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  • Full time
  • £21,000
  • Office base in Edinburgh, opportunity for flexible working.
  • Closing 19th March 2023

  • Advertised from 2nd March 2023
  • 35 hours per week
  • Benefits package includes pension and life insurance, free RYA Membership and associated preferential staff discounts, 26 days holiday plus public holidays.


Administration Support for RYA Scotland

The Royal Yachting Association Scotland (RYA Scotland) team is recruiting!

We are recruiting an Administrator who will support activities across RYA Scotland.

This role will complement the other members of the Administration Support Services Team.

Therefore, we are looking for an individual who has:

  • Proven experience in a similar role with excellent organisational and administration skills.
  • Excellent keyboard skills and extensive knowledge of Microsoft Office in particular Excel, Word and databases.
  • Excellent numerical and literacy skills to undertake wide range of tasks and ability to produce accurate work.
  • Ability to work under pressure and prioritise competing deadlines.
  • A friendly, helpful and approachable manner when dealing with enquiries from members, clubs, volunteers and stakeholders.
  • An ability to work as part of team.

Application notes

Closing date midnight on Sunday 19th March 2023

Interviews will be held Online on Week beginning 27th March 2023

Further information can be found on our website or call 023 8060 4105 or e-mail

For more information about this role, please have a look at the job description and person specification or please contact the Senior Administrator – Pauline McGrow – should you have any specific questions on the role:

RYA Scotland is committed to equality of opportunity.

We are passionate about equality and inclusion and welcome applications from all.

We are proud to be the first and only Sport Governing Body in Scotland to hold the LGBT Youth Scotland Foundations Charter and to have been the first in Scotland to achieve the Sport Councils Advanced Equality Standard. We have a focus on engaging women in sailing, disability is no barrier to participation, and we are actively changing to include young people in our decision making so when we say we welcome applications from all – we really mean it!

RYA Scotland is one of the foremost Sport Governing Bodies in Scotland. We protect and promote the interests of the 76,000 strong boating community and the 21,000 people in 272 RYA Affiliated Clubs, Class Associations and Training Centres across Scotland.