PLANTS Project Administrator

Organisation: The National Trust for Scotland

Salary: £19,760 pro-rata, per annum

Location: Hermiston Quay


This exciting new role will play a key part in the PLANTS Project – Plant Listing at National Trust for Scotland, a three-year programme to survey, and update the plant inventories at the 39 major gardens owned and managed by NTS across Scotland. Accurate plant records are essential, to ensure legal compliance, safe management of the collections, and for supporting visitor engagement and research. Working with the newly implemented IrisBG database, this project represents a major investment in our plant collections and will result in up-to-date plant records across the Trust. The completed inventory will help us safeguard the collections and will provide our property and gardens staff with a reliable, accessible source of collections information for interpretation and visitor enjoyment.

The purpose of this post is to provide administrative support to the Project Manager and the rest of the PLANTS Project teams who will be based at NTS regional offices across Scotland. Reporting to the Project Manager, this role will be responsible for managing all travel and subsistence, administration and communication for the Inventory Teams.

Application Deadline: Friday 18/02/2022