Full time, permanent post
Location: Central London
About the Childhood Eye Cancer Trust (CHECT)
CHECT is a small but growing UK-wide charity for families and individuals affected by retinoblastoma. Established for 25 years, the charity provides support and information, funds research and raises public awareness of this rare cancer. We also seek to influence policy to improve diagnosis, treatment and follow up experiences for those affected. Our current streams of work include developing support services for teenagers and young people and raising awareness of this devastating cancer amongst frontline healthcare professionals. To learn more go to www.chect.org.uk
About the role
We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced office manager to join our friendly and professional team of two full-time and four part-time staff. This highly rewarding role will provide you with an excellent opportunity to assist CHECT in further expanding services thus accelerating our strategic aims.
This is a very varied role ranging from general office management and writing thank you letters, to writing articles for our newsletter and organising national events. You will be reporting to the Chief Executive.
As manager of this busy office with operational responsibility for the effectiveness and efficiency of the office you would be a key player in the success of the whole team.
An experienced office manager with exceptional administrative and organisational skills, you will have the ability to manage a large and varied workload and juggle competing priorities.
You will have a friendly and professional manner and will be equally able to both deal with unsolicited sales calls and be supportive to distressed parents. You will also be highly organised and confident in negotiating with other organisations and suppliers.
Your oral, written and digital communication skills will be excellent and you will be competent in using a database to run reports.
For further information about the post please refer to the job description and person specification.
The closing date for applications: 2nd September 2013
Telephone interviews: 4th and 5th September
Final interviews: week commencing 9th September.