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Reference: 61215

Date Added: 19 June 2017
Closing Date: 3 July 2017

Job Title: Executive Assistant

Working For: Dignity in Dying

Location: London

Salary: £25,081 - £30,307

Job Details

Do you want to help empower people to have a full range of choices available to them at the end of life? Do you want to work closely with the Chief Executive driving forward one of the most high-profile campaigns in the UK? If yes, we want you to join the teams at Compassion in Dying and Dignity in Dying.

We are seeking a dynamic individual with strong administrative skills who would enjoy contributing to a high-profile campaign and rapidly-growing charity to join the teams at Compassion in Dying and Dignity in Dying. The role would be ideal for someone seeking to become more actively involved in the not-for-profit sector, while gaining a greater understanding of how organisations work at board and staff levels.

You will have a unique opportunity to gain a holistic overview of leading a company and a charity; a comprehensive introduction to human resources; and a close-up of the working life of a Chief Executive with insight into managing and motivating teams, fundraising, and leading one of the highest profile campaigns in the UK today.

Purpose of the Role

• To provide high level administrative and project management and research support to the Chief Executive and work closely with the senior management team to support the execution of the organisations’ strategy.
• Work alongside the Chief Executive to provide proactive governance and secretarial support to Dignity in Dying and Compassion in Dying’s Boards of Directors and Trustees.
• To play an active role in the development and maintenance of efficient and effective administrative and human resource systems in the office.
• To maintain confidentiality, use discretion and sound judgement in undertaking all areas of responsibilities.

Benefits
• 30 days paid annual leave per year
• Scope to take ownership over a diverse range of projects in collaboration with a talented and passionate team
• Opportunities to build skills on human resources, campaigning, fundraising and project management
• Receive mentorship from the Chief Executive and help lead a high-profile progressive cause

For information on Compassion in Dying please visit: www.compassionindying.org.uk.

Closing Date: 3 July 2017

Interview/Start Dates

Application Deadline: 10am.
Interview date: 13th July 2017 (TBC).

Application Details

The application pack is available at https://www.dignityindying.org.uk/work-for-us/.
To apply please send a recent CV, a covering letter (no more than 2 sides of A4) and a completed equal opportunities monitoring form to the following email address recruitment@dignityindying.org.uk.

Website: http://www.dignityindying.org.uk

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