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Regional Support Assistant, BBC Children in Need (Norwich)

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

BBC Children in Need is the BBC’s largest UK Charity. As a Regional Support Assistant, you will provide strong administrative support within the team based in London.

BBC Children in Need’s vision is that every child in the UK has a safe, happy and secure childhood and the chance to reach their potential. The Charity funds 2,500 projects across the UK working with disadvantaged children and young people. We need to appoint a Regional Support Assistant based in Norwich to provide administrative support in the regional grant-making and grant management process.

This is an 8 month FTC / Maternity Cover, part-time, 3 days per week.

Grade 5 - proposed Band B.

Role Responsibility

This is an exciting and varied role that will give you exposure to a number of projects and stakeholders across Children in Need. You will help to ensure that the work of the team is carried out efficiently and effectively.

Responsibilities include:

•Team coordination and administration - coordinate the smooth running of grant committee meetings, ensuring that relevant paperwork is produced and that accurate records of meetings and grant recommendations are kept, and co-ordinate work with our freelance assessors and the Regional Advisory Committee.
•Grant-making - advise on enquiries from grant applicants and recipients and provide appropriate feedback to unsuccessful applicants.
•Grant management - ensuring that grants are reported on in a timely manner, and supporting grant administration in the team e.g. entering, extracting and maintaining data on the grants database.
•External relationships - participate in building relationships in the sector and attend meetings and other occasions on behalf of the charity.

The Ideal Candidate

To be successful in this role, it is essential that you possess demonstrable experience of administrative or secretarial office-based work, have experience of prioritising a busy and diverse workload, and of effectively communicating with a wide range of people.

It is desirable that you have paid or unpaid experience of working in the charitable, grant making and/or children and young people sectors.
When applying for this role, please ensure you clearly outline any relevant experience of:

•Working in an office based team support role.
•Working within the charitable, grant making and/or children and young people sectors.  This should include paid or unpaid experience.

Package Description

Grade 5 - proposed Band B

About the Company

We don’t focus simply on what we do – we also care how we do it. Our values and the way we behave are important to us. Please make sure you’ve read about our values and behaviours in the document attached below. You’ll be asked questions relating to them as part of your application for this role.

The BBC is committed to building a culturally diverse workforce and therefore strongly encourages applications from under-represented groups.  We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from individuals, regardless of their background.

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