Bursaries Assistant

  • Job Reference: AWDO-C12181
  • Date Posted: 2 May 2024
  • Recruiter: AWD online
  • Location: London
  • Remote Working: Hybrid - some remote working possible
  • Salary: £25,000 to £27,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: pro rata
  • Sector: Administration
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: CV Response Team

Job Description

 Bursaries Assistant Jobs, Careers & Vacancies in London Advertised by AWD online – Multi-Job Board Advertising and CV Sourcing Recruitment Services

Bursaries Assistant / Administrator who has experience working within a small team and managing a busy workload with excellent administration, organisational, communication and time-management skills is required for an organisation that supports the UK TV, Film, VFX, Animation and the Games Industry.

 

SALARY: £25,000 - £27,000 pro rata      

LOCATION: City of London / Hybrid (2 days per week in the London office) – candidates MUST live within a commutable distance to London (EC3N)

JOB TYPE: Full-Time, Fixed Term Contract to March 2025

 

JOB OVERVIEW

We have a fantastic new job opportunity for a Bursaries Assistant / Administrator who has experience working within a small team and managing a busy workload with excellent administration, organisational, communication and time-management skills.

Working as the Bursaries Assistant / Administrator will primarily be responsible for the smooth running of the organisation’s bursary programme, related meetings and the handling of queries received by the team.

As the Bursaries Assistant / Administrator you will also liaise with applicants and potential applicants and will need excellent communication and customer service skills with the ability to manage enquiries.

 

APPLY TODAY

If this job looks like your ideal position, then please send in your CV as soon as possible for our Recruitment Team to review.

 

DUTIES

Your duties as the Bursaries Assistant / Administrator include:

  • Review submitted applications for completeness and accuracy, including following up with applicants on necessary amendments
  • Assess applications to open bursary schemes, obtaining appropriate advice and references; reaching a judgement or recommendation for approval to senior members of the delivery teams
  • Be the first point of contact in relation to all bursary queries
  • Issuing offer letters and declinations to all applicants, ensuring all internal procedures have been followed beforehand
  • Checking correct evidence has been supplied at end of the bursary life cycle
  • Processing payment requests for each bursary award
  • Tracking live bursary awards against their expected start and end dates
  • Supporting the bursary programme manager with delegating work to part time bursary support staff
  • Provide any administrative support to the Fund Team as reasonably required
  • Assist with regular reporting about bursaries
  • Making sure website content is up to date and accurate – suggesting changes where necessary
  • Representing bursaries at events both face to face and remotely

 

CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS

ESSENTIAL

  • Experience of working in a small team and managing a busy workload with multiple concurrent deadlines
  • Experience of following processes that require significant attention to detail, ensuring accuracy at all times
  • Experience working in a customer facing role, providing high standard of customer service
  • Proven experience of office administration
  • Understanding of processing financial and confidential information
  • Ability to devise, improve and maintain administrative systems
  • Excellent IT skills including the ability to use of all MS Office products (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)
  • Aptitude to learn BBGM grant management software

DESIRABLE

  • Experience or knowledge of grant making
  • Experience of using BBGM
  • Experience or knowledge of the screen industries
  • Customer service training

 

HOW TO APPLY

To be considered for this job vacancy, please submit your CV to our Recruitment Team who will review your details. CV’s of Job Applicants meeting this requirement will be submitted to our Client for consideration. By submitting your job application to us you are hereby giving us your express consent to submit your details to our Client for this purpose.

JOB REF: AWDO-C12181

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