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Overcoming MS (OMS) is the world's leading multiple sclerosis healthy lifestyle charity. Our vision is that everyone with MS is empowered to take control of their health, is making informed lifestyle choices and is living a full and healthy life.
OMS has entered an exciting new chapter in the charity’s evolution having launched a new strategy ‘Find Realistic Hope and a Full Life, Find OMS.’ We want to become even more visible, accessible, energetic, vocal, collaborative and impactful.
We are looking for an energetic and highly effective Executive Assistant (EA) for the CEO and the new Chair of the OMS Board of Trustees. You will support them across a range of secretarial, administrative and governance activities. You will be comfortable working in a dynamic and fast-paced environment that is characteristic of a small but ambitious and growing organisation.
You will be able to demonstrate discretion and commitment, along with excellent organisation, written and verbal communication skills and will bring experience of providing director level PA/EA support. You will be able to use your own initiative to prioritise workload according to the demands of the day and learn to anticipate changes, responding professionally, adeptly and positively.
You will be expected to provide a high standard and quality of support across a range of activities and projects, being fully aware of and upholding the charity’s values, and taking responsibility for modelling these to others across the organisation and to the wider community.
Being a values-driven organisation, it is essential that you are able to demonstrate your commitment to OMS values.
Application is by way of CV and a Supporting Statement (no more than 2 sides of A4) which should highlight your interest in the role, along with your relevant skills and experience, with specific examples.
We positively welcome and encourage people with lived experience of MS to apply for this role.
Your role will be exciting and varied. You have a passion for marketing and will be at the forefront of implementing the marketing strategy at both our Outdoor Centres. You understand the importance of young people learning outside the classroom and participating in sport; and will know how to build brand awareness of this and our services. Your primary goal will be to support the Sales & Marketing teams to meet earned income targets through innovative digital marketing to increase engagement, bookings, and enquiries. You’ll be leading on social campaigns, copywriting, and content creation; as well as organising events and supporting product development. You will be responsible for generating awareness of our work with schools, the local community, as well as our membership in London. You will need at least a year’s marketing experience or equivalent education e.g., a marketing degree, website editing management experience, preferably WordPress, experience in managing social media accounts (preferably to promote an organisation or business) and experience in creating copy and writing effective and engaging content for a range of audiences
The RCR is a great place to work, with an ambitious agenda. At the forefront of the health agenda, our members diagnose and treat cancer, heart disease, stroke and more, while leading on innovations including AI, skills mix and community diagnostic hubs. As COVID-19 recedes and the cancer backlog rises up the agenda, our members’ work and views have never been more important.
We are looking to recruit a RCR Learning Executive – Maternity cover to join our Directorate of Education and Professional Practice. This role sits within the RCR Learning Team which is a core function of The College, the team works closely with our members and fellows to develop high quality and relevant resources and events to support the ongoing development of Radiologists and Oncologists in the UK and around the world. The RCR Learning Executive will support the RCR Learning team in developing and delivering a programme of high-quality educational events and digital learning resources.
This role will suit an individual with effective interpersonal skills as necessary to this role is the ability to work collaboratively with a second RCR Learning Executive and a Learning Coordinator to share information in support of the planning and delivery of educational programmes with colleagues across The College. In addition to this the successful candidate will provide information, guidance, and support to the elected Officers and other RCR Learning stakeholders.
To be successful in this role you will have experience of all aspects of conference and events planning, promotion, and delivery. Excellent knowledge and application of relevant legislation such as such as data protection and copyright. Strong analytical and evaluative skills, with the ability to work well alone as well as in a team.
If this sounds like the opportunity for you, please find out more about the role, the RCR and instructions on how to apply.
*Please note this job is listed as an Events Executive on external job sites.
Type: Full-time (35 hours per week), permanent
Location: Office-based contract with flexibility to work remotely at least 4 days a week
Salary: £25,061 - £27,898 per annum plus excellent benefits
Salary Band: Band C Level 3
Department: Community and Events
At the MS Society, we make sure people living with MS are at the centre of everything we do. And it’s this commitment that unites us across the UK.
