Executive Support Officer

  • Full time
  • £28,000 – £32,000
  • Edinburgh/Hybrid
  • Closing 8th October 2023

  • Advertised from 19th September 2023
  • Permanent, 35 hours per week, mainly Monday-Friday 9am – 4.30pm, however, will consider compressed or part time hours for the right candidate


At Edinburgh Dog & Cat Home, love has no limits. We take a big picture view of what is best for dogs and cats; and a tireless, long-term approach to their care. Our mission is to protect loving homes, find loving homes and run a loving Home.

We are delighted to be recruiting for the newly created role of Executive Support Officer in the Edinburgh Dog and Cat Home people and services team.

You will provide effective support to the CEO, Senior Leadership Team, and the Board of Trustees by managing logistics for meetings and ensuring effective monitoring and compliance with all relevant legal requirements and returns. You will assist the CEO in managing their schedule and workload while also providing administrative support to the senior leadership team with a variety of meetings and projects.

You will have experience in a similar complex senior administrative role and will have excellent listening and written communication skills as well as meticulous attention to detail and accuracy. You will be self-motivated, capable of working autonomously, and thrive equally well as a collaborative team member.

If you are passionate about animal welfare, have a positive professional attitude and can adapt positively to changing demands and priorities then this could be the role for you!

Application notes

Further information for this role including a detailed job description and person specification can be found on our website.

To apply, please send your CV and cover letter to recruitment@edch.org.uk by 8th October.

Please note that interviews will be held on the Thursday 19th October.