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Reference: 65789

Date Added: 1 May 2018
Closing Date: 31 May 2018

Job Title: Project Officer

Working For: JAN Trust

Location: London

Salary: £20,000 - £23,000 (pro rated dependant on experience)

Job Details

Part time 3 days a week. Flexibility is required as individual may be required to work extra days’ dependent on organisation need.

About Us:
JAN Trust is a multi-award winning NGO. Its aim is to empower, educate and empower disadvantaged women. We are at the forefront of this work and are making a real difference to society working to prevent and tackle a range of societal issues.

Purpose of the Role:
You will be responsible for the coordination and organisation of JAN Trust’s projects, services and activities.
This is a broad role and would suit an all-rounder.

Main responsibilities:

High-level support on various projects including things like overseeing design and production of materials, updating websites etc.
• Assisting the Director and Head of Operations
• Monitoring parliamentary activity
• Advertising opportunities to work with a variety of stakeholders including schools
• To develop and manage effective relationships with external agencies
• To provide talks/presentations and lead discussions on issues such as extremism and forced marriages
• Developing and delivering presentations to a range of audiences
• Managing social media and increasing our online presence through blogs, online articles etc (writing and uploading these)
• Liaising face to face with users and assisting them with any issues they may have
• Keep up to date with developments and legislation around the key issues such as forced marriages, violence against women, hate crime, Islamophobia, extremism etc
• Researching sensitive issues such as forced marriages, domestic violence, extremism. Assisting with projects/services on these issues.
• Organising and attending events including liaising with the community, users, politicians, governmental representatives and local authorities
• Assist in fundraising as well as with applications
• Marketing and promoting the organisation both online and at face to face meetings
• Getting involved with press and releases
• Writing articles
• Travel in the UK (paid for) and must be comfortable with this
• Supervise and capacity build volunteers and interns
• Updating websites
• Flexibility to work late or extra days in the week if required

 This is a challenging role and is best suited to someone willing to take on a challenge and the role.

Closing Date: 31 May 2018

Interview/Start Dates

Applications to be considered on a rolling basis and hence early application is advised.

Application Details

Send your CV and covering letter to info@jantrust.org with a reference of PO-W4MP-April2018

Your covering letter must state:

1. Why you are applying to JAN Trust
2. What you can bring to JAN Trust
3. What are the barriers/challenges facing BAME and Muslim women in the UK 
4. Why you should be considered for the role

Website: http://www.jantrust.org

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