We campaign for change, we support farming innovation, we serve healthy food in communities, we support and grow the organic market, and we protect forests. We couldn’t do any of this without our supporters, partners, donors and dedicated staff. We make a difference in the world where it’s needed the most.

About the Opportunity

This is an exciting opportunity to join our friendly and passionate Soil Association Scotland team, supporting the team to deliver the Food for Life programme across Scotland. We work in partnership with local authorities and the food and drink industry to connect producers and caterers, putting more freshly prepared Scottish food on the table using the Food for Life Served Here award as a framework for change. We believe good food holds the key to a healthier population, a greener environment and a thriving economy.

About You

The Team Support Administrator will provide a key role in supporting the successful delivery of the Food for Life Scotland programme as well as office management and operational support to the wider Soil Association Scotland team. This role will be central to our team, supporting on a variety of projects and tasks including but not limited to events and travel, data and supply chain activity, training, and portal support for caterers. We’re looking for someone who enjoys working as part of a busy team, carrying out administration tasks with efficiency and enthusiasm, and would be happy to be a key contact when it comes to office management. We’re a very fun, friendly and motivated team, and we work closely together, supporting each other to meet the aims of our programme and wider Soil Association strategic goals.

Our Benefits

We offer a range of financial and lifestyle benefits to all our employees, including:

  • 27 days annual holiday increasing to 30 days with length of service plus bank holidays (pro rata for part time)
  • Pension scheme with ethical investment options and employer contribution increasing with length of service
  • Free membership of the Soil Association and discounts on organic produce
  • Volunteer days to give back to the local community or support green initiatives
  • Family friendly policies and flexible working
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Sociable and engaging workplace of professionals that share a passion for healthy, sustainable lifestyle and produce


30 hours per week (4 days per week Mon – Fri)

Fixed term – 12 months


Edinburgh with hybrid working