Full-Time -1 Year Contract
Up to £23,000
Hybrid or Homebased -London
Charity People are thrilled to be working with Local Trust on a very exciting role. Over the next few years, the support Local Trust provides to the communities it serves, will be more important than ever - and their plan is to meet that need head on.
Local Trust are looking for a new Programme Assistant to join their brilliant growing Programmes Team.
This charity demonstrates the value of long term, unconditional, resident-led funding through their work supporting local communities make their areas better places to live, and to draw on the learning from our work to promote a wider transformation in the way policy makers, funders and others engage with communities and place. They commit their funds at the outset, and then support local residents to develop their own plans to spend the funding in ways that they collectively agree will improve their local area and lives of those living there.
Local Trust's Programmes team focus on building strong relationships, understand, and respond to key opportunities and risks, use a range of rich research and insight to implement improvements to the way that their work. The Programme Assistants play a crucial role in the delivery of programmes and supporting partnerships to achieve their aspirations. The purpose is to provide support to the programme team in delivering the practical aspects of the Big Local programme, including supporting those we fund. Specifically, this role with be focused on providing project support and coordination to our programme of improvement for Big Local, in addition to assisting funding and area support functions as necessary.
This is a hands-on role for someone with excellent interpersonal, communication skills and has the ability to work to tight deadline in a busy environment.
We are seeking someone who is personable and has a flexible approach to hit the ground running in a fast-paced role. Ideally, you will have experience of providing administrative support and events support in a busy office environment. You will be someone who consistently contributes to organisation-wide learning and actively seeks to learn. You will have experience of producing written materials, e.g. reports, spreadsheets, letters, to a high standard. Naturally, you'll be highly organised with excellent time management skills and an effective communicator - both verbally and in writing.
If you are interested in this role, please send your most recent CV and Cover Letter to Kate Headford at Charity People, your consultant for this role.
Closing Date: 9am Tuesday 31 May 2022
Interviews: Being held remotely on: 7th & 8th June
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