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Team Assistant - Community Impact

London, Greater London (Hybrid)
£28,000 per year
Contract (18-Month FTC)
Job description


Salary:  £28,000

Location: Central London office (min 60%) with some flexibility to work from home (40%)

Contract type: 18-month FTC

Holiday: 25 days per annum

Hours: 37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday-

Benefits:   Pension scheme (non-contributory), private medical insurance, life insurance, season ticket loan


The Role:

Join the Royal Foundation in their mission to make a positive impact through the recently launched Community Impact Programme. We are seeking an exceptional Team Assistant to provide vital administrative support to the programme's implementation.

As the Team Assistant, you will play a key role in ensuring the smooth organisation, coordination, and flow of information within the programme. The ideal candidate will be highly organised, possess a can-do attitude, and thrive in a dynamic work environment.

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone at the beginning or early stages of their career, offering a diverse range of experiences in a high-profile and ambitious organisation.


 Key responsibilities will include:

We are currently seeking a dedicated Programme Assistant to contribute to our Community Impact Programme. In this role, your responsibilities will include:

-          Assisting in the organisation of relevant programme and stakeholder meetings and events.

-          Managing team diaries, preparing meeting agendas, papers, and minutes, and coordinating meeting logistics.

-          Facilitating regular team meetings, capturing notes/actions, and supporting the team in tracking these to completion.

-          Providing support in preparing programme-related updates and reports for internal and external stakeholders.

-          Assisting the events team on an ad-hoc basis with reconnaissance and engagement planning, stakeholder management, and logistics for the Community Impact Programme.

-          Updating and maintaining key programme documents as required.

-          Managing databases and customer relationship management systems (CRMs).

-          Handling correspondence from wider stakeholder groups related to the Community Impact Programme.

-          Managing logistics and team travel arrangements.

If you possess excellent organisational skills, attention to detail, and a commitment to making a positive impact, we invite you to apply for this role. Join our team and contribute to meaningful community initiatives. Apply now to become a part of our dedicated team!


Knowledge, experience, and personal qualities

We're seeking candidates with the following knowledge and experience (all essential):

-          Excellent administrative skills

-          Exceptional communication (verbal and written), interpersonal, and networking skills

-          Previous experience working for a not-for-profit organisation or on projects

-          Demonstrable experience supporting projects and/or events

-          Proficiency in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook

-          Ability to thrive in a busy environment with excellent time management skills, the capacity to prioritize workload, handle conflicting demands, and meet tight deadlines

-          Strong relationship-building skills to effectively engage with stakeholders at various levels

-          Proficient in using database and email software such as Mailchimp and Salesforce


Personal qualities (essential)

Are you caring, driven, and ready to make a difference? We're seeking someone just like you to join our team!

-          Solution-focused: Proactive problem-solvers who tackle challenges head-on.

-          Adaptable: Embracing change and prioritising work effectively.

-          Initiative taker: Owning workload and taking the lead when needed.

-          Lifelong learner: Eager to learn and grow, pushing ourselves to new heights.

-          People person: Enjoy working closely with diverse stakeholders.


Our Company & Culture:

The Royal Foundation is committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion and to ensuring a positive, safe, and respectful environment which promotes the wellbeing and dignity of our employees, partners, suppliers, and those whose interests we represent. We are committed to promoting a positive and inclusive working environment that has a diversity of people and views, and one that supports our culture of collaboration and curiosity. These principles underpin our professional behaviour and are embedded in our policies, procedures, day-to-day practices, and external relationships.  We therefore welcome and encourage job applications from people of all backgrounds.


Join Us:

Ready to bring your skills and enthusiasm to our team?

Simply click 'Apply' now to submit your CV and a one-page covering letter. Tell us about your motivation for applying and how your skills and experience align with the role. We can't wait to connect with you!


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The Royal Foundation View profile Company size Size: 21 - 50
Posted on: 10 April 2024
Closed date: 25 April 2024 at 23:59
Job ref: The Royal Foundation
Tags: Admin

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