newAdministrative Assistant

Date Posted: Today
Salary: £18,000 - £19,000 a year

Job Description

Are you a skilled communicator, who is highly organised and wants to make a real difference at one of U.K.'s the largest charities? About the role An opportunity has arisen within the Retail Partnerships Team for an Administrative Assistant to support our highly successful Corporate Partnerships team, working with companies and retailers across the UK. You'll primarily be supporting one of the corporate sectors which is rapidly growing. The role liaises with three key stakeholders; our corporate partners, our stores and our customers. This is a customer service position, with significant time spent on the telephone making collection bookings and confirming collections with our stores. You'll ensure collections are made at convenient times for the customer and carried out in a timely manner. You’ll liaise with our partners, stores and customers to arrange suitable collection times and will be responsible for sending confirmation emails, ensuring collection details are correct and updating relevant data. This role will also involve other adhoc admin duties as required. This is a 12 month fixed term contract. Please note whilst this role will be based at our Claygate Office in Surrey, the BHF will be following a blended approach between home and office working. This will allow us to unlock our best work for our cause, blending the best of home and office working. About you With excellent communication skills, you’ll have previous experience dealing with customers over the phone. You’ll be IT literate and proficient in MS Office and have knowledge and experience using databases. You’ll have experience working with numerous stake holders and will be able to work within a busy team. With strong time management skills, you’ll have the ability to work to tight deadlines. An efficient and motivated team-player, you’ll have a flexible attitude to fast paced needs within the team. This role will suit someone who either has a background working within call centres or in a busy customer service environment. About us

Our people are at the heart of everything we do. By funding research across six decades, we’ve helped keep millions of hearts beating and millions of families together. We’re investing in ground-breaking research that will get us closer than ever to a world free from the fear of heart and circulatory diseases. And if you want to help us get there sooner, you could be the Administrative Assistant we need. Here at the British Heart Foundation we celebrate diversity and make inclusion part of what we do every day. Diversity and Inclusion forms a main pillar in our People Experience Strategy and we drive our strategy through our diversity and inclusion leaders group Kaleidoscope. Our aim is for all of our colleagues and volunteers to bring their true self to work, so we can beat heartbreak for everyone.

We understand that you might need a little help balancing your work and home life. Many of our people work flexibly in many different ways. Please feel free to talk to us about the flexibility you may need; we’re happy to explore what’s possible for you and the role.

Interview process
Please note interviews will be held over Microsoft Teams.
How to apply

To apply for this role please use the apply button below. Our process involves submitting your CV and a supporting statement, which should outline your interest and explain how you meet the role’s criteria.

Early application is encouraged as we will review applications throughout the advertising period and reserve the right to close the advert early.

Should you need any adjustments to the recruitment process, at either application or interview, please contact us.

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