Business Support & Members Relations Manager

  • Job Reference: xpress/JF/8643
  • Date Posted: 26 March 2024
  • Recruiter: Scottish Tourism Alliance
  • Location: Glasgow
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: £28,950
  • Sector: Hotels, Finance & Revenue, Venue, Attraction, Travel and Entertainment, Sales & Marketing, Leisure, HR, Learning and Development, Tours and Visitor Attractions, Administration, Customer Service, Transport & Logistics
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Join the Scottish Tourism Alliance as our Business Support & Member Relations Manager

The Place:

The Scottish Tourism Alliance (STA) stands as the largest member organisation for tourism and hospitality businesses in Scotland. As the leading representative body for the sector, our mission is to shape a vibrant tourism industry that not only serves Scotland's visitors but also its people. We tirelessly advocate for supportive policies that empower Scotland's tourism industry to achieve its growth potential. By fostering collaboration, knowledge sharing and best practice, we aim to amplify tourism's voice and drive sustainable success.

The Job:

As the Business Support & Member Relations Manager, you will play a pivotal role in our organisation, reporting directly to the CEO. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Taking ownership of day-to-day business, membership and event finance administration.
  • Managing HR functions such as sickness, payroll processing, holiday and pension administration.
  • Preparation and issuance of company reports to the board on a quarterly/monthly basis.
  • Handling all administration related to statutory company governance reporting and processing bill payments.
  • Acting as the initial key point of contact for STA members, prospective new members and external suppliers.
  • Organising STA Board event/meeting arrangements, including distribution of agenda papers and minuting of Board meetings.
  • Managing hybrid office management duties such as ordering supplies, managing inventory, including IT needs.
  • Performing clerical tasks such as raising new membership invoices and renewals and forwarding finance information to external bookkeepers weekly.
  • Responding to phone calls and inquiries from members and others in a professional and courteous manner.
  • Effective communication with all team members and external stakeholders.
  • Providing support at STA organised events such as AGMs, conferences and Patrons receptions.

The Person:

 We're seeking a candidate with the following qualifications and attributes:

  • Previous experience in office management procedures and human resource administration.
  • Knowledge of Scotland's tourism and hospitality business landscape (advantageous).
  • Proficiency in using Zero or other accounting and CRM software (a plus).
  • Previous experience in a similar administrative or business support/membership role with an industry/sector trade body (desirable).
  • Strong organisational skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to multitask and prioritise tasks effectively.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Highly motivated and able to work independently.
  • Possesses a positive and can-do attitude.

The Benefits:

  • Pro rata salary of £23,160.00 per annum for 30 hours per week over a minimum of 4 days per week.
  • Company pension scheme (5%).
  • Flexible working hours over a minimum of 4 days per week.
  • Discretionary yearly performance-related bonus.
  • Work Location: Hybrid – with a minimum of 2 days per week in Glasgow or Stirling offices.
  • Expected Start Date: 13/05/2024 or sooner.

Application Details: If you are a seasoned professional with a passion for supporting Scotland's vibrant tourism industry, we encourage you to apply. Please submit your CV and cover letter to joyce@xpressrecruitment.com by 9th April 2024.

Join us at the forefront of Scotland's tourism sector and help shape its future success with the Scottish Tourism Alliance.

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