Our work is based on the hopes and aspirations of our MS community. Together we campaign at all levels, fund ground-breaking research and provide award winning support and information.
Our people are our greatest asset and the key to our success. We offer a vibrant, progressive environment where you will make a difference.
About this job
As part of our ambitious 2022 plans, we have the opportunity to expand our Community and Events team, and we’re now looking for a new Fundraising Executive to join our friendly, creative and hard-working team.
We work closely together to achieve an annual income of over £3.2 million.
We’re always ready to go the extra mile to support and inspire the thousands of people out there doing something amazing for people affected by MS.
Our aim is to make it as easy as possible for people to achieve their goals, providing the tools, advice and support they need to reach their potential – and building lasting relationships that mean they continue to fundraise for us in future.
It’s our job to make sure that our supporters have a fantastic experience of fundraising for us.
You’ll provide administrative and project support to the wider team, as well as coordinating a range of fundraising activities to achieve income targets. In particular, you’ll support individuals who are taking part in their own events or organising their own DIY fundraising. And there’ll be plenty of opportunities to attend events and see our work in action!
You’ll be organised, with great customer care and communication skills, and willing to go the extra mile. You'll work closely with supporters, volunteers, local groups and the wider fundraising team.
You’ll be able to demonstrate a good understanding of the basics of community and events fundraising experience and a collaborative approach to teamwork.
If you’re enthusiastic and motivated by helping others achieve something amazing in support of a cause that means the world to them, we’d love to hear from you.
We offer 35 days annual leave (pro rata for part time employees) including bank holidays, travel loan and various other benefits such as supported developmental opportunities.
The MS Society is in the midst of an exciting, transformational, period which builds on our great history and will drive us towards achieving our mission and vision as we embark on our Every MS Story strategy.
Closing date: 9am on Tuesday 25 January 2022
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We particularly welcome applications from people with disabilities and/or from ethnic minority backgrounds, where we’re looking to build stronger and better representation among our staff.
We’re a Disability Confident Employer. We’re committed to promoting equality and diversity. We’d be grateful if you could complete the equality and diversity monitoring form on our website and submit it with your application.
The successful candidate must have the right to work in the UK. If we do offer you employment, you’ll be required to provide documentation to show that you’re eligible to be employed in the UK before starting employment.
The full list of UK visas and permits that grant you the right to work in the UK can be found on the UK government website. We currently don’t have a Sponsor Licence agreement with the Home Office and will not be in a position to support you with any visa applications you may make.
No agencies please.
Chief Executive Officer
CHASE Africa is a growing UK-based international NGO working to support rural communities in East Africa. We believe that when people in resource-poor, rural and marginalised communities are healthy, are able to make informed family planning decisions and live in a sustainable and flourishing natural environment, they are far more likely to have a better quality of life and leave poverty behind.
Based near Frome in Somerset, CHASE Africa has ambitious plans to increase its impact across sub-Saharan Africa over the next few years, and enable more organisations working in Africa to adopt community health and sexual and reproductive health activities alongside conservation programmes. CHASE Africa is looking for a Chief Executive Officer to enable the achievement of its aims.
CHASE Africa has a small, relaxed and friendly team. Since 2012, we have provided 375,000 family planning services, over 900,000 health services, and supported communities to plant over 240,000 trees. We have worked with 13 trusted local partner organisations in Kenya and Uganda to integrate rights-based family planning programmes into their work.
The CHASE Africa team have developed excellent relationships with a number of UK and overseas trusts, high net-worth individuals and regular donors. Income continues to increase enabling more work to be done.
Main Purpose of the Role
To provide leadership to the operation of CHASE Africa, to shape and implement the strategic plan, and to ensure that activities achieve the vision and mission set by the Board of Trustees. The Chief Executive Officer will take overall responsibility for raising the profile of CHASE and for the management and administration of the charity, including programmes and fundraising, and working with the Chair of Trustees to enable the Board to fulfil their governance duties and fiduciary responsibilities.
Oasis Community Partnerships is a charity supporting young people and their families in England. Our vision is for building healthy communities: places where everyone is included, making a contribution and reaching their full potential.
