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Membership Administrator

  • Part time
  • up to £25,000 pro-rata
  • Remote
  • Closing 25th November 2022

  • Advertised from 4th November 2022
  • Up to £25k FTE pro rata - £7920


The Royal Scottish Forestry Society is an educational charity focussing on promoting the understanding of trees, woods and forestry. Every year RSFS puts on what we believe to be the biggest programme of practical forestry events across Scotland. The Society has a mix of individual and organisational members. Our membership includes professional foresters and managers, woodlands owners and many others with an interest in trees and woods.

This is a new role providing an excellent opportunity to contribute to a dynamic and growing charity. You will be responsible for managing the membership information and be the main point of contact for members. You will work with the officers and volunteers to support the annual programme of events. We are looking for someone who takes pride in what they do and in the ethos of the RSFS. You should be well organised and approachable. Previous experience of customer relationship management would be a distinct advantage.

Main Responsibilities

• Member engagement

• Membership data management

• Member communications

• Event support

Working pattern and Location

You will be expected to manage your time to meet the needs of the role. Peak times are Dec/Jan when memberships are renewed and April/May for the Regional Field Days, Annual Study Tour and AGM. In total this will be 66 days throughout the year, which includes 7 days, either leave or public holiday, to be taken with our prior agreement.

This is a remote role. The job holder will also be expected to attend some meetings and field visits throughout Scotland.

Start date: To be agreed. Ideally December 2022.

Application notes

Visit our website for details of required knowledge, experience and personal qualities. Apply with examples which demonstrate how you meet those requirements for this post, along with a CV to

For an informal discussion of the role please contact – Simon McGillivray, RSFS President

Applications close on 5pm Friday 25th November Interviews will be held on 2nd December in person in Edinburgh or online.

The Royal Scottish Forestry Society is a Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation

Charity registration number SC002058