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Operations and admin assistant

Job Type: Part-time, up to 24 hours a week
Location: London preferred, although the position will be based from home for the rest of the year
Salary: up to £24,000 pro rata

The job

The Bureau of Investigative Journalism is looking to hire an operations and admin assistant.

This is a new role due to the growth of the organisation. You will be working closely with our Head of Operations, providing administrative support for HR functions, accounts, supporting the smooth running of the Bureau office and assisting the team with general and ad hoc operational and administrative tasks.

This is an entry level position and we are looking for a candidate who is keen to join an innovative and fast growing organisation that is focused on impact and change in society.

The role is for up to 24 hours a week.

About the Bureau

This is an exciting time to join the largest not-for-profit news organisation in the UK at a crucial point in the organisation’s growth and development. The Bureau of Investigative Journalism is a not-for-profit newsroom that focuses on in-depth, deep reporting that digs into important public interest issues. You can read more about us here.

The Bureau recognises the importance of helping its employees balance their work and home life by offering flexible working arrangements.

The Bureau is committed to being an equal opportunity employer. We strive to create a diverse, inclusive and adaptable environment where people are encouraged and supported to do their best work. We welcome applications from those belonging to groups traditionally under-represented in the media.

Experience and skills

  • Well-organised
  • Thorough and pay close attention to detail
  • Proficient in use of excel software
  • Discreet and honest
  • Comfortable working independently and efficiently to deadlines
  • Some previous experience in an office/admin environment
  • Good communication skills, both verbal & written

Please do not be put off if you feel you do not meet every point.

If you’d like to have an informal chat with someone at the organisation ahead of applying, get in touch with Juliet, [email protected]

We are looking for somebody who can ideally start in October 2020.

To apply:

Applications close August 16

Please provide your CV and a covering letter explaining why you would like to join the Bureau to [email protected].

Please also fill out our Equality Monitoring Form here, which is anonymous, so we can continue to improve our recruitment and application process.