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Project Administrator - VR/22850

Status: Permanent
Location: Woodside, Aberdeen
Ref: VR/22850
Rate: £23,788 to £25,934

Be The Vital Operational Support For People On A Mission


shmu is one of the core cultural organisations in North East Scotland and is at the forefront of community media development in the UK. shmu supports residents in the 7 regeneration areas of Aberdeen in radio and video production, traditional and on-line publications, music production and digital inclusion. The organisation also supports other disadvantaged communities, including an employability and training arm and a programme for offenders, both pre and post-release. 

On a mission to use media to creatively transform lives, shmu has grown from strength to strength and has seriously big ambitions for its future. Achieving shmu's aims requires organised, co-ordinated effort and smooth-running operational support for all of the project teams and senior management.

You’ll make a significant difference at shmu by:

  • Working alongside the Senior Support Team to provide a high standard of administrative support across the organisation.
  • Supporting the finance officer administer expenses, claims, and data input.
  • Assisting the communications team to collate content and minute meetings.
  • Being an enthusiastic and personable member of the team.

This is a busy, varied, substantial role that will put a smile on your face every day if you’re a laser-sharp, consistent, self-starter.

Laser-sharp: Attention to detail is a personal strength and you take pride in the quality of your work, time management, and excellent communication skills. 

Consistent: You’ll engage with a broad and diverse range of people, it’s important that you can build effective relationships, work in a non-judgemental way, and be relied upon by all service users to consistently manage the demands on your time and completing deadlines.

Self-starter: You use your initiative and work flexibly to provide responsive support, which increases productivity by reducing operational friction and inefficiencies.


Emma Hunter can provide a candidate pack upon request.

It includes the detailed job specification along with supporting background information about shmu and where this role sits within the organisation, why shmu's community initiatives are so important and how these projects are funded. In addition to being clearer about whether this opportunity is right for you, this information will support your application and subsequent interview preparation.

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