Up to £28,000

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We are seeking to recruit a talented Project Assistant to join our Social Innovation Team at Design Council. Given the promotion of the current postholder we require someone new to join us and provide technical support across our range of nationally recognised projects. Focused mainly on Social Innovation projects, you will on occasion be asked to support our Place projects as well.

The role reports into one of our Lead Programme Managers, but works across the team.

The successful candidate will be educated to degree level (or have equivalent experience), and will have proven (and excellent) experience of:

  • Providing project management support to large, complex projects
  • Providing commercial project management support and administration
  • Working with project, client relationship and content management systems
  • Managing financial information and monitoring budgets
  • Event management/coordination

You will also have senior administration experience (e.g. document control, minute taking etc) and outstanding written and verbal communications skills. Advanced Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint skills are also essential.

We are currently working from home following COVID restrictions. We are developing our approach to a hybrid model of working, with 2-3 days per week at our office in Old Street and up to 2 days working from home.

To find out more about this role please download the application pack.