Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, South East
£16,500 per annum
Job description

This is an exciting opportunity for an Operations Assistant. You will be responsible for undertaking key administrative tasks to ensure the smooth running of our organisation, taking responsibility for general office operations. You will also provide administrative support to our grant making, marketing and fund development teams and be the first point of contact for the Community Foundation.

Salary: £16,500

Location: Acorn House, Central Milton Keynes
Hours: 8.30am - 5.00pm Monday - Thursday, 8.30am - 4.30pm Friday
Details: Full Time, Permanent following a six month probationary period

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.

You are articulate, have excellent communication skills, highly organised and efficient with excellent writing, administration, data base and IT skills. You will be involved in the administration of a wide range of Community Foundation projects, but will also have opportunities to develop skills in events and communications.

We are seeking someone who is passionate about our work, enjoys playing an active and supportive team role, and has exceptional interpersonal skills. You are organised and precise, able to coordinate a varied workload, have excellent IT and database skills, and able to use your initiative.

You embrace and enjoy working in an interesting and fast paced environment, respond positively and enthusiastically to new opportunities. We look forward to hearing from you if you have the talents, skills and interest in our work to fulfil this role.

Closing date: Tuesday 3 May at 8.30am 
Interview date: Friday 6 May 


If you would like to find out more about this position and to apply, please click the 'Apply on Website' button to be directed to our website. There you can download the job description and application form. 

NOTE: CVs are not accepted, please apply through our website. 

No agencies please.  

Posted on: 11 April 2016
Closed date: 03 May 2016
Job ref: 145674_MCF
Tags: Admin, Operations