Published on October 14, 2016

We are recruiting for a new Team Coordinator

By Stephanie Gamauf

Stephanie is Project Officer at Involve and provides operational and project support to the team. She is passionate about supporting inclusive decision-making and identifying ways of strengthening active citizenship.

Vacancy: Team Coordinator

Pay: £20,000

Hours: Full time – 35 hours a week 

Start Date: As soon as possible

Location: London

This is a temporary position for six months, extension dependent on delivery and fundraising.

 

Do you care about democracy?

We are looking to recruit a Team Coordinator to support our small team. The successful candidate will have excellent organisational and administrative skills, strong problem solving abilities and a passionate interest in the future space for democratic practices. You will help us to ensure that our office and organisation are well managed, by making sure our systems and processes run smoothly and providing administrative support to the team. You will also have the opportunity to get involved in supporting our projects and the wider work of the team.

The post is ideal for those seeking a career development role and to build their experience of working in the charity and think tank sector. Previous post-holders have used this role as a springboard for successful careers in a range of organisations in think tanks, charities, government, funding bodies and the third sector.

The appointment will initially be for 6 months, with the possibility of extension. The starting salary will be £20,000. The job is full time (35 hours a week) and will be based in our London office at 33 Corsham Street, London N1 6DR.

Involve is an equal opportunities employer and, true to our mission, we take inclusion in the workplace seriously.  We provide a comprehensive benefits package for staff, full details can be found in the job description.

 

Making an Application

Candidates must submit a CV and a completed application form.

 

  1. The CV should be no more than two sides of A4. The CV should include:
  • A full education history from GCSE (equivalent) onwards including dates
  • A full employment history, stating whether employment has been paid or voluntary
  • An indication of interests and activities outside education and work
  • Two referees with contact details.
  1. The Application Form  and the Job Description can be downloaded here.

 

We appreciate it when candidates merge their CVs and application forms into a single file document.

 

Candidates invited to interview will use their CV and the application form to demonstrate their ability to perform the role, using examples from their career and volunteering experience to-date. Candidates are unlikely to be invited to interview if they: state they meet the criteria without providing supporting examples and evidence; or ignore the application instructions above.  This post is only open to applicants who have the right to work in the UK.

 

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

 

Please send applications to jobs@involve.org.uk
Application deadline: Mid-day Friday 4th November 2016.

 

Shortlisted candidates will be notified no later than Tuesday 8th November 2016. Interviews will be held on Friday 11th November 2016. It is likely that the interview will involve a short written test followed by a face-to-face interview.

 

This appointment is initially for 6 months, with the possibility of extension.

 

Due to the high volume of applications expected, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. If you have not heard from us by close of play on 8th November, then you can assume that your application has not been successful. We are sorry to say that we are not able to give feedback to unsuccessful applicants.
If you have any questions, please contact us at jobs@involve.org.uk

 

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