WE are hiring.

Post of: Administrator and Communications Manager

We are seeking a passionate and committed individual who is dedicated to ensuring the smooth operation of our charity’s administrative functions. The ideal candidate will possess a keen eye for detail, exceptional organisational skills, and a proactive approach to problem-solving. As the Administration and Communications Manager, you will be responsible for providing streamlined and impactful administrative support to GRIT, ensuring our daily operations run seamlessly.

Length of post: Ongoing.

Responsible to: GRIT Chief Executive Officer.

Place of work: Hybrid – Homebased with team meetings at GRIT’s HQ, Hitchin Youth Trust, Hitchin.

Job Type: Self-employed. Responsible for managing own business affairs, including taxation.

Salary: £15 per hour.

Expected hours: Up to 15 hours per week, additional hours may be available subject to funding.

Schedule: Flexible, although the hours would ideally be spread across 3 – 5 days. Availability required during term time and holidays. One evening (for up to 2 hours) per quarter would be required to attend the Trustee meeting.

Purpose of the post: To manage the charity’s administration and be responsible for the provision of efficient and effective administrative support to GRIT. To ensure the successful running of the charity’s administration and daily business. To support the charity in the administration of its fundraising, HR, governance, finance and marketing functions.

About the Charity: Growing Resilience in Teens (GRIT) is a Hitchin based charity supporting the mental health of young people ages 11 – 24 in North Hertfordshire. Our service uses an embodied coaching approach which combines non-contact boxing, boxing metaphor and coaching concepts to support young people to become the person they want to be.

• You will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively interact with a diverse range of stakeholders, including staff, volunteers, donors, and external partners and beneficiaries.

• You need to be organised, able to work well with others in a small team and committed to the support of young people’s mental health and GRIT’s values.

• You have strong organisational and time management skills, with the ability to manage and prioritise effectively.

Closing date for applications: Friday 28th June 2024


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