To provide professional administrative support to CDT’s Board, Sub-Committees, Staff, and Volunteers, and to work with other organisations with which CDT is collaborating in pursuit of the purposes stated above.

The Projects & Administration Officer’s delivery of these tasks will have a crucial influence on the delivery of CDT’s activities.


Illustrative Tasks:

Work in conjunction and supportively with the Board, the Development Officer, other staff and all others involved in delivering CDT’s objectives to:

  • Comply with the monitoring and evaluation requirements of funders.
  • Organise current files and associated administration.
  • Maintain the CDT archive.
  • Maintain and update CDT website.

Provide regular reports to the chair of the CDT staff committee and board jointly with the Chair of CDT and the Development Officer:

  • assist in the representation of CDT and its partners to the general public assist in representation of CDT in meetings with other appropriate agencies
  • assist in ensuring that the policies and procedures of CDT are reviewed regularly and kept up to date

In partnership with the Development Officer:

  • preparing and circulating regular newsletters or briefings agreed by Board
  • preparing and issuing press releases agreed by Board Chair
  • providing regular updates to CuparNow
  • assisting with the design and conduct of surveys to assess community development priorities
  • assisting in the organising of events, public meetings and consultation events led by CDT
  • Fulfilling any other duties reasonably directed by the Board.
  • Maintaining CDT records
  • Taking, and updating minutes and agendas, and circulating documents as required

About the role

Role type: part-time

Job type: permanent

Salary: £30000 pro-rata

Start date: 01/04/2023

Travel required: yes

Travel requirement: Travel may be required to attend meetings, training and events

Hours per week: 12.5

Job benefits

Home based with small allowance Laptop supplied

About the applicant

• Excellent communication skills, both written and oral. • Ability to work with wider community groups. • Strong organisational skills and the ability to set and achieve realistic targets, and to manage own workload. • Ability to work as a member of a team and to link with a wide range of other organisations. • Sound computer, skills, using the MS Office suite of programmes, plus Zoom, and Teams. • Social media skills and web- literacy preferred but training will be provided.

About the employer

Cupar Development Trust is developing an exciting initiative that will seek views, ideas and projects via a Community Action Plan in 2023 that will embrace the whole District. This piece of work will aim to help find ways to make the area more sustainable. This is a great opportunity to play real part in the future of Cupar and the wider District.

How to apply

Please apply for this job via email ensuring to include all the requirements set out below.

Application should sent to:

The following items are required as part of your application:

  • Other

Other requirements: Application form

Closing date: 24/02/2023