Executive and Communications Assistant

Sense International
Salary range: £25,000-£30,000
Closing date: 16 May 2021
Job Type: Paid
Location: King's Cross, London
Location: King's Cross, London Salary: Circa £29,300 per annum (Inc. London allowance) Hours: 37.5 hours per week, full time Closing date: Sunday 16 May 2021

About the role
Sense International has an exciting opportunity for someone to join our team as an Executive and Communications Assistant. This full time position will initially be homeworking, but will be based at our head office in King’s Cross, London, post pandemic. 

In this new role, you will work with our Director and Head of Fundraising to support Sense International's global team. This will include:

  • Diary management, travel and meeting arrangements, organising and preparing meetings, and taking minutes.
  • Developing communication materials and digital content, including case studies, online newsletters, website copy and social media to promote the impact of projects.
  • Supporting the development and delivery of events, including parliamentary meetings, fundraising events, conferences and webinars.

As our Executive and Communications Assistant you will be in a unique position to support the work of Fundraising, Programme, and International teams in an organisation with a high level engagement. This role will give the successful candidate a fantastic range of experience in the International Development sector.

Key skills and experience

  • Experience of working as a personal or executive assistant to a Chief Executive or Director.
  • Strong communication skills and confidence when engaging with a range of internal and external stakeholders.
  • Experience of producing digital content and communication materials.
  • Exceptional organisational and planning skills, with the ability to effectively manage conflicting priorities.
  • Strong IT skills, including the use of the full Microsoft Office suite.

For a full job description and person specification please see the link below.

About Sense International

Sense International is an international development NGO dedicated to ensuring children and young people with deafblindness and multi-sensory impairment live full and active lives.  Sense International supports programmes in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Romania, Peru, India, Bangladesh and Nepal, and works on sensory screening and early intervention, inclusive education, vocational / livelihoods, advocacy and capacity building. 

Region: London and the southeast
Location: King's Cross, London

Application notes

Interview date: Monday 24 May 2021

Contract type: Permanent

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