Hiring: Administrative Assistant

Hiring: Administrative Assistant

Organisation Profile

Interfaith Scotland is a Scottish charity (SC029486) specialising in promoting and facilitating constructive engagement between different faith and belief communities across Scotland through dialogue, educational activities, civic engagement, and the promotion of religious equality.

Interfaith Scotland provides a forum for people from diverse religions to dialogue with one another on matters of religious, national, and civic importance. We facilitate dialogue for local interfaith groups, faith communities, young people, women, religious leaders, our members and members of the general public. We educate and engage through presentations and seminars, religion and belief equality training, school workshops and producing resources.

Administrative Assistant role

We are looking for an experienced Administrative Assistant to support the general running of the organisation.

Job Title: Administrative Assistant (Freelance)

Job Type: Part-time, 10 to 14 hours per week (7-month contract)

Hourly Rate: £12 per hour

Location: Interfaith Scotland office (Glasgow G21 4BF), with flexibility to work from home.


Responsibilities required:

  • assisting with all administrative duties (preparing letters/emails, printing, filing documents, etc.)
  • answering phone calls and taking messages
  • maintaining databases and contact lists
  • supporting events (event set up, registration, greeting guests, etc.)
  • supporting the smooth running of the office, including office tidying, and maintaining stationary supplies.
  • dealing with dialogue room hire matters
  • supporting the preparation of various projects 
  • Other duties as may reasonably be requested by the line manager

Skills and qualifications

Skills and qualifications required:

  • Proven experience as an administrative assistant or in a similar role (essential)
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills (essential)
  • Proficiency in MS office, especially Word and Excel (essential)
  • Attention to detail (essential)
  • Interest in interfaith dialogue and engagement (desirable)
  • Excellent organisational skills (desirable)
  • Educated to degree level or equivalent qualification (desirable)
  • Experience in using CANVA and Eventbrite (desirable)

Essential criteria: Right to work in the UK

How to apply

Please email admin@interfaithscotland.org your CV and covering letter outlining your skills, experience and interests by 5pm, Tuesday 30th April, 2024.

Interviews will take place on Wednesday 8th May, 2024.