London, Greater London
£26,270 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Sponsor Refugees is the Foundation for Community Sponsorship established by Citizens UK in 2017. We require a highly organized and motivated individual to provide administrative support to our small team as we recruit and support CSGs to resettle refugee families in communities across the UK.

  • Contribute towards the achievement of CUK and Sponsor Refugee Project strategic objectives:
  • Implement tasks and processes to deliver actions to support Sponsor Refugees goals and CUK’s core mission  Develop and deliver efficient systems and processes for Sponsor Refugees to be effective in its support of CSGs to resettle refugees 

Build and manage projects & achieve work targets effectively:

  • Provide administrative processes to ensure CSGs are appropriately supported in becoming a community sponsor and completing a successful sponsorship of a refugee family. Administrative processes include: being a first point of contact for CSGs, manage the team email box, set up meetings, ensure CSGs complete their applications and volunteer registration, collate DBS checks, keeping records in good order
  • Assist with maintaining and developing the on-line portal for CSGs to use to complete the sponsorship process. Help\ train users
  • Assist with allocating funds raised by CSGs through Citizens UK fundraising processes 

Support & Learning:

  • Provide support to colleagues in their work with CSGs
  • Provide support direct to CSGs
  • Constantly increase personal knowledge and expertise of community sponsorship 

Develop and manage external relationships:

  • Take part in meetings with external stakeholders
  • Provide phone, email and occasional face to face advice to CSGs in support of the relevant Senior Project Manager  


  • With support from the relevant Senior Project Manager, monitor social media sites, post on Sponsor Refugees sites – incl. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram
  • Monitor and update the Sponsor Refugees website and Portal
  • Maintain and develop digital and printed materials  Maintain the Sponsor Refugees photo and video archive
  • Helping produce a bi-monthly e-newsletter and leading on its distribution  

Develop and manage internal relationships:

  • Provide administrative support to Sponsor Refugees meetings, incl. scheduling, taking notes and following up on actions.
  • Prepare and distribute papers for meetings
  • Book meeting rooms and meet the requirements of individual meetings
  • Organise external venue booking, catering, invitations and guest management
  • Provide administrative support to the Sponsor Refugees team, incl. booking travel, rooms, preparing documents, photocopying, etc  

Generate income and resources:

  • Assist in the production of fundraising bids and on reports to funders
  • Provide support for the management of budgets and accounts e.g. making purchases and requesting Purchase Orders, uploading invoices into Finance systems etc 
More about CitizensUK

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Posted on: 22 January 2020
Closed date: 02 February 2020
Tags: Admin

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