NCS Sales Administrator
Start date: April 2019
The Challenge’s vision is a more integrated society where there is understanding and appreciation of each other’s differences. We design and deliver programmes that bring different people together to develop their confidence and skills in understanding and connecting with others. We believe everyone benefits when people from all walks of life come together to better know, understand and trust each other. This also applies to the people we employ to work with us. As an equal opportunities employer our aim is to have a diverse workforce to reflect the communities we work in.
This is a unique opportunity to join a dynamic, rapidly growing organisation, working with young people and local communities across the country. For more information about what The Challenge does and what its values are, please visit our website.
About the role
The Challenge is looking for Sales Administrators to join a leading youth and integration charity. You will be involved in a fast-paced Sales Team supporting the recruitment of young people on to the National Citizen Service (NCS). NCS is a government backed programme that helps young people (age 15-17) build skills for work, life and transition into adulthood. The role is a permanent, paid position within one of the fastest growing charities in the UK.
- Administrative duties to support sales and sign up processes including data checking, data entry and external communications
- Processing and checking initial applications
- Ad-hoc admin
- Supporting the Accounts team with booking of meetings and events
- Supporting the Sales team preparing materials for events
- Assisting the Sales team with photocopying and printing various documents
- Diary management
Skills and experience
- Experience of working in an administrative position
- Excellent organisational skills and attention to detail
- Strong communication skills
- A strong work ethic, excellent time management skills and motivated to work towards targets
- Able to work collaboratively within a team
- Experience in using computer applications such as Microsoft Office and email
- Interest and enthusiasm in the youth sector
- CRM experience, ideally Salesforce
The Challenge is committed to safeguarding and protecting the young people that we work with. As such, all posts are subject to a safer recruitment process, including the disclosure of criminal records and vetting checks. We ensure that we have a range of policies and procedures in place which promote safeguarding and safer working practice across our programmes.
We expect all staff and post holders to share this commitment to safeguarding by ensuring compliance with our policies and practices.
Only applicants who have the right to work in the UK or have a valid visa or work permit for a minimum of 6 months at the time of application will be considered for this role.
In addition to being part of a fun, dynamic and challenging workforce, we are proud to offer an attractive benefits package including contributory pension, Simplyhealth cash plan, Ride 2 Work, childcare vouchers, season ticket travel card loan etc. to eligible employees.
- Status: This is a fixed term (9-12 month – maternity cover) full time role (35 hours p/w)
- Salary: £17,500 per annum
- To apply: Please apply by sending your CV and cover letter to Lauren.Whetton@the-challenge.org
- Please write NCS Sales Administratorin the subject line of the email
- Interview process: Interviews will take place in March 4th
- No Agencies
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