Administrator Vacancy

Founded in 1992 by the late Iain Sillars Stuart McGlashan, The McGlashan Charitable Trust provides support for postgraduate students and charitable arts organisations in Scotland.

The Trustees are seeking an Administrator to oversee the day-to-day running of the Trust. The Administrator will be the main point of contact for grant applicants and steward the annual application processes for both organisations and individuals.

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They will keep appropriate records and liaise with Trustees. They will clearly communicate applicant requirements and will be responsible for collating eligible applications.

During their first year the Administrator will undertake a review of the Trust’s grant-making policy in conjunction with the Trustees.

The work of the Administrator will be overseen by the Secretary.

If you have relevant experience, fit the applicant profile, and are looking for a freelance, part-time administrative post in the Arts or Higher Education sectors, this opportunity could be for you.

The daily fee offered will be no less than £100, dependent on experience, and it is expected that 50-60 days’ work each year will be offered.

Working conditions are flexible and we expect that the successful candidate will work from home or their own premises.

To apply, please send a CV and covering letter to by 5pm on Friday 14 May. In your covering letter tell the Trustees about your professional experience to date and what you think you will bring to the role – one page of A4 will be sufficient.

Successful applicants will be offered an interview.

If you have any questions about this opportunity, please contact the Trust Secretary at