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Job Opportunity: Membership and Events Officer

4th November 2020 | Categories: Appointments

The Society of Antiquaries of Scotland is looking for an organised and motivated candidate to fill an exciting new role for our busy Scottish Charity. This is a key role as first point of contact for our existing and prospective membership drawn from around the world and will be responsible for the administration of our membership database. You will also help organise and deliver our programme of digital and in-person events.

Deadline for Applications: Midnight on Monday 30th November 2020. It is expected that interviews will be held online in the week of 14th December.

Starting Salary: £19,350, with a 10% pension contribution, flexible working.

Hours: 5 days a week/37 hours a week. This is a full-time permanent post with a probation period of 6 months. Occasional evening and weekend work is required.

The Society of Antiquaries of Scotland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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The ideal candidate will have strong organisational skills and some membership database 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 an efficient and organised membership database. They will have strong relationship-building skills and the ability to help organise and administer events.


Applications should be addressed to Dr Simon Gilmour, Director at the Society ( Please include a full CV along with a cover letter that describes how your skills and experience fulfil the criteria for the role and make you the ideal candidate. Please also provide names and contact details of two referees whom the Society may invite to comment on your suitability for the post in advance of appointment. Referees will not be contacted until a position has been offered.

More information and a full job description is available here: membership-and-events-officer-jd-nov-2020 (Word Doc) membership-and-events-officer-jd-nov-2020 (PDF)

The Society of Antiquaries of Scotland is an independent charity actively supporting and promoting the study and enjoyment of Scotland’s past (charity no. SC010440).

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