Work with us

Thank you for your interest in working with Space Scotland. We are currently recruiting for the following position:

Senior Administrator

Glasgow or Edinburgh, £30k (Pro-rata, 2-3 days per week depending on candidate availability)

A Senior Administrator is required for a part-time position with Space Scotland, Scotland’s new industry-led trade body. Scotland’s space sector is growing at pace and the landscape of stakeholders including companies, research and academic institutions, and government agencies is rapidly growing.  Space Scotland has been created to both act as a catalyst to the growth of the sector in Scotland and to support connecting the network of Scottish space organisations. 

Directly supporting the Space Scotland objectives, working with the Elected Chair of Space Scotland, the Executive Director of Space Scotland, the Cluster Manager and the Board of Space Scotland, the Senior Administrator’s tasks will include, but will not be limited to, the following:

  • Organise and attend Space Scotland quarterly meetings – take and prepare minutes of these meetings.
  • Assist with organising other Space Scotland meetings, including Board meetings, Executive team meetings and and working group meetings.
  • Support with organising networking events for Space Scotland members.
  • Keep an up to date list of Space Scotland members and add to meeting attendee lists where necessary.
  • Review and disseminate information on space industry, events of interest and conferences.
  • Review ESA bid opportunities and circulate on a regular basis those that may be of interest to the Scottish space sector.
  • Regularly review funding opportunities within the UK and Scotland from Scottish Enterprise, UK Space Agency, Innovate UK, STFC, EPSRC, etc. and circulate to the membership.
  • Support with the running of Space Scotland in general.
  • The candidate should be willing to travel within Scotland and the rest of the UK on occasion to support events and meetings.

Experience:

The candidate should be able to demonstrate significant experience in a senior administrative role. 

Knowledge & Skills:

The candidate must demonstrate:

  • Excellent organisational skills.
  • Excellent inter-personal skills – both written and oral communications; ability to interface with members and external representatives.
  • A willingness to travel occasional to domestic destinations.
  • An ability to perform simple bookkeeping, invoicing and payment runs would be advantageous.

Our vision is to support Scotland to be a global hub for space innovation, commercial success and high value job creation.  If you share our vision then we want to hear from you.



If you are part of an organisation who wishes to join the cluster, or if you are an individual who wants to find out more about the cluster, please reach out to us at: admin@scottishspace.org.