We're Hiring - Membership Administrator

We are looking for a Membership Administrator to support our work promoting Food Science and Technology for the benefit, safety and health of everyone.

As our Membership Administrator, you will play a crucial role in supporting our members by maintaining records, processing information and financial transactions, and sending communications and information. As their primary contact here at IFST, our members will find you a delight to work with, and you will have previous experience with administration and membership databases/ CRM systems. For full details of the role, please see the attached Job Description.

The role is part-time (21 hours) ideally three days per week. These hours can be worked in an agreed pattern across 3, 4 or 5 days in a week. Our office is based in Hammersmith, London W6, just a short walk from the tube station. This is a hybrid role & regular attendance at the office is envisaged.

If you are interested in developing your Membership Administration skills, join us and help put our ambitious plans to grow our membership into practice. 

To apply, please submit your CV & a brief cover letter on the Charity jobs website: Membership Administrator application. We look at applications as we receive them.  If we think you could be right for the role, we will ask you to meet us. Salary: £30,000 per year (pro-rata). If you have any questions about this role please email recruitment@ifst.org.

(No agencies please)

About IFST

We are the UK’s leading professional body for those involved in all aspects of food science and technology. We are an internationally respected independent membership body, supporting food professionals through knowledge sharing and professional recognition.

Our core aim is the advancement of food science and technology based on impartial science and knowledge sharing.

Our membership comprises individuals from a wide range of backgrounds, from students to experts, working across a wide range of disciplines within the sector.

We are a registered charity (no 1121681) and a company limited by guarantee (no 930776).

IFST is guided in its decision-making and activities by its five values and through a strong commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion.

Our values:

• Evidence-based

• Professional

• Innovative

• Independent

• Food Science Community

For further information about us, please see our website.

IFST’s EDI Statement

We recognise the importance and benefits of equal opportunities, diversity, inclusion and eliminating discrimination in every aspect of our work.

We aim to ensure that no individual or group (including members, employees, job applicants, officeholders, volunteers, consultants, members of committees and panels or participants in research) is treated more or less favourably than others on grounds of gender, age, marital status, disability, race, ethnic origin, nationality, sexual orientation, pregnancy, maternity/paternity or religion.

We work to comply with all the legislation related to equal opportunities to ensure that the culture, philosophy and processes within IFST are free from bias of any kind.

Membership Administrator JD.pdf