London, Greater London

£23,810 - £27,300 per year

Contract, Full-time

About the organisation

We are a rapidly growing charity dedicated to supporting people in marginalised communities to challenge injustice and inequality. 

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Job Description

We’re looking for an Operations Coordinator to support our thriving programmes. You’ll be based in our London office and will provide rapid support to our programmes in the day to day delivery of projects. This will include day to day problem solving, administration support, database management, data entry, purchasing supplies, booking travel, sourcing and booking venues and other ad-hoc operational support as needed.

We are dedicated to ensuring that people impacted by injustice are leading campaigns on issues that affect their lives. We’re bringing together a grassroots movement of skilled, connected people, through highly-effective and accessible training programmes so that the most marginalised tackle the injustices that impact them.

Our graduates testify before Parliament, organise national demonstrations, change laws and wage important, successful campaigns. They are from diverse and marginalised communities and our evaluation shows that they are developing confidence in their ability to affect change and are making meaningful ‘wins’ towards achieving their aims on a broad range of issues such as; violence in a community, access to public space, fairness in the asylum system, and women’s inclusion and safety in leisure centres.

We know there is a huge demand for our work, so are working hard to grow our organisation in a sustainable way. You’ll be a key part of doing that - by helping our colleagues deliver efficient, powerful programmes.

  • Contract type: Fixed term 12 months

  • Starting: July/August 2019

  • Days per week: 3, 4 or 5 days a week

  • Location: At our East London Office (currently in Old Street)

  • Pay: £23,810-£27,300 (FTE per year), depending on experience. We are a flexible and supportive employer. You’ll receive a generous holiday allowance, we will contribute to your pension and give all employees paid sick leave and personal days.

  • Application deadline: 10am Tuesday 2nd July. Video interviews will happen in early July

The ideal candidate would:

  • Enjoy being well organised, with high levels of accuracy and attention to detail.

  • Have events management and operations experience. An important part of your job would be to support ensuring the operations side of our trainings runs smoothly so that participants have a great experience.

  • Have excellent communication and project management skills as you’ll be coordinating with with team members, trustees, suppliers, programme attendees and donors. Our programmes have a lot of moving parts, overlapping deadlines and multiple stakeholders. We need to know, for example, that you can write publicity emails and social media text to potential participants, participate in a staff debrief, communicate respectfully with participants about accessibility needs an ensure everyone has the information they need when they need it.

  • Great IT skills. You should be comfortable with data management (particularly Salesforce) and with online tools such a s G-Suite, Trello, MailChimp, FormAssembly and Slack.

  • Have a track record of providing team support inc meeting minutes, logistics, diaries, administration.

  • Have experience managing and prioritising a varied workload, meeting deadlines with minimal supervision.

  • Enjoy working in a busy team.

About You

We expect you to be:

  • Aware of how systemic injustice operates in our society (things like economic inequality, racism and heterosexism). We are looking for someone who is excited to be part of team that is exploring how best to confront those issues both in the workplace and in the wider society.

  • Detail oriented and well organised. You should able to work well under pressure, prioritise a varied and fast-paced workload and deliver to deadline.

  • Comfortable working in a small and expanding organisation, which means being flexible, adaptable and capable of responding positively to new challenges.  

About Us

  • We value creating a working environment that allows you to flourish and are open to flexible working according to your circumstance.

  • The role is based in London and will require that most time be spent in our East London office each week.

  • This role will involve some working in the evening, at weekends, and away from home.

  • We welcome applications from migrants, however you must already have, or be able to secure, the right to work in the UK for this role.