£27,000 - £30,000 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

The Sparkle Foundation is looking for a highly motivated self-starting Executive Assistant to support the Chief Executive Officer. This is a new position and has been created as a result of Sparkles ongoing and planned growth.


Sparkle is a young and dynamic charity. We invest in a brighter sustainable future for the 17 communities in Southern Malawi through educational programmes, the delivery of a feeding programme, an on-site clinic, and a number of community outreach programmes. There is no limit to what services we are prepared to offer as we continue to grow with our local staff and partners to meet the needs of the vulnerable. Backed by 2 international corporate partners we have ambitious plans to grow in Malawi and in one other African country


You will be responsible for providing a range of administrative, relationship management and project services to the Chief Executive Officer. In addition, you will occasionally support other members of the Sparkle Team, for example, the Chair of the Board of Trustees and the team in Malawi. Responsibilities are detailed in full in the Job Description and include:

  • Diary Management
  • Managing the CEOs email account
  • Event organisation
  • Updating our CRM system (Beacon) and managing SharePoint
  • Managing and tracking some project work
  • Supporting CSR proposals and helping raise the awareness of Sparkle
  • Representing the CEO at meetings when the CEO is unable to attend
  • Managing invoices, tracking costs and managing expenses


You will be joining a small UK based team all of whom work remotely. You should have at least 5 years' experience as an Executive Assistant or Personal Assistant, be comfortable working independently, be organised and capable of dealing with a range of internal and external stakeholders.


Take a look at the attached Job Description and the Sparkle Malawi website to find out more. 


As a UK based position, candidates must have the right to work in the UK

We positively welcome applications from all sections of the community

Applications should be submitted by Friday 4 February 2022. 


We plan to hold selection interviews week commencing 14 February 2022

More about The Sparkle Foundation

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Posted on: 19 January 2022
Closed date: 04 February 2022 at 23:59
Tags: Admin, Business Development

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