Part Time Administrator for the Richard Benjamin Trust

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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 people’s 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)

Job Description:
Key Duties:
• 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

Person Specification
• 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 month’s 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

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