A new opportunity has arisen for an organised and experienced Executive Assistant who is comfortable providing senior level support and interested in charity development, training, and governance. It is a great opportunity to gain valuable experience in the charity sector.
This key administrative role requires the successful candidate to:
- Provide high level administrative support to the CEO, collaborating with other EAs.
- Provide diary management, arrange meetings and book travel.
- Plan, minute and service Board Meetings.
- To coordinate the administration for compliance, policies and charity governance.
- One day a week will be set aside to work with the HR team.
This is a high-profile role and the successful applicant will be able to demonstrate professionalism and an understanding of how the Oasis ethos should play out in day-to-day work activity. Each day is fast-paced, diverse and varied, so creativity and flexibility is essential! Are you ready to join our journey and see the difference you can make?
In return, Oasis can offer:
- Flexible working practices and family friendly policies.
- A supportive network and family of staff in a motivating working environment.
- A non-contributory defined benefit pension scheme with 7% Employer contributions.
- 25 days holiday per year (plus Bank Holiday), rising to 30 days after 2 years of service.
To request a job information pack or further information, please go to the Oasis UK Charity website. Please note that CVs alone will not be accepted.
Completed applications should be submitted by 5pm Monday 31st January 2022.
First round interviews will be held week beginning 7th February. Final interviews will be held on Wednesday 16th February 2022.
We actively encourage applications from people of all ethnic backgrounds and minority and underrepresented groups. If you require any assistance to overcome potential barriers, please let us know. Applicants must be able to prove their right to work in the UK.
Oasis is committed to making a difference to the lives of the communities it works in, and as such you must show a willingness to demonstrate commitment to the values and behaviours which flow from the Oasis ethos. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff to share this commitment and to undergo appropriate checks, including enhanced DBS checks.
Permanent contract, full-time hours. (Flexible working pattern neg.)
Salary: £27,370 per annum + pension
Location can be flexible (including home working)
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
We are looking for an enthusiastic, experienced and capable individual to join our team as Executive Assistant to the Chief Executive Officer and Senior Management Team.
Praxis is a dynamic, award-winning human rights charity supporting migrants in crisis or at-risk, ensuring that their essential human needs are met and that they are able to overcome the barriers they face. We have more than 35 years of experience working with migrant communities, and in 2019 we supported around 2,000 people through expert legal advice, housing and peer support. Our holistic approach supports people away from a point of crisis and destitution towards safety, economic independence, social engagement and greater emotional wellbeing.
You will have experience in providing high quality administrative support to the CEO, trustees and senior managers. You will play a key role in developing and supporting our charity and strengthening our resource management, administration and governance. This will include the organisation and servicing of trustee and management meetings ensuring effective administration, record keeping, communications and progress tracking.
This role requires flexibility, initiative and discretion. You should be highly organised and proactive with strong people and communication skills and have a good working knowledge of Microsoft 365 systems, including SharePoint and MS Teams. You should be committed to self-improvement and respond positively to constructive feedback when given, have an outstanding judgment, problem solving skills and a diplomatic approach, as well as being a committed team player.
The key responsibilities include to provide governance and administrative support to the CEO, trustees and Senior Management Team (SMT). This will include the organisation and servicing of trustee and management meetings ensuring effective administration, record keeping and communications.
We are an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourage applications from those with lived experience of migration, and from diverse applicants regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marital/civil partnership status, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, or pregnancy/maternity leave status.
To apply, please send your CV and a 2-page cover letter outlining how you meet the person specification and why you are the ideal candidate for this post.
Closing Date: Sunday 30th January 2022
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
The Sparkle Foundation is looking for a highly motivated self-starting Executive Assistant to support the Chief Executive Officer. This is a new position and has been created as a result of Sparkles ongoing and planned growth.
