London, Greater London

£35,398 pro rata

Contract, Part-time, Temporary

Job Description

Project Manager - World Autism Awareness Week

Who we are:

The National Autistic Society is the UK’s leading charity for autistic people. Since 1962, we’ve ben transforming lives, changing attitudes and helping to create a society that works for autistic adults and children.

We transform lives by providing support, guidance and practical advice for the 700,000 autistic adults and children in the UK, as well as their three million family members and carers. Autistic people turn to us at key moments or challenging times in their lives, be it getting a diagnosis, going to school or finding work.

We change attitudes by improving public understanding of autism and the difficulties many autistic people face. We also work closely with businesses, local authorities and government to help them provide more autism-friendly spaces, deliver better services and improve laws.

We have come a long way but it is not good enough. There is still so much to do to increase opportunities, reduce social isolation and build a brighter future for people on the spectrum. With your help, we can make it happen.

What we can offer you:

  • Pension scheme
  • 25 days annual leave
  • Excellent induction, training and development programme including training about autism and opportunities to attend our conferences
  • Online staff discount scheme for a range of benefits (cycle to work scheme, season ticket loan)
  • Access to a 24-hour employee assistance programme

Who we are looking for:

We are looking for a part-time Project Manager with a charity background and a track-record of delivering large cross-functional projects.

Working alongside the Marketing, Fundraising, Campaigns and Community Engagement teams, you will be responsible for project managing the development, delivery and evaluation of our World Autism Awareness Week activities.

Specifically your job will be to coordinate people and processes to ensure that our activities are delivered on time, within budget and produce the desired results.

To be successful in this role, you will have strong leadership and interpersonal skills, be an excellent organiser with the ability to work with data/ CRM and manage budgets.

This role sits within the Business-to-consumer marketing team, which supports our internal colleagues with anything we do relating to autistic people, families, donors, supporters, volunteers as well as our campaigning and awareness work for public audiences.

This is a temporary part-time position: 2 days a week from August to December and 3 days a week from January to April

Salary: £ 35,398 pro rata

Where you will be working:

Head Office - City Road, London

Interviews: August 2019

Applications for this job are sought from anyone who is suitably qualified and experienced for the role but particularly welcome from those with a diagnosis of autism.

The National Autistic Society is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and adults who use our services and as such expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be required to complete the relevant safeguarding checks.

We are an equal opportunities employer.