England, United Kingdom
£23,000 - £26,000 per year
Temporary, Full-time
Job description







Full-time, fixed term (up to 12 months) 

Good Things Foundation is the UK’s leading digital and social inclusion charity. Our mission is a world where everyone can benefit from digital. Through our Online Centres Network of hyperlocal partners, we are supporting people and communities to overcome some of the most pressing social challenges they are facing through digital. 

Since 2010 we’ve helped over 2.8 million people to improve their lives using digital, driving positive outcomes such as employment, reducing loneliness, supporting basic digital skills, and health and wellbeing. 

The Digital Social Inclusion Officer  is a critical role within Good Things Foundation, providing essential support for project delivery, helping deliver the organisation’s business objectives. As part of the Digital Social Inclusion team at Good Things Foundation, the role works within a framework of end to end responsibility for securing new opportunities with new/existing partners, developing and delivering projects.

We are looking for a focused, proactive, organised and collaborative individual with excellent communication and people skills, helping Good Things Foundation continue to grow its impact as a charity, changing millions of lives through digital.

You will have the best interests of Good Things Foundation and the Online Centres Network at the heart of what you do;

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Project delivery and administration;

  • Opportunity and partnership development;

  • Policy and market intelligence;

  • Communications;

  • Reporting;

  • Strategy and planning.

(See job description for full details).

You will have experience of:

  • Managing relationships with external partners (essential);

  • Developing project proposals and securing agreement from external partners (desirable);

  • Costing/pricing work and negotiating terms (desirable);

  • Coordinating the delivery of project work (essential);

  • Providing administrative support to individuals and/or teams (essential);

  • Event planning and organisation (desirable).

With the following qualifications, knowledge and skills:

  • Excellent written skills, in particular experience of formal report writing and process documentation (essential);

  • A confident communicator with excellent people/interpersonal skills (essential);

  • Excellent relationship building skills and the ability to work collaboratively both internally and externally, with people at all levels (essential);

  • Proactivity and the ability to work independently (essential);

  • Confident in using Google docs and other Google Apps, e.g. sheets (essential);

  • Understands the power of digital to transform people’s lives (desirable);

  • Minimum of five GCSEs A* - C or equivalent, including Maths & English (essential).

Good Things Foundation is a social change organisation with a mission to ensure that everyone benefits from digital. We live the change we are seeking to achieve and encourage applications from diverse backgrounds.  We operate a policy of providing equal opportunities in all aspects of work including recruitment, training, and promotion, whatever the colour, race, religion, belief, ethnic or national origin, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, age or disability of an employee, having regard to the individual's aptitudes and abilities and requirements for the job. Good Things Foundation is opposed to all forms of unlawful and unfair discrimination. 

Safeguarding Statement and Pre-Employment Checks

Here at Good Things Foundation, we work with vulnerable adults and are fully committed to ensuring their safeguarding and welfare at all times, in line with our Safeguarding Policy and Procedures. All of our employees, contractors and volunteers will be expected to comply with the policy and procedures. Upon a conditional offer of appointment being made, all employees will also be required to satisfy our pre-employment screening process which for this position, will include:

  • An identity check (photo ID)

  • Receipt of two satisfactory references

  • Documentary evidence of right to work in the UK

  • A satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check 


Posted on: 12 October 2019
Closed date: 23 October 2019
Tags: Project Management, Digital

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