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Reference: 66471

Date Added: 18 June 2018
Closing Date: 24 July 2018

Job Title: Graduate Level Project Assistant

Working For: National Centre for Universities and Business (NCUB)

Location: London

Salary: £20,000-£25,000

Job Details

Job Purpose

The National Centre is looking for a dynamic, committed and enthusiastic Project Assistant to work across programmes within the projects team. The role will be at the heart of a high paced and dynamic office environment, with a focus on delivering real change in aspects of diversity and leadership. 

You will be providing support to several of NCUB’s Talent projects, with particular ownership over Talent 2030, a project focused on STEM skills and improving the gender balance of the engineering sector. The work will involve running an annual campaign, with elements of project management, research, marketing, communications, event management and admin. This will require strong communication skills for use with a variety of organisations, from schools to universities, large multinational corporations and governmental bodies.

The National Centre is a unique organisation which represents a partnership of universities, businesses and public bodies, working together to boost wellbeing through more effective collaboration between universities and business across the UK. This opportunity will suit applicants with drive and enthusiasm, and a keen interest in the work of Talent 2030 and NCUB.

Main duties and responsibilities
1. To assist with the management of projects as directed by the project manager
2. To liaise, as directed, with external stakeholders on the projects
3. To assist with the creation and distribution of newsletters and promotional material
4. To organise and attend talent project events with corporate sponsors
5. To look after and promote the project website and social media channels
6. To undertake specific research on projects and write briefings and reports
7. To provide administrative support to managers to include minute taking
8. To write or source content for the website around specific areas of interest

Person specification
1. Educated to a degree level
2. Excellent communication skills: written, verbal and interpersonal
3. Ability to present analytical and research material in an articulate way
4. Good administrative and IT skills (MS office is essential)
5. Enthusiasm for the work and willingness to own projects and workload
6. Attention to detail and excellent team player

Closing Date: 24 July 2018

Interview/Start Dates

Please note that we will begin interviewing for this role immediately, not waiting for the closing date.

The position will commence in August, flexible to the successful candidate.

Application Details

Please send a cover letter and CV (no more than 2 pages) to hr@ncub.co.uk.

Please note that if you have not heard from us by 31st July, please consider your application unsuccessful.

Website: http://ncub.co.uk

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