Closing in 2 days
London, Greater London (On-site)
£27,500 - £32,000 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Are you Hackney Foodbank’s first ever Senior Administrator?


Could you ensure the smooth and efficient running of the office and make sure that the administrative requirements of Hackney Foodbank’s internal and external activities are met?              


Hackney Foodbank kept the doors open and the food and support flowing for people in crisis or trapped in poverty throughout the pandemic, responding as best we could to a huge uplift in demand for our services. We predict that in the current climate the number of local people needing support will to continue to rise and we are seeking a Senior Administrator to assist the entire team, including working with the management team on policies, communications, operations and service delivery activities as well as being the main point of contact for a number of external providers including our third-party IT support provider.

You will report directly to the CEO and must be confident working under your own initiative with minimal supervision, accuracy and attention to detail and the ability to prioritise your workload to meet all agreed deadlines. Administrative support will include a wide range of data entry tasks, resource research and procurement, maintenance of policy schedules as well as day to day administrative tasks such as printing, photocopying and stationery ordering. For one third of the role you will provide dedicated administrative project support for the Development Manager ensuring processes are in place and maintained for the collection, storage and analysis of information on services and stakeholders.

If you have significant experience in administration, a proactive approach to work with a ‘can do’ attitude and want to help us achieve a hunger-free Hackney where everyone can afford to eat, then this would be the ideal role for you!


To find out more, please see the Job Description which includes information on how to apply.


Closing date:      Midday, 22nd May 2022


Interviews:        7th June 2022


Hackney Foodbank actively promotes justice, equality, diversity and inclusion. We match our role requirements with the skills and experience of candidates, irrespective of age, disability (including hidden disabilities), gender, gender identity or gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, or sexual orientation. We do this because we know greater diversity will lead to even better results for the people we work with.

As part of our commitment to remove bias from the recruitment process and to recruit more fairly and effectively all application personal details are hidden from those making hiring decisions.



Application Instructions

To apply, please read the 'Senior Administrator’ pdf attachment and then click apply now on the recruitment site. Please ensure:


1) Your C.V. is up to date. This should include contact details of two referees. Please also include any social media details that you are happy for us to review.


2) Your supporting statement explains how your skills, experience and personal qualities make you suitable for the role. Please illustrate your supporting statement with examples. Also, please confirm that you are entitled to work in the UK.


We will not take up references ahead of interview.


Application resources
More about Hackney Foodbank

Hackney Foodbank is aiming to achieve no less than a hunger-free Hackney, where everyone can afford to eat. We support people who are in crisis... Read more

Refreshed on: 07 May 2022
Closing date: 22 May 2022 at 12:00
Tags: Admin, IT

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