International Programme Coordinator

Location
Swindon
Salary
£24,000 to £26,000 per annum pro-rated
Posted
04 Jan 2022
Closes
27 Jan 2022
Ref
2956
Hours
Part Time
Contract Type
Permanent

International Programme Coordinator

The charity is on a global mission to bring the Bible to life for everyone, driven by the conviction that when people engage with the Bible their lives can change, for good.

The international programmes cover a wide range of activities and initiatives, some of them with complex support requirements. We're looking for a highly organised and effective co-ordinator who is fully committed to join the mission.

Position: International Programme Coordinator

Location: Swindon

Hours: Part-time 30 hours

Salary: £24,000 to £26,000 per annum pro-rated

Benefits: Flexible Working, Pension, Employee Assistance Programme, Family Time benefits including TOIL, 25 day’s holiday (plus bank holidays) holiday trading, discounted gym membership, Health Cash Plan or Private Medical, Cycle Scheme, Annual Staff Day, Life Assurance, Tastecard, Loyalty Awards, Staff Events, Free tea and coffee and free car parking

Closing date: 16 January 2022

Interview date: 27 January 2022

The Role

You will co-ordinate the programme, administrative and travel support for the International Mission (IM) team across the full range of work. This includes the International Support Programme (ISP), the International Bible Advocacy Centre (IBAC), Key Funded Bible Societies Programme (KFBS), Open the Book International (OtB) and Real Issues Films (RIF).

About You

As International Programme Co-ordinator, you will be a well organised and a confident team player who takes pride in completing a task well.

You will bring with you:

 

  • Experience as an effective project co-ordinator and event organiser who takes initiative in their responsibilities
  • The ability to organise both simple and complex international trips effectively
  • Experience of working with people from other cultures
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Proven experience of organising, administering and delivering tasks for projects
  • Experience of balancing and prioritising multiple tasks from team members
  • Confidence using SharePoint and with excellent skills in Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel, and an ability to quickly learn new software as required
  • Have (or be willing to obtain) a valid passport to travel overseas – potentially two trips per year
  • Some knowledge and experience of the charity sector or international work would be beneficial

 

If this sounds like you, we’d love to hear from you. Please provide your CV and a 250-word statement that sets out your experience and skills in relation to this role.

In Return…

Commitment

A Christian organisation, who believes you were created with a unique character. You have gifts and abilities that are all your own. So the charity is willing to explore how what you have might fit what is needed.

The checklist

There's no such thing as the perfect candidate. You don't have to tick every box on the job description before you can even think of applying to work for us. If you think you've got most of what we want and you're excited about what the charity is doing, go ahead.

It's personal

You have a life outside work, and the organisation wants you to be able to live it well. So is happy to talk to you about flexible working hours and working from home. People aren't impressed if you respond to emails at midnight.

Learn and grow

When you're trained in a new skill, or learn a different perspective, it benefits you and it benefits us. The charity is committed to making it possible for everyone to flourish and be the best they can be, with a huge variety of learning resources available.

Together and apart

The organisation believes in home working where it's appropriate, and during lockdown made that work really well. But it is important to meet face to face, too, so are committed to making the office an enriching environment, where people are glad to be.

Celebrating difference

Universal acceptance for everyone, everywhere is at the heart of the organisation. Diversity of thought, culture and background, which connects the entire Bible Society family is promoted. As such, the charity is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity and aspires to reflect this in the workforce. Applications from people representing all sections of the community are welcome.

Level ground

Bring your best to the application and selection process. If you need the organisation to make any adjustments for that to happen, let us know and we'll be glad to help.

About the Organisation

The charity’s mission is to offer the Bible to the world. It is a vision of a world where everyone has access to the Bible and can recognise its value for them, their families and communities. Working for a Christian charity, this is a great opportunity to work for an investor in people gold employer who have won awards for their excellence in investing in people. They are committed to the development of all staff and have fantastic charity-sector benefits to help motivate and retain exceptional people.

The charity is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity and aspires to reflect this in its workforce. Applications are welcome from people representing all sections of the community.

You may also have experience in areas such as PA, Personal Assistant, Executive Assistant, EA, Admin, Administrator, Administration, Coordinator, Project Administrator, Project Administration, Project Coordinator, Project Assistant, Programme Administrator, Senior Administrator, Lead Administrator, Project Manager, Events Coordinator, Events Administrator, Events Administration, Events Admin.

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