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Business Support Assistant

  • Full time
  • £15,925
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 21st November 2018

  • Advertised from 1st November 2018
  • 35 hours per week


The Royal Society of Edinburgh, Scotland’s National Academy is an educational charity that provides public benefit throughout Scotland through a diverse range of activity including awarding research funding, informing public policy and delivering events across Scotland to inspire knowledge and learning.

We are searching for a confident and pro-active Business Support Assistant to help us to provide an administrative support function to our Programme Directorate, helping us to deliver high standards of professionalism and organisation. If you enjoy organising anything from events, people, processes or workloads, we would like to hear from you.

Working alongside the RSE staff, and reporting to the Business Manager, your key responsibilities will be to undertake a range of general administration tasks, support various RSE meetings and assist with measuring the impact of activities.

For an informal discussion about this post please contact Gillian Anderson on 0131 240 5008 or email

Application notes

To download an application pack for this post, visit our website

For any queries about the recruitment process please contact our HR department on 0131 240 5036 or by email

The closing date for applications is 12noon on Wednesday 21 November 2018

Interviews will be held on Monday 3 December 2018.

We anticipate the start date for this role to be Monday 14 January 2019.

Scottish Charity Number SC000470