Personal Assistant / PA who has excellent administrative, organisational, time-management and communication skills with the ability to provide a high level of administration support for the organisation’s Directors is required for a well-established charity based in London.
SALARY: £28,500 pro rata (Actual Salary for Part-Time Hours: £14,250 per annum)
LOCATION: London (temporarily working from home)
JOB TYPE: 2 Part-Time, Permanent Positions Available
WORKING HOURS: 17.5 Hours per Week, Monday to Friday (Flexible working days to be discussed at the interview)
Are you looking for an exciting part-time opportunity to work with Directors in a fantastic charity as part of a newly formed Admin Support Team?
If you are, we have the job for you!
The charity has created a new Admin Support Team and they are looking to recruit for 2 part-time Personal Assistant / PA positions. One would support the Director of Fundraising & Engagement and the other will support the Services, Research & Influencing Director.
Working as the Personal Assistant / PA you will join a well-established charity that have a friendly, supportive and collaborative culture where their senior leadership team are known for their approachability. Therefore, as the Personal Assistant / PA you will be able incorporate this in your style of working and will be comfortable engaging at all levels in a non-hierarchical way.
ABOUT THE ROLE
As the Personal Assistant / PA you will help the Directors maximise their performance and delivery. As part of the wider Admin Support team, you will participate and assist in delivering pan-organisation activities and cover for absences of other team members.
Some of the main responsibilities include:
- Being an effective first point of contact and gatekeeper internally and externally; confidently handling requests and being empowered to speak on the Director’s behalf where appropriate and to help people with their requests as quickly as possible
- Providing effective high-level assistant support such as extensive diary and task management to the Director in line with their priorities
- Providing excellent administrative support
- Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to liaise effectively and confidently at all levels internal and externally, a real ‘people’ person who can promote a friendly and approachable nature and able to manage relationships appropriately
- Ability to work on own initiative and with a proactive approach to ensure support for the needs of the Directors are anticipated
- Excellent administrative and organisational skills, with high standards of computer literacy including key IT packages (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint), SharePoint and database use
- Excellent written and numeracy skills with strong attention to detail
- Excellent project planning and co-ordination skills, with the ability to plan and organise high level meetings
- Ability to prioritise and work well under pressure in a busy environment
- Proven ability to maintain confidentiality and discretion and comply with data protection legislation
- Understanding of key stakeholder relationship management and the need for Directors to build relationships with them
- Experience of providing a full range of executive support at Director level, ideally in a charity or non-profit organisation
ABOUT THE CHARITY
It’s unacceptable that more than half of people diagnosed with pancreatic cancer die within 3 months. Survival rates have improved enormously for most cancers, yet for pancreatic cancer, this is not the case. And, with treatment and care affected by the pandemic, the situation has only got worse.
The organisation is a national charity dedicated to taking on this injustice using every possible means. They’re supporting people with pancreatic cancer now, campaigning, and funding vital research to transform the future.
WORKING WITH THE CHARITY
The charity is an inclusive employer, committed and looking for people who can demonstrate dedication to their cause and values.
They celebrate all aspects of diversity and inclusion and believe in appointing the right person for the role and, that there should be no barriers to work and employment. They are aiming to be an organisation whose workforce broadly reflects society and creates a positive environment for everyone to flourish, therefore they particularly welcome applications from candidates who consider themselves to be in a diverse minority.
The charity offer a supportive place to work with helpful and friendly staff who report a high level of job satisfaction. They are currently working remotely due to Covid-19 restrictions, but their main office is based in London on the river with views towards Westminster. They offer flexible working and they envisage once Covid restrictions are lifted, this role will be a blend of working from home and working in the office.
HOW TO APPLY
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JOB REF: AWDO-P7737
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