UPDATE 25th November 09:41 - We have been thrilled by the response to our advert and are now no longer accepting applications for the role.
JOB OPPORTUNITY - EVENTS AND DEVELOPMENT ADMINISTRATOR
Are you looking to start a career in events administration? Do you believe in the value of education for all? If so, we'd love to hear from you.
The Manchester Literary and Philosophical Society is looking to recruit a third member of staff to support our plan to grow membership numbers, develop our programme and professionalise the administration of the Society. The Society was established in 1781 with the object of promoting the advancement of education and public interest in any form of literature, science, arts or public affairs and we currently organise a programme of 30 lectures each year by acknowledged experts in a wide range of subjects. This is an exciting time to join our organisation as we work on key projects to increase our profile.
Purpose of role
The Events and Development Administrator will carry out routine, but nonetheless essential administrative tasks which contribute towards the smooth running of the Society. With an overall workload prioritised and managed by the Partnerships and Membership Development Manager, the Events and Development Administrator will also play an important role in flexibly assisting in a friendly manner all staff, officers, Sections and Council in our joint effort towards growth.
Finance and Administration
Assisting the Partnerships and Membership Development Manager and Operations and Volunteers Manager with projects to support our plan for growth
To be successful in this role you will need to:
Have a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office – including Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc.
Be able to communicate confidently and clearly both orally and in writing.
Be able to work as part of a team.
Have an ability to follow instructions and excellent attention to detail.
Display a positive, flexible and helpful attitude to fellow staff, officers, all members and wider partners.
Have a commitment to the beliefs of the Lit and Phil.
For further information about the role please see the job description.
To apply please send a full CV and covering letter to email@example.com saying why you are the right person for the job, paying close attention to the key responsibilities and skills listed in the job description.
Please note that we will be assessing applications as and when they are submitted, so interested candidates should apply as soon as possible.
As we are currently working from home shortlisted candidates will be interviewed online.