London, Greater London
£28,000 - £32,000 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Project and Planning Coordinator

Location: BookTrust, Battersea (home working initially in line with government guidelines)
Contract: Full time, permanent
Salary: £28,000 - £32,000 per annum

The Project and Planning Coordinator will help BookTrust develop and maintain strong planning processes to deliver our strategy. The role will assist in shaping and improving the organisation's decision-making through a clearly defined planning cycle as well as by helping to deliver key strategic projects. You will ensure senior decision-makers have access to the right data and information at the right times as we develop and change our portfolio of work to deliver maximum impact for children and families.

The postholder will work across the organisation, helping to pull together our research, partner insight and design and development workstreams. They will also assist with governance arrangements, ensuring that there is a clear flow in decision-making throughout the organisation.

BookTrust is the UK's largest children's reading charity. We are dedicated to getting children reading. Each year we reach 3.9 million children across the UK with books, resources and support to help develop a love of reading.

For details on 'How to Apply', please go to our website. Please submit your CV and a covering letter (no longer than 500 words), outlining your suitability in relation to the person specification. Please also answer the following question in addition to your covering letter (no longer than 300 words):

Please explain how you would approach this scenario. BookTrust want to set up a new project to gift 50,000 books to vulnerable children in ten different Local Authority areas in March 2021. Please explain how you would approach setting up this project. What tools and/or methods would you use? What do you think some of the challenges might be?

Closing date: Tuesday, 15 December 2020 at 09:00

Please note the closing date of this vacancy is subject to change if we receive a sufficient number of applications.

Interview: Interviews will take place via Microsoft Teams

More about BookTrust

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Refreshed on: 08 December 2020
Closed date: 15 December 2020
Tags: Policy/Research, Business Development

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