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Education Team Assistant - 12 month FTC

  • London
  • Posted: 28/05/2019
  • Contract
  • Job Ref: 176102358

Job Details

Education Team Assistant required by a leading UK wide membership body who have headquarters in the City of London. The Education Team Assistant will operate as part of the team responsible for education initiatives and policies and focus on the organisation's study route and promoting a career within their specific field of work. The organisation work in close partnership with universities to accredit professional qualifications and to support their members.

This is a 12 month fixed term contract role, working full time hours, salary will be £24,000 pro rata plus excellent benefits. This role is based in the heart of the City of London.

Core duties of the Education Team Assistant include:

" Provide helpful, encouraging and professional written and verbal advice to young people, students and others interested in the qualification as a career. This includes promoting pathways into the profession including accredited degrees and apprenticeships.
" Support the implementation and administration of careers strategies including the organisational initiatives and outreach programmes. This includes coordinating a range of materials, ensuring stock levels are accurate and materials are sent out to schools, universities and volunteers on time.
" Assist with the design and development of interactive educational materials and other resources including lesson plans and advice for primary and secondary school teachers and Ambassadors.
" Support the coordination of talks to young people and university students with volunteers and the network groups.
" Arrange attendance at careers fairs, school visits and other events, by liaising with various regions and nations, and also represent the organisation on occasion.
" Maintain and update volunteer registers or other project spreadsheets, producing mailing lists and reports from a database system, and undertaking analysis of student data and career information, as required.
" Support the management and maintenance of relationships with industry partners, careers advisory services, school, colleges and universities.
" Operate to a high standard of customer care, responding to written and telephone enquiries; managing inboxes; giving introductory advice on careers and education matters.
" Undertake administrative duties for example coordinating agendas and papers for committee meetings, taking minutes, processing invoices and expenses, incoming and outgoing post, updating the website, arranging and booking travel and accommodation when appropriate.
" Provide occasional cover on Reception when necessary.

Essential requirements of the Education Team Assistant:

" Experience of working flexibly in a busy paced office team.
" Experience of organising and prioritising work effectively.
" A strong customer focus and excellent customer service skills.
" The ability to communicate with young people, students, members and stakeholders in a positive and professional manner.
" Excellent written communication skills and ability to adapt style to suit different audiences.
" Excellent IT skills including Microsoft Office products.

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