SW1X, London (On-site)
£27,500 per year
Permanent, Part-time, 28 or 35 hours per week, Full-time
Job description

The Society of Chemical Industry (SCI) is an international forum where science meets business.  Established in 1881, SCI is a registered charity, based in London, with members in over 70 countries. SCI’s principal charitable objective is to advance the application of science into industry for public benefit, and it does this through events, publications, and other activities.

SCI seeks a full/part-time admin assistant to work with the Executive PA as part of the charity’s governance function.  Working within a small and friendly team, the role requires governance or board committee experience (including minute taking), the role also offers scope to assist with elements of support for the Chief Executive.

You will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, be flexible, proactive and have experience of working within a busy executive office.  The ability to plan, prioritise and work to deadlines is important. Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office is essential. Experience of working in a professional or corporate environment is essential.

Knowledge, skills and experience required for this position:

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience as an executive/personal assistant, administrator, or receptionist.
  • Some governance experience preferable but training will be given.
  • Experienced minute taker and experience in organising senior committee meetings.
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills.
  • Strong organisational skills, and the ability to multitask.
  • High level of computer literacy with Microsoft Office Suite and familiarity with SharePoint, PowerPoint and with using MS Teams.
  • Proactive and willing to act on own initiative both individually and as a member of a team.
  • High aptitude for spelling and grammar, and accuracy in data entry and proof-reading.
  • Personable, positive and a team player.
  • Understanding of a charity or membership organisation desirable.
Application Instructions

please provide a cover letter outlining how your skills and experience make you suitable for the role.

Posted on: 29 June 2022
Closed date: 29 July 2022 at 23:59
Tags: Admin, Governance