Central Operations Intern

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Interviews are Thursday, 9 December!

We are looking for energetic, organised colleagues to co-ordinate our efforts in marketing, staffing and programmes.  The role requires strengths in verbal and written communication, information management and an eye for how to improve complex processes.  This is a fantastic opportunity to join an entrepreneurial and innovative organisation, grow in a dynamic and supportive environment and contribute to an exciting programme for social change.

About the opportunity

The Central Operations Associate will work at the centre of our efforts.  Activities will touch all of our functions, especially our marketing and staffing efforts.  This is a great opportunity to see how a whole business works and drive the organisation’s ability to operate at national scale.

The Central Operation Associate’s primary responsibilities are:

  • Creating and coordinating mass and individualised communications with partners, applicants, participants, parents, and summer staff
  • Managing applications and associated information for prospective participants from first contact through to start date
  • Managing content in central information systems, on The Challenge intranet and on our public website

About you

We are looking for exceptional candidates with the following experience and characteristics:


  • Strong organisation skills and the ability to multi-task
  • Strong written communication skills and fluency with written and spoken English
  • Comfort with standard computer tools like Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Great attention to detail, even when handling large volumes of information
  • Willingness to jump into new things, as well as patience to give full effort to ‘routine’ things
  • Ability to identify and implement real-time improvements to office processes
  • Beneficial:

    • Office work experience
    • Customer service experience
    • Familiarity working with databases and reports
    • Power user’ skills in Microsoft office or Google apps tools

    Further details

    • This is a fixed term (January-August 2011) role based in London, with opportunities to progress into permanent positions.
    • Salary for the role is £1000 per month.

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