Coach House Media Ltd
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, South East (On-site)
£16,250 per annum
Job description

Do you want an opportunity to work for a successful and dynamic organisation that:

• Inspires philanthropy in people and organisations to support our local communities
• Champions the work and changing needs of our voluntary sector
• Provides long term support through our grant-making and property portfolio

The Milton Keynes Community Foundation is a highly successful, local independent charity having had our most successful year, putting more than £1.6M into supporting local charities. We develop local philanthropy and raise money for our growing grant making programme. We support a diverse range of local charities and voluntary and community groups across MK. We are seeking an exceptional person to join our very busy team and make a significant impact on our growing community. The following role has arisen for an individual who has passion for the work of the voluntary and community sector and has exceptional interpersonal skills, charisma, energy and empathy towards community needs.

(Providing Reception/Conference & Admin Support)

6 month contract, 1 April to 30 September, part time (20 hours)
Salary: £16,250 per annum, pro rata
Location: Acorn House and Margaret Powell House, Central Milton Keynes
Hours: Monday - Friday, between 8am - 4.30pm, rota to be confirmed 1 week in advance

This is an exciting and pivotal role, with the main purpose to deliver high quality conference, meeting room services; undertake daily reception duties; provide administrative support to all Acorn House and Margaret Powell House activities to ensure the smooth running of both of MK Community Foundation’s Central Milton Keynes Properties. You will be involved in developing both sites to meet MK Community Foundation’s charitable objective to provide services, resources and accommodation for the local voluntary and community sector, and wider community in Central Milton Keynes. You will have some evening and weekend work (with time off in lieu) so a flexible approach is essential.

The ideal candidate would have reception experience, exceptional administration, IT and database skills and interpersonal skills, together with a supportive and professional attitude. They are passionate about our work; enjoy playing an active and supportive team role, with charisma, energy and empathy towards community needs. We are looking for people who embrace and enjoy working in an interesting and fast paced environment, and respond enthusiastically to new opportunities. With excellent customer care skills, ideally in the hospitality sector, plus knowledge and understanding of the voluntary sector. 

We look forward to hearing from you if you have the talents, skills and interest in the Community Foundation’s work to fulfil these roles. You will need to download an application form from our website. 

Closing Date: ASAP

Interviews – suitable applicants will be contacted as applications are received. We are looking to appoint this post ASAP, therefore we recommend making a prompt application. 


If you would like to find out more about this position and to apply, please click the button to be directed to our website to download the information pack and application form. 

Please note that CVs are not accepted.

No agencies please.  

Posted on: 07 April 2016
Closed date: 18 April 2016 at 16:07
Job ref: 145646_MCF
Tags: Admin, Operations