- Contract type
- 1056 days ago
The Richard Benjamin Trust supports innovative research that has the potential to make a difference to families, organisations and communities and to peoples lives. A well organised and accurate administrator is required to support the trustees of this small charity on a part time basis. The role embraces all aspects of administrative support and will be the central point of contact for all that happens within the Charitable Trust.
This is a great opportunity for a flexible, well-motivated self starter to work from home for an average of 10 hours per month. (£100 per month)
Devising and maintaining office systems
Responding promptly to email queries
Managing and distributing incoming post and organising and sending outgoing post
Invoicing, book keeping and accounts administration
Photocopying and printing various documents
Attending trustee meetings, producing agendas, taking minutes and keeping notes
Ordering and maintaining stationery and equipment supplies where appropriate
Organising and storing paperwork, documents and computer-based information;
Liaising with postgraduate applicants and academic institutions
Using a variety of software packages, such as Microsoft Word, Outlook, Powerpoint, Excel to produce correspondence and documents and maintain presentations, records, spreadsheets and databases;
Maintaining and updating website ( training will be provided if necessary)
Implementing new IT/administrative systems.
Working with the Trustee responsible for finances in order to prepare financial reports for the Board of Trustees on a regular basis
Ad hoc duties both general and specific
Substantial experience in an administrative role
Experience of book keeping and accounts administration
Experience with range of software packages
Flexibility to undertake the 10 hours a months work as needed
Ability to maintain good relationships with grantees and University administrators
Experience of website maintenance is desirable but not essential
Availability to attend telephone meetings and quarterly face to face meetings in London
Availability to attend for induction in London
Ability to work as a member of a team
How to apply
Applications should be made by CV with a covering letter which addresses the job description and person specification. Details of two referees who can be approached to provide professional references should be included.
Final date for applications June 22nd.
Preliminary telephone interviews will be held on 29th June and the final interview will take place in London on 6th July