British Future is recruiting an Office Manager/Executive Assistant (permanent)

Posted on 17 November 2017

Office Manager/Executive Assistant
Salary: £30,000 – £35,000 per year
Location: Central London
Benefits: 30 days holiday; matching pension scheme

The think-tank and charity British Future is seeking to recruit an Office Manager/Executive Assistant.

British Future is an independent and non-partisan think-tank which seeks to engage people on issues of identity and integration, immigration and opportunity. Our aim is to contribute to a society which is confident and welcoming, inclusive and fair to all.

Joining a small and dedicated team, you will be responsible for the effective management of the office which involves lead responsibility for office systems and procedures with responsibilities across finance, governance, HR, grants management, events, and executive support.

You will manage the communication and information flow between the Director and stakeholders, responding directly to enquiries and managing the Director’s diary. You will need to minute meetings and organise events, training courses and travel arrangements.
With significant experience as an Office Manager or EA/PA at the senior level, you will be a confident and discreet professional with demonstrable experience in office management and senior administration and confidence in dealing with finances and budgets. You will have experience facilitating all aspects of Board level meetings, liaising with various internal and external contacts and stakeholders and prioritising busy workloads. With exceptional communication and interpersonal skills you will have strong IT proficiency and a commitment to social inclusion and fairness.

Working Hours: Full time, Monday – Friday, 10am – 6pm. Generally core office hours are fixed but we would be willing to negotiate flexibility. Out-of-hours work is required from time-to-time.

Closing date for applications: 5pm on Thursday 4th January 2018

Our preferred dates for interview is Wednesday 10th January: please indicate your potential availability on this date when you apply, along with potential alternatives during w/c 8th and 15th January.

To apply: Submit CV along with a detailed one – two page cover letter. The role description and person specification is available here.

Please send your application to:
British Future
Kean House
6 Kean Street

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