’s purpose is “to investigate both antiquities and natural and civil history in general, with the intention that the talents of mankind should be cultivated and that the study of natural and useful sciences should be promoted.”

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Office Administrator

  • Full time
  • £19,445 – £22,902
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 23rd February 2020

We’re looking for an excellent candidate to fill this exciting role in the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland. The Society is seeking an organised and motivated individual to undertake the general office administration of a busy membership organisation.

Key Duties of the role:

  • General office administration.
  • Conference and event organisation and delivery.
  • Assisting the Finance Manager with membership subscriptions.

Essential skills:

  • Excellent time-management and organisational abilities.
  • Excellent computer skills (particularly MS Office) with confidence picking up new digital software.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and strong relationship-building skills.
  • Ability to work well independently.
  • High standard of accuracy with close attention to detail.

Desirable skills:

  • Experience with booking and event management.
  • Experience of WordPress website management.
  • Experience of MS SharePoint intranet.
  • Experience handling cash.

Person specification:

You will be enthusiastic, punctual and well-presented, demonstrating a ‘can do’ attitude and using your own initiative wherever necessary. Working within a busy team environment, you will possess the ability to integrate well with your colleagues and will manage your own workload confidently and effectively. This role requires excellent attention to detail and excellent oral and written communication skills. Basic IT skills are an essential requirement for the role, in addition to having a desire to learn new IT skills.

The ideal candidate will have strong organisational skills and some office 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 and efficient and organised work environment for staff.