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Executive Assistant

  • Full time or Part time
  • £26,242 – £29,245
  • Dysart, Fife
  • Closing 30th January 2023

  • Advertised from 11th January 2023


Fife Coast and Countryside Trust (FCCT) is an independent charitable trust who work to promote, manage, and maintain Fife’s exceptional outdoor spaces, connecting environment and people. We are an organisation driven by a passion for Fife’s natural heritage and are committed to promoting understanding and care for the natural environment.

As Executive Assistant to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), you will be invaluable in providing a key supportive and pro-active role within the Trust, performing a variety of specialised and confidential duties in support of the CEO, wider senior team and our Board including administrative operations, CEO hospitality, project and Governance support, deadline compliance and email account management.

The successful candidate will have excellent minute taking and IT skills, be highly organised, an excellent communicator who can maintain strong working relationships with staff and external partners alike, who is diplomatic and resourceful in their interactions and who is self-motivated and confident in taking the initiative to manage their workload, competing priorities and expectations.

We believe that our people are our greatest asset and look to employ individuals who bring a positive, energetic, constructive, and committed attitude to the workplace.

Whilst our preference is that this post be delivered on a full-time basis (36 hours); we put greater importance on getting the right person to join our team. As such, we would welcome applications from those considering a working week of between 28-36 hours. Please make your preference clear in your application.

This role is offered on a permanent basis with a salary from £26,242.46 – £29,245.89 (pro rata). The successful applicant will be based at our Harbourmaster’s House Office in Dysart, Fife. Work will largely be delivered over a five-day week (Monday – Friday) but may include some evening and weekend work as required.

Additional benefits include:

• A generous holiday entitlement of 25 days (rising to 30 days after the completion of 5 years of service) plus 8 days Public Holiday (pro rata)

• LGPS Pension Scheme (with an employer contribution of 21.8%)

• Access to Cycle to Work Scheme

• An induction and training programme

• A Health and Wellbeing Programme

• Access to training and professional development

• Flexible working

Please see the supporting job description for further information on the role and person specification.

Application notes

Any queries you may have regarding the role and completed applications can be submitted via email to

Please note, CV’s will not be accepted.

Closing date for applications: 5pm on Monday 30th January 2023