Business Support Administrator with Speyside Kitchen Ltd

Location: Glenmore, Aviemore

Salary: £23,000 – £25,000 pro rata

Part-time, Permanent, Flexitime available

Closing date: Noon on Friday, 19 August

Immediate start

Speyside Kitchen is willing to assist applicants needing to relocate for the role, in reference to contacts and connections for local accommodation providers and agencies. They are a woman-led company.

About the Company

Helping busy individuals and groups alike achieve memorable events by providing first-class event planning and catering service that prioritises customer service and customer experience.  

From our base amongst the forests and mountains of the Cairngorms, we craft delicious meals and dishes for everyone to enjoy, inspired by our local landscape and made with passion from local ingredients.

We’re a homegrown catering company based in the Cairngorm National Park and Speyside Region. We provide a catering and delivered service of made-to-order menus, oven-ready dishes and much, much more.”

Learn more about Speyside Kitchen here.

The Role

Speyside Kitchen is searching for the latest member to join their vibrant, energetic work family, in a brilliant new multi-dimensional role as a Business Support Officer. 

The role will primarily involve providing support to different areas of Speyside’s operations to facilitate and optimise their business processes and potential. This support will directly help the organisation thrive and maximise efficiency and profits.

The main responsibilities of the role are outlined below:

  • Become a key member of the SK Team
  • Contribute to monthly management meetings and attend team/ event team meetings when appropriate
  • Provide bookkeeping, taking management of SK’s cloud-based accounting system in reference to sales and invoicing support
  • Staffing and HR
  • Act as a Personal Assistant to the Managing Director, supporting  the MD in all aspects of the business and acting as a substitute in their absence
  • Keep computer databases up to date
  • Support in administration concerning policies and procedures
  • Make use of data collated from Google Analytics to help inform business decisions
  • Accurate record-keeping to support business activities
  • Provide support in the continuous process of selecting, evaluating and developing a working relationship with current or future employees
  • Perform any other duties considered relevant to the post

This role is highly likely to expand over time according to your strengths and skills.

Speyside Kitchen will also discuss potential further training with the successful candidate in order to support your future career objectives and our business requirements.

Speyside Kitchen is committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from all individuals are encouraged. Regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships, they want to hear from you!


The role would suit a self-motivated, highly organised and enthusiastic individual early in their professional career. 

SK is seeking someone who’s wholeheartedly ready to adapt to their warm, friendly company culture and embrace the Speyside way of doing things. The company is constantly evolving; no two days are the same!

You’ll probably be as happy with your head deep in a spreadsheet or document as you are generating ideas.  You’ll be comfortable contributing ideas in a team setting and happy to modify those ideas to produce the best outcome. 

Any qualification background can apply as long as you have the skills to do the job, including if you are returning to work after a break.

The requirements for applicants are listed below:

  • Experience in a business administration role or similar
  • Proficient in bookkeeping and office management
  • Ability to juggle several tasks simultaneously 
  • Organised and willing to learn 
  • IT literate
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral, with a good level of literacy and ability to draft concise, accurate, written information
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Excellent attention to detail

If you have any questions about this role or the organisation please contact jobs@aai-employability.org.uk. Please do not under any circumstances contact the employer directly as doing so may negatively impact your employment opportunity. 


Closing date for applications is Noon on Friday, 19 August.

Please submit a CV and tailored Cover Letter through the AAI online application form on our website. Examples of what we expect in an application can be found HERE.

In your Cover Letter, state A) your availability and B) relevant experience and demonstrate how your skills match the specific requirements of the job description.

Successful candidates must, by the start of employment, have permission to work in the UK.

IMPORTANT – Please submit your application documents in the title format of “[Your full name] CV” and “[Your full name] CL”. 


Apply for The Job.

If you require an accessible version of our application form, please contact team@aai-employability.org.uk.

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