Sparkle is a young and dynamic charity. We invest in a brighter sustainable future for the 17 communities in Southern Malawi through educational programmes, the delivery of a feeding programme, an on-site clinic, and a number of community outreach programmes. There is no limit to what services we are prepared to offer as we continue to grow with our local staff and partners to meet the needs of the vulnerable. Backed by 2 international corporate partners we have ambitious plans to grow in Malawi and in one other African country
You will be responsible for providing a range of administrative, relationship management and project services to the Chief Executive Officer. In addition, you will occasionally support other members of the Sparkle Team, for example, the Chair of the Board of Trustees and the team in Malawi. Responsibilities are detailed in full in the Job Description and include:
- Diary Management
- Managing the CEOs email account
- Event organisation
- Updating our CRM system (Beacon) and managing SharePoint
- Managing and tracking some project work
- Supporting CSR proposals and helping raise the awareness of Sparkle
- Representing the CEO at meetings when the CEO is unable to attend
- Managing invoices, tracking costs and managing expenses
You will be joining a small UK based team all of whom work remotely. You should have at least 5 years' experience as an Executive Assistant or Personal Assistant, be comfortable working independently, be organised and capable of dealing with a range of internal and external stakeholders.
Take a look at the attached Job Description and the Sparkle Malawi website to find out more.
As a UK based position, candidates must have the right to work in the UK
We positively welcome applications from all sections of the community
Applications should be submitted by Friday 4 February 2022.
We plan to hold selection interviews week commencing 14 February 2022
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Personal Assistant to Chief Executive
Salary: £30k - £35k and attractive terms, dependent on experience
Prime central London location but with the possibility of working from home part-time.
The Society of Chemical Industry (SCI) is an international forum where science meets business. Established in 1881, SCI is a registered charity, based in London, with members in over 70 countries.
SCI’s principal charitable objective is to advance the application of science into industry for public benefit, and it does this through events, publications and other activities.
SCI seeks an experienced full-time Personal Assistant to provide administrative and secretarial support to the Chief Executive. Routine duties include proactive diary and inbox management, managing a contacts database, HR administration, travel and meeting arrangements and management for the Chief Executive. This is also a supporting role for assisting with the charity’s governance and the reception area and will require governance or board committee experience (including minute taking) in respect of the Board of Trustees.
We are looking for a professional and experienced PA to join this small, friendly team. The role involves liaising with senior level contacts so requires someone from a professional background comfortable liaising with CEOs and other senior directors.
You will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, be flexible, proactive and have experience of organising a busy executive office. The ability to plan, prioritise and work to deadlines is important. Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office is essential. Experience of working in a senior capacity in a professional or corporate environment is essential.
Knowledge, skills and experience required for this position
- At least 5 years’ demonstrable experience as a Personal Assistant.
- Excellent communication and customer service skills.
- Strong organisational skills, flexible and the proven ability to multitask.
- Experienced minute taker.
- High level of computer literacy with Microsoft Office Suite and familiarity with Planner and PowerPoint, Sharepoint and Teams.
- Proactive and willing to act on own initiative both individually and as a member of a team.
- High aptitude for spelling and grammar, and accuracy in data entry and proof-reading.
- Personable, positive and a team player.
- Understanding of a charity or membership organisation desirable.
Deadline: Midday on 31 January 2022. However, please note, interviews may take place before the closing date for the right candidate.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Our bold vision is for every child in need to be raised in a strong family. We train and support facilitators from local churches to run parenting programmes which equip parents and carers facing disadvantages with confidence, competence, and community, enabling their children to thrive. In the next ten years, we want to equip the church to make an impact in the lives of 50,000 children in need across the UK.
About the Role
At a significant time of growth for Kids Matter, we are looking to provide additional support to our Executive Director and our Operations team.
Are you highly organised and efficient with excellent attention to detail? Do you have effective executive-facing communication skills and the ability to communicate with a range of people from diverse backgrounds? Do you have strong time management skills and experience of managing multiple projects and events? Are you a natural problem-solver, keen to find positive solutions and pick up new systems and processes quickly?
This role will offer the right candidate a role which is interesting, rewarding and varied within an ambitious, fun and supportive organisation.
All applicants must be committed to the basis of faith, vision, and ethos of Kids Matter.
This post is subject to an Occupational Requirement:
Kids Matter serves and supports clients within the Christian sector, the nature of the work requires that this post holder has an active faith in Jesus under the Equality Act 2010, Part 1, Schedule 9.
We actively support and welcome integration of people from diverse ethnic backgrounds of varied experiences and skillset to help shape the work and the future of Kids Matter. We are particularly keen to receive applications from African and Afro Caribbean, Asian and other diverse Ethnic communities.
CVs and cover letters will not be accepted. Please complete the application form provided.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Civitas Recruitment are excited to be partnering with a great national children’s disability charity. The charity is focused on raising awareness of the importance of mobility for disabled children. As well as providing equipment and services, the charity is also involved in supporting research. An opportunity exists for a talented Executive Assistant (EA) to join the team and support the CEO and provide secretarial and administrative support for areas such as governance, strategic planning, and project coordination. This is a great time for an executive assistant to join the charity as it embarks on its long-term strategy for effectiveness and growth. This can be a part time role up to 4.5 days a week. Home based candidates will be considered with travel to London office for regular meetings.
Who are we looking for?
Ideal candidates will possess extensive experience within the field of Executive Support and Secretarial duties for senior leadership teams. You will have experience with communicating with board level and preparing agenda’s and taking minutes. Your verbal and written communication skills will be of a high standard in addition to a personable and collegiate work style. Other experiences sought will include handling sensitive data, governance as well as diary management. Charity sector background would be an advantage however not essential. Please apply immediately to this EA to CEO role or enquire with Syed at Civitas Recruitment for further information and full JD.
Crisis is the national charity for homeless people. We know that homelessness is not inevitable. We know that together we can end it.
‘The role of Head of Chief Executive’s Office at Crisis is a vital part of our organisation. As CEO, I rely on this person bringing foresight, energy and passion to the role, alongside having the values and experience to lead a team themselves. I am looking for someone who is highly skilled and with the right experience, but more than that, someone who is eager to be part of achieving our mission to end homelessness.’
Matt Downie, Chief Executive
About the role
The Head of Chief Executive’s Office ensures our Chief Executive is fully equipped with the support and insights to enable him to lead Crisis with maximum impact, effectiveness and efficiency, and to to work effectively with the Trustees in ensuring good governance.
This position also offers the opportunity to line manage a team of Executive Assistants who ensure our Trustees and Senior Management Team are able to deliver on their responsibilities through diary support, process reporting and project co-ordination. This is a rewarding role and the opportunity to make a real difference in our mission to end homelessness.
- Extensive experience supporting a high-profile Chief Executive
- Excellent communication skills, interpersonal skills and written skills with the ability to influence and negotiate when required, liaise effectively at all levels internal and externally, and prepare and present reports internally and externally
- Excellent administration skills, including minute-taking, presentation preparation and a positive, assertive and resilient approach to prioritising and juggling varying pressures and conflicting priorities
- Track record of providing in-depth and timely political, policy, donor and other briefings to a chief executive, and a good understanding and active interest in political and policy areas which impact Crisis, and broader trends and issues in the UK charity sector
- Track record of proactive support for a board and senior management team, developing agendas, supporting the recruitment and induction of trustees
- An understanding of good governance in the charity sector
- Strategic view and a willingness and ability to make a contribution to a wide range of discussions, sometimes beyond immediate personal expertise and experience
- Experience of project management
- Proven ability to maintain confidentiality and discretion
- Knowledge of and ability to comply with safeguarding procedures
- Commitment to Crisis purpose and values including equality and social inclusion.
We believe diversity is a strength, and our aim is to make sure that Crisis truly reflects the communities we serve. We are actively working towards our organisation being a place where everyone can thrive and make their best contribution to our mission of ending homelessness for good. We know that the more perspectives, voices, and experiences we can bring to this work, the better. We particularly welcome applications from people who have lived experience of homelessness, and people from all marginalised groups, communities and backgrounds.
Working at Crisis
As a member of the team, you will have access to a wide range of employee benefits including:
- Interest free loans to purchase a train season ticket or a bike or for a deposit to secure a tenancy
- Mandatory pension scheme, with an employer contribution of 8.5%
- 25 days’ annual leave which increases with service to 28 days
Alongside our excellent staff benefits, we will support your ongoing development to build your skills, experience and career.
When you join us, you will have the opportunity to join our staff diversity networks, which aim to champion issues across the organisation, enable staff to be their authentic and best selves and contribute to making Crisis a truly diverse organisation.
How to apply
If this sound likes the opportunity for you, please click on the 'Apply for Job' button below.
Closing date: 24th January 2022 (at 23:59)
Interviews will be held on 04 February 2022
We welcome applications from people who identify as neuro diverse and want our recruitment process to be as accessible as possible. If you need us to make an adjustment or provide additional support as you apply for a role, please email our Recruitment team, contact details can be found on our website.
HJS is the UK's boldest think tank and policy-shaping force, constantly ahead of the curve on big issues of international and domestic importance. We are looking for an MD to take our organisation to the next level in leadership, effectiveness and efficiency, building on the HJS name which has already taken us to the status of a household brand in the international political and media constellation.
The MD will be a key part of the Senior Management Team at HJS, and will be in charge of the business strategy. They will play a critical role in our progress by ensuring smooth running of the organisation's operations. This will include change management, projects, governance and daily office business. In addition, the MD will assist with financial management and forecasting, supporting the Executive Director in strategic development and fundraising, and overseeing the office management, HR and legal matters. This role will require managing internal staff in both the research and the communications departments, so as to deliver a focused programme of well researched policy ideas and the processes required to communicate them.
Job title: Managing Director
Salary: 80,000 - 100,000 p.a.
The MD will:
- Execute and manage the business strategy
- Ensure the smooth running of the organisation's operations
- Assist with financial management and forecasting
- Support the Executive Director in strategic development and fundraising
- Have oversight of office management, HR and legal matters
Team leadership: provide guidance to employees and direct and quality assure the work produced.
The MD will have a particular focus on organisational efficiency, effectiveness and staff happiness.
The postholder will be required to manage the organisation's project pipeline and facilitate the successful production of research reports including meeting deadlines and creating media packages.
You will have the following skills and experience:
- Senior management team level experience with wide-ranging responsibility at an organisation of comparable scale and complexity.
- Developing and implementing wide-reaching strategic plans, translating vision to reality.
- Ability to lead and inspire teams.
- Entrepreneurial and creative approach to growth, with experience in at least one of sales / fundraising / development work.
- Overseeing operational and financial performance; manging budgets of comparable scale and complexity.
- Managing multiple deadlines, projects, and contributing factors at once.
- Previous experience of developing and managing internal communications, procedural processes
- Understanding of basic HR regulations and legal processes
- Hands on approach to problem solving.
The Successful candidate will be committed to the goals of HJS.
The closing date for CVs and supporting statements: Friday 11th February.
If you wish to have an informal discussion, have any queries on any aspect of the appointment process, or would like information on how to apply, please contact Nick Shanks at Harris Hill [email protected]
Role: Chief Executive
Contract Type: Permanent, Full Time (35 hours per week)
Salary: £82,000 - £88,000 per annum
An extraordinary opportunity to become our new Chief Executive is available. We are seeking a strategic leader who shares our values, our genuine obsession with student voice, and our desire to be a more radically inclusive organisation. We have big, ambitious ideas for the future and our next Chief Executive will have a unique chance to lead the development of our long-term plans to keep them student-focused and resilient to changes going on in the world around us. You won’t do this alone, instead finding yourself part of a highly skilled and dedicated team of staff and Officers who continue to be a force for change. In return you will get an incredible array of benefits including a generous company pension scheme, at least 6-weeks’ holiday and a commitment to helping you maintain, or achieve, a healthy balance between your work and home life through our flexible working approach.
At Sheffield Students’ Union, we are driven by a clear purpose to create the very best student experience and we stand by our promise to provide opportunities that will change lives. We are proud of the positive impact we have and the recognition we hold as the best Students’ Union in the country. But we don’t ever rest on our laurels. That is what makes being a part of Sheffield SU so special. We know there are still challenges that lie ahead and we work together to empower and support our students to overcome anything.
Recognising you may have a variety of different experiences to draw upon, we are seeking a visionary leader who possesses excellent communication skills and who can inspire our students and staff to reach their full potential. You will likely have a proven track record of driving high performance but not at the compromise of creating a culture of inclusion and belonging. Inclusion is fundamental to our work. We want to amplify every voice and we do this by valuing each other’s unique experience and celebrating different perspectives. We are committed to creating a diverse community that is inclusive of race, gender, age, religion and identity. Having identified our current areas of underrepresentation, we particularly want to encourage applications from people who identify as disabled or who are from a Black, Asian or Minority Ethnic background.
Dates for your Diary
Closing Date: Monday 21st February at 10am
First Stage Interviews: Tuesday 1st and Wednesday 2nd March
Second Stage Interviews: Tuesday 15th March
Please visit our website to download our Candidate Pack for more information before submitting your application
The Education Policy Institute (EPI) is a leading independent public policy research institute. We produce authoritative, data-driven research that is both timely and influential to policymakers, practitioners and the public.
We’re looking for a talented and motivated candidate to join our Communications, Events and Partnerships team as an Executive and Events Officer. This post offers a real opportunity to progress within our organisation.
As an Executive and Events Officer at EPI, you will have the opportunity to:
- Broaden your skills in a fast-paced environment as part of our Communications and External Engagement team;
- Support policy-relevant events that have a real impact on the ground; and
- Support and contribute to the growth of the organisation.
- Support delivery of high-profile events, including our Annual Lecture, policy roundtables and party conference programme.
- Support the communication of EPI’s events programme across all channels.
- Manage the diaries of EPI’s Executive Chair and CEO.
- Ensure day-to-day running of the office, including premises and facilities liaison.
- Administer EPI’s financial operations, including managing invoicing processes and expenses, updating bookkeeping software and collating financial reports, supported by the Financial Consultant and Communications and Events Manager.
- Organise Advisory Board meetings across our grant funded work.
- Organise and oversee our approach to recruitment; equalities and diversity monitoring and job postings.
- Provide support to the governance of EPI – compiling trustee papers, arranging meetings and liaising with Trustees.
We are interested to hear from self-starters who can demonstrate their skills, knowledge and experience in different ways. To demonstrate you meet the requirements outlined below you can draw from life, education, voluntary and any work experience.
- An effective communicator with strong verbal and written communication skills and excellent attention to detail.
- Excellent organisational and time management skills with the ability to work on numerous projects simultaneously.
- Numerate and IT confident.
- Relevant experience in a similar role, which, as outlined above could take the form of, but is not limited to, voluntary or work experience or experience gained through education or elsewhere.
- A demonstrable commitment to EPI’s mission and purpose and an interest in one or more of the following areas is desirable: education, mental health and/or public policy.
- Most of all, we are looking for an enthusiastic team player who is keen to help build a small but growing research institute.
What We Offer
- Starting salary of between £23 - 26k - depending on experience and 8% employer pension contributions.
- Flexible working hours.
- You’ll get 30 days annual leave in addition to bank holidays. EPI also shuts between Christmas and New Year, and that won’t count towards your 30 days.
- We offer season ticket loans and a cycle to work scheme.
- We are a Time to Change employer which means we are committed to ending stigma and discrimination experienced by people with mental health problems. We also provide staff with access to a free and confidential Employee Assistance Programme.
- We also offer a life insurance scheme.
How to apply
To apply, please fill out an application form by Monday 7th February at 11:59pm. The application form and further information can be found on our website.
EPI’s commitment to having a diverse workforce
EPI is committed to having a diverse workforce and eliminating discrimination. Our aim is that each employee within the organisation feels respected and able to give of their best. This commitment is in keeping with EPI’s mission and purpose to improve the outcomes for all children and young people regardless of background.
We need your support, so we especially welcome applications from candidates from Black, Asian, Mixed or Multiple and Other Minority Ethnic backgrounds. We especially welcome these candidates to discuss the role and any questions they have with someone from the team prior to application.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.