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Admin Assistant - Community Charity

£11 - £13 per hour

Job Description

Are you a talented Admin Assistant, or are you striving to be one? Can you demonstrate that you have administrative experience supporting a wider team? If so then you could be perfect for my client, an Community and Research Charity in London.

This role is an immediate start for 4 months with the possibility to extend. This role will be hybrid working with some days in the office near Farringdon.

The Role: In this Admin Assistant role, you will report to Operation Manager and working in the Programme team. Specific tasks include:

  • Support on the day to day running of the Programme activities.
  • Support the planning and delivery of events including workshops, meetings and other activities - online and in person .
  • Attend meetings and workshops to help with delivery, record and note-taking .
  • Undertake administrative activities including maintenance of filing systems.
  • Maintain member database and records.
  • Provide support around the payment of invoices - raising POs, entering credit card expenditure on the relevant IT systems.
  • Provide administrative support including arranging meetings, booking travel and accommodation, booking meeting rooms.
  • Support the planning and production of publications, blogs and monthly newsletters, working closely with Communications colleagues.
  • Assist with production of presentations.

The Candidate: To be considered for the Programme Admin Assistant role you will need to demonstrable experience of administrative/operational roles, planning and organising. Charity Talent also need you to have prior experience working in a team supporting multiple people.

Additionally, it's crucial that you possess the following:

  • Methodical mindset - someone who likes to organise and finds ways to make things more efficient such as processes
  • Ability to hit the ground running.
  • Confident in IT systems such as zoom and online chat functions.
  • Attention to detail even on repetitive tasks.
  • Fast paced worker.
  • Good communicator to provide clear instructions and advice.
  • Good attention to detail, with the ability to not lose focus when repeating same task.
  • IT skills; Microsoft Outlook, Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
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    The dynamic Communications and PR department is in need of an enthusiastic, confident, and highly organized self-starter who can assist the team in promoting our diverse range of initiatives.

    As a Communications Assistant, you will be the primary contact for journalists and contribute to the creation of news stories and digital content. Each day presents new and exciting challenges within this fast-paced and rewarding role.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Provide administrative support to our PR and Communications team.
    • Manage the Media Inbox and handle press inquiries.
    • Analyse and report on the impact of our communications, extracting data from our media monitoring platform.
    • Support on writing the weekly newsletter.
    • Input information into the database.
    • Collaborate with various departments including services, digital, communications, and central teams.

    The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:

    • Proficiency in using Microsoft Office and other IT software.
    • Excellent administrative and organizational skills.
    • Strong communication skills and the ability to write compelling news content.
    • Experience working with digital channels.
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    Key Responsibilities:

    • To be the first point of contact for a range of enquiries, including promptly responding to telephone calls, emails and letters.
    • To provide administrative support across other income streams such as, sending information packs, merchandise, stewardship materials and grant-making trust applications.
    • To distribute fundraising materials.
    • To act as first point of contact for a wide range of supporters, including some high profile, conveying a professional image at all times.
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    • To ensure all donations are processed quickly and donors are thanked in a timely manner.
    • To support the marketing and communications department as and when needed.
    • To be involved in other tasks and projects as necessary to support the charity


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    • Ability to prioritise varied workload effectively in order to meet deadlines.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Ability and enthusiasm for working in a team environment
    • Excellent organisational and administrative skills.
    • Experience in databases or the ability to pick up a new system very quickly.
    • Attention to detail.
    • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
    • Ability to manage multiple tasks.
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    We look forward to hearing from you!