Join this growing Suicide Prevention Charity and make a difference in the world! You will become a crucial and highly valued member of our team, supporting the CEO, providing admin support, and often acting as the first point of contact for our charity. This is a unique position for the right person to be part of a dynamic and growing organisation making a difference to the communities it works with.The ideal candidate for this small but growing suicide prevention charity will have strong admin and IT skills, competent across all social media platforms and able to work flexibly is an environment that is constantly changing.
Full time role but would consider part time for the right candidate.
The OLLIE Foundation is a St Albans based Suicide Prevention Charity operating predominantly across the home counties but with national and international reach. The Foundation provides a range of early intervention and prevention, as well as crisis intervention and postvention training to young people, parents and professionals. As experts in our field, we routinely train GPs, teachers and A&E staff and host talks and expert panel events as well as well-being assemblies in schools and to community groups. Although driven by our commitment to prevent youth suicide, our training and talks are relevant to all.
The successful candidate will be a highly motivated and passionate administrator able to manage their own diary, working mainly from home but with flexibility to work across Hertfordshire and surrounding areas supporting community events and training including some evenings and weekend events. As the Assistant to the CEO you will also provide administrative support to the wider team, including diary management, delegate liaison and certificate management, maintaining and improving existing recording systems and procedures.
This role requires excellent communications skills as you will be working closely with a range of partners, including the Police, NHS staff, schools, parents and carers, as well as young people.
As Assistant to the CEO you will:
- Help manage the virtual office and all associated admin tasks
- Oversee orders for resources and merchandise and ensure they are delivered as needed
- Support bid and report writing
- Closely monitor and evaluate the impact of the work we do and outcomes achieved.
- Manage bookings and enquiries from delegates
- Work effectively from home but able to travel to a range of meetings and talks across the Home Counties
- Enjoy working in a fast-paced environment, able to manage competing deadlines where priorities can change quickly as events happen in the community
- Be able to maintain attention to detail with a high level of accuracy
- Have a proactive approach to working from home and able to interface with the public as needed
- Feel comfortable to work well in an environment where suicide and bereavement are referenced each day
The ideal candidate will have the following experience, skills and qualifications:
· Ability to work on their own, plan and organise effectively, prioritise workloads and meet deadlines.
· Proficient IT and social media skills.
E.g - Create posts on LinkedIn, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and TikTok. Able to use or be willing to learn how to edit and use media suits like Veedio. Manage online databases and Mailchimp
· A full and valid UK driving licence with access to a vehicle for business use.
· Excellent communication skills.
Able to manage their own diary and prioritise their own work streams
· Emotionally mature and resilient, able to manage their wellbeing in an environment where suicide and bereavement is a constant.
There are many opportunities for growth and development within this role, including;
1. Public speaking, community advocacy,
2. Training and workshop delivery.
3. Social Media
5. Supporting volunteers and interns
As demand for our services grows, the post holder will become a crucial and highly valued member of our team, supporting the CEO, providing admin support, and often acting as the first point of contact for our charity. This is a unique position for the right person to be part of a dynamic and growing organisation making a difference to the communities it works with.
Owing to the nature of this position, any offer of employment will be subject to a satisfactory disclosure report from the Disclosure and Barring Service and a 3 month probationary period.
Please send CV and cover letter detailing why you want to work in suicide prevention and how you will maintain your own wellbeing in such an environment.
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