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Membership Officer

School Library Association

SLA, Swindon, SN2 8AD

Closing Date : 21/05/2021

Salary: £20,000-£25,000 (dependent on experience)

Contract: Permanent, full-time (37 hours a week)

The SLA is a UK focused charity which supports everyone involved in school libraries. We believe that every pupil is entitled to effective school library provision and the educational, emotional and developmental benefits that come with it. The SLA is committed to supporting, promoting and sustaining high quality reading and teaching and learning opportunities for all in a diverse and changing world. We are passionate about delivering the best possible service for our members, of whom we have approximately 2200. 

The Membership Officer will work closely with the CEO and other team members to ensure our members receive a high quality of service. We are looking for a highly articulate and driven person with some experience in a similar membership role who is pro-active and with an awareness of sales. 

Working in a small, energetic, friendly and busy team, you will be able to make a substantial and positive contribution from the start. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who has excellent attention to detail, with an understanding of data and the ability to think strategically. 

Detailed Job description and Person Spec.


Flexible working hours/days are available to fit around childcare or other needs, including some home working. Due to the pandemic most staff are working from home full-time currently. 

The closing date is noon on Friday 21st May 2021; and it is anticipated interviews will take place w/c 14th June.  

For an informal conversation about the role, please email the CEO, Alison Tarrant to arrange a time (  

To apply please visit  completing this application form.