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Job Ref.: 
Admin and Secretarial
Job Location: 
London SE1
Recruiting For: 
a full time job position
Job Duration: 
6 Months
Exact Salary: 
10.20 per hour
Number of vacancies: 
Job starts now: 
I would like to receive applications from residents in: 
Lambeth and Southwark
Job Description: 


Salary London Living Wage £10.20 per hour

Holidays: 25 days plus 8 Statutory holidays calculated pro rata

Hours: 9 - 5pm

Comprehensive Health and Wellbeing package

6 days vocational training or volunteering in a community business

£1,000 for individual training needs calculated pro rata

About Us:

We are an independent charitable trust that supports community businesses in England. We provide access to research, peer networking, funding, events, advice and capacity building for community businesses with a £150 million endowment from Big Lottery Fund, which we need to invest in the community business sector by 2025. Our vision is to create better places through community business.

Our Values:

Bold -

We experiment, take risks and test new ideas

We move quickly to take advantage of opportunities

Informed -

We learn from research and from our delivery

We’re responsive and adapt to what we’ve learned

Open -

We are transparent about our decision-making

We share knowledge and learning, including what has not worked

Collaborative -

We work across sectors and respect others’ knowledge and experience

We encourage others who share our vision in order to bring about change


Role Purpose:

Reporting to the Office Manager, you will work in an administration support role for the London office.

You will be responsible for ad hoc general office duties.

This six month fixed term contract will give an excellent opportunity to gain experience of working in an office and all that entails.


Help screen incoming calls

Manage the post and emails

Greet visitors

Book cabs and couriers

Look after the filing

Photocopying as required

Updating of contact lists

Scheduling meeting rooms and booking refreshments and lunches

Providing ad hoc support for other team members as required

Person specification and Experience required:

Skills and Experience:

Be organised

Be friendly and helpful

Flexible and able to prioritise a changing ‘to do’ list

Have an eye for detail and be accurate

Trustworthy and reliable

Self-motivated and use initiative to see what needs doing rather than waiting to be asked

Well-spoken so you can be easily understood

Smart and well-presented (so as to give good first impression to visitors)

Clear use of written English with accurate spelling and grammar

Able to work in a team (i.e. readily offer assistance to others)

Good Microsoft Office skills

To apply for this job please email us a cover letter and your most up-to-date CV.

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