Administrative Assistant - Friends of the Earth Scotland

Administrative Assistant - Friends of the Earth Scotland

Location: Edinburgh

Salary: £17,526 – £20,302 pro-rata


About the Organisation

Friends of the Earth Scotland’s vision is of a world where everyone can enjoy a healthy environment without exceeding their fair share of the planet’s resources, now and in the future.

We are:

Scotland’s leading environmental campaigning organisation

An independent Scottish charity with a network of thousands of supporters and active local groups across Scotland

Part of the largest grassroots environmental network in the world, uniting over 2 million supporters, 75 national member groups, and some 5,000 local activist groups – covering six continents

About the Role 

Your specific duties will include:

Financial and Office administration:

  • General office tasks such as mail, telephone, email
  • Record and code income from cheques and take them to bank
  • Collate invoices and ensure they are signed
  • Order stationery and office supplies
  • Support administration for AGM and attend on the day
  • Work with other staff to ensure that membership and office administration is in line with campaign priorities
  • Organisation of Board meetings


Membership administration:

  • Update membership records with new, cancelled and deceased members, changes of address and other information
  • Communicate with members on the telephone and in writing about donations, cancellations, change of contact details, upgrading and rejoining
  • Create and maintain supporter and membership records
  • Record donation and appeal data against individual records
  • Upload direct debit and standing order data
  • Preparation for reconciliation of membership and supporter income
  • Send materials, letters and renewals to members
  • Answer member enquiries
  • Support the delivery of membership recruitment and upgrade campaigns
  • Support the Membership and Office Manager with membership recruitment campaigns


Assistance to the Director and Head of Campaigns

  • Diary management including organising external meetings
  • Organisation of national and international travel
  • Responding to external requests



  • Contribute to campaigning and other activities as and when appropriate
  • You will also assist with other reasonable duties as requested by your manager.


How to Apply

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Closing date: 12 noon Monday 04.03.2019.

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