Executive Assistant and Project Support
GBP29,715 per annum pro rata 3 days per week, fixed term contract until December 2018 Plan International UK strives to advance children's rights and equality for girls all over the world. Working together with children, young people, our supporters and partners, we strive for a just world, tackling the root causes of the challenges facing girls and all vulnerable children. We have been building powerful partnerships for children for 80 years, and are now active in more than 70 countries. Our Public Engagement department brings together our key public facing teams, i.e. fundraising, communications and advocacy, campaigns and research supported by a business improvement and innovation unit. The department aims to maximise the value and quality of any conversations with the public, including a wide range of stakeholders, to increase Plan International UK's income and influence. The Director of Communications & Campaigns oversees the Communications Unit and the Girls Rights & Youth Team (GRYT), comprising 30 staff covering media, digital, corporate partnership communications, brand & marketing, international and UK campaigning, and youth engagement. We have an opportunity for a driven and organised individual to join the department as Executive Assistant and Project Support. You will provide executive assistance, project management and administrative support to the Director of Communications & Campaigns to help deliver ambitious communications and campaigns work for us to achieve our vision. You will have previously worked in a demanding administration role, providing quality administrative support to a Director or senior team members and supporting high level projects. You will be well organised and able to balance the responsibility of executive assistance to the director, cross-functional project and administrative support and liaison with key stakeholders within and outside the organisation. The deadline for applications is 9:00am on Tuesday 17 April 2018 Interviews will take place on Friday 27 April 2018 Due to the nature of our work with children, we follow rigorous child protection policies and procedures in our recruitment process. As a result, some of our roles are subject to an Enhanced Disclosure by the Disclosure and Barring Service. A criminal record will not necessarily bar you from joining us as an employee or volunteer; this will depend on the circumstances of any offences.