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Project Assistant

Job placement summary

Overall purpose of the role

The project assistant will support the Grants and Programmes team and all project leaders in a range of tasks which support all aspects of our work. They will focus on administrative tasks and practical, hands-on help.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • To split time appropriately across projects to assist with changing needs and pressures.
  • To assist the Programmes team with general administrative duties.
  • To assist various projects with operational duties and contacting clients
  • Ensuring the day-to-day standard of meeting room space before and after meetings are maintained, such as tidying up, making drinks for clients.
  • Supporting the staff with creating publicity, presentations, newsletters and promotional/community events.
  • Supporting staff with client data entry and electronic filing and archiving.
  • To play an active role in monitoring, managing and developing all projects.
  • To support with the administration of all project activities
  • To participate in training and continuing development as agreed with your line manager.
  • To undertake any other duties consistent with the purpose and nature of the post.

Person specification and experience

  • Attention to detail
  • Good problem solver
  • Positive and Energetic approach to work
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Confident communicator at all levels
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Enthusiastic attitude with an appetite to learn
  • Good understanding of MS office applications, particularly Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint
  • Empathy with the aims and values of the organisation
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Commitment to continuous improvement including own professional development
  • Commitment to principles of Equal Opportunities

Due to the nature of this post, it is subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), criminal records check.

Project Assistant

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25 hours per week / Minimum Wage for your age group

This position is funded as part of the Government Kickstart Scheme and is open to 16–24 year-olds on Universal Credit.

If you would like to apply, please speak to your Work Coach at your local Job Centre who will check your eligibility and provide details on how to apply.

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