We’re hiring – Are you our next Office Administrator?

Job Specification

 Post:  Office Administrator – SRPS

Purpose: To provide administrative support in the SRPS office

Reporting to: Business Development Director

Salary:  £16-20k depending on experience

Hours:  Full time, Monday to Friday based on a 35 hour week

Location: 17-19 North Street, Bo’ness

Key Responsibilities  

  • Answer telephone, email, post and in person enquiries as required with the highest standard of customer service
  • Responsible for and handling all sales enquiries and advance bookings
  • Assist with the co-ordination of group bookings and special events
  • Provide basic accounts assistance
  • Carry out general administrative tasks as required
  • Undertake any other reasonable tasks that the job holder is able to perform

Qualifications and Experience  


  • 2+ years’ experience working in a customer-focused environment
  • Demonstrable level of ICT knowledge, including Excel and Word
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritise projects
  • Well organised with exceptional attention to detail
  • Good inter-personal skills
  • Flexible with a common-sense approach
  • Can work independently and as part of a team


  • Knowledge of accounts and Sage
  • Experience of working with volunteers

Closing date for this position is Friday 12th July 2019 with interviews to be held on Wednesday 24th July 2019.  Applications should include a CV and covering letter with your reasons for applying.  

Completed applications should be emailed to or sent to Amanda Kilburn, Scottish Railway Preservation Society, 17-19 North Street, Bo’ness, West Lothian, EH51 0AQ