Jobs

THIS IS A SELECTION OF JOBS – PERMANENT AND TEMPORARY – AVAILABLE THROUGH COVENT GARDEN

To apply for a specific job please click on cv@coventgardenbureau.co.uk and enter the Job Title in the Subject line.

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We would also be pleased to hear from you if you are looking for a position that’s similar to the ones included below, as we always have new vacancies being registered with us, and only some of our openings are featured on this page.
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PART TIME MEMBERSHIP ADMINISTRATOR – 3 DAYS PER WEEK
£20-24,000 PRO RATA


Small interesting Association based near London Bridge are looking for an experienced Administrator to work part time within Membership Administration.

The role will involve maintaining membership records, creating new records, assisting colleagues with analysis of data, generating reports, helping with booking of events, attending events on occasion to promote the Association and assisting with their move to a new CRM Membership System.
You will need:
 

  1. Solid administration experience
  2. Accurate keyboard skills
  3. Strong communication skills
  4. Experience using a CRM database or similar
  5. A genuine reason for wanting to work part time on a permanent basis

You must be available for an immediate start in December in order to complete a 2 week handover period.

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PROJECT COORDINATOR – contract until March 2016
£21,500 - £22,500
An exciting opportunity to join a Membership organisation due to the expansion of one of their projects. This network focuses on providing early career mentoring, teaching support and pupil support.  This is a contract until March 2016 and duties will include the following:
 

  • preparing summary reports on teacher activity
  • maintaining and updating the database
  • processing monthly expense forms
  • arranging project meetings
  • supporting the delivery of events as well as attending them
  • please note that this role will require you to travel up to 15 days with 9 overnight stays

You must have a science background i.e. Science Degree or admin experience within a Science related field. Additionally you will have strong admin and analytical skills with excellent grammar.

Benefits include 25 days holiday, health scheme, pension, life assurance and subsidised lunch

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Head of HR & Training- Firm of Architects with c.100 staff
£45,000-£50,000
 
An exciting opportunity to join a leading and reputable firm of architects of circa 100 staff. As the Head of HR you will manage and develop the current HR & training team and define and deliver  the HR strategy. You will support the development and delivery of the annual training strategy and oversee the training and professional development budget to ensure they are delivering value for the practice.
 
You will need to:

  • Be CIPD Qualified
  • Have extensive proven experience of managing a HR team
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Solid experience of managing a training function in professional services or a creative services business

This position offers the opportunity to work in a well-establish, fast paced and growing firm so if you are interested please send us your CV today!
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FACILITIES ASSISTANT – OPPORTUNITY FOR A SCHOOL OR COLLEGE LEAVER
£17-18,000


Leading engineering firm in the West End off Oxford Street are looking for a new Facilities Assistant to join their Team.
You would be doing a mixed role involving dealing with stationery and post, preparing meeting rooms and doing health and safety checks as well as getting involved with hands –on maintenance tasks such as changing lamps/fuses, checking fire doors and assisting with minor painting, plumbing and carpentry tasks.
You will be a bright, keen and hardworking 2nd jobber or school/college leaver who is keen to build a career in Facilities.  You must be happy to muck in with a very broad range of maintenance and desk based tasks.
Immediate interviews
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MARKETING EXECUTIVE
£25,000 - £30,000 + Great Benefits!


A great opportunity to work for an Oil firm in Central London offering excellent benefits, free lunch/breakfast with great company social events. This is a new and exciting role focusing on 3 key elements: social media, rebranding & writing press releases. Additionally this role will involve some travel for their events/conferences approximately 3-5 times per year including New York, Chile, Singapore & Miami. You will be responsible for overseeing the event, setting up the stand and producing the marketing material needed.

You will have:
• 3-4 years Marketing experience including social media, writing press releases and rebranding
• Degree educated (desirable)
• A commercial background
• Experience within advertising or shipping is a strong bonus

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PRINT POST ROOM ASSISTANT REQUIRED
£19,500

 
A great opportunity to work for a well-established Barristers Chambers. You will support the Post Room Officer in taking responsibility for all copying and print tasks. Duties will include:
-Ensuring all copying tasks, filing & photocopying is taken care of
-Ensuring all stock of stationery & printed items is monitored
-Undertaking court runs
-Dealing with incoming and outgoing post
-Maintaining a daily log of all mail deliveries

Hours are on a shift rota basis between 8am and 7pm.

You will need a minimum of 6 months experience in post or print room together with excellent attention to detail and a hardworking professional attitude.

If you fit this criteria & are interested in applying