Old Street, Greater London
c£21,000 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Join our growing professional development organisation, as part of the programme team providing face-to-face and online professional training and resources to teachers. You will be our first point of contact for educator enquiries, be responsible for coordinating programme events and opportunities, support key educator needs and relationships, and manage our social media content.

Role Overview

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Programme Administrator will be responsible for the successful administrative management of programme activities. 

We are looking for an effective administrator and communicator, with a graduate degree or work experience related to the charity sector, who can manage their time well and is IT proficient. 

Your Core Competencies, Skills and Experience

  • Degree or work experience relevant to the role. 

  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft tools such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and web tools.

  • Competency with technology, including Google, CRM and other software/tools.  

  • Strong relationship building skills and an ability to maintain relationships over time. 

  • Effective communication skills - in writing and orally.

  • Ability to manage time and multiple tasks. 

  • Well-organised and detail-oriented. 

  • Maintain high level of confidentiality due to the nature of work. 

  • Ability to resolve most issues and tasks independently, escalating complex situations. 

  • Comfortable with using social media platforms such as Facebook and Twitter.

  • You must be eligible to work in the UK. 

Key Duties and Accountabilities

The role will involve three key areas:

  • Educator relationship management, including providing support to teachers and schools and contributing to outreach communications via social media. 
  • Programme event support; including the management of event planning and logistics. 
  • General programme administrative support, including the maintenance of systems and supplies, calendars and databases. 

Why work at Facing History and Ourselves? 

Facing History and Ourselves Ltd. is a professional development organisation committed to using the lessons of history to inspire teachers and their students to build a world free from bigotry and hate. We strive to be an organisation that is respected and trusted; relevant to our audiences; evidenced as creating demonstrable impact; collaborative and supportive; willing to ask difficult questions with perspective, challenge and integrity; and Upstanding for a connected, empathetic and informed society.

We are committed to a five-year strategy to drive growth and give as many schools and teachers as possible the tools and content to empower their students to become upstanding citizens whilst also excelling in their academic performance. We will be creating new materials, resources and training content for the UK market, and need to be positioned organisationally to deliver on this essential work. This administrative role will be key to the smooth running and success of our programme development and delivery. 

Compensation and Benefits

In addition to meaningful and rewarding work, Facing History provides an excellent, competitive compensation and benefits package, including life assurance and income protection, employee assistance plan, group personal pension plan with a discretionary organisational contribution, and a friendly work environment.


Please send a full CV and covering letter which outlines how you meet the core competencies, skills and experience required for this role. 

Closing date for applications is Tuesday 10th September 2019 at 5pm.  


If you would like to have an informal conversation before applying, please call us on +44 (0)20 7300 7248. 

Facing History and Ourselves Ltd is committed to processing your personal data fairly, lawfully and transparently in line with GDPR 2016. 


Facing History and Ourselves Ltd is a registered charity, number 1103592. 

Facing History and Ourselves is an Equal Opportunity Employer and proudly values diversity. 


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Refreshed on: 23 August 2019
Closed date: 07 September 2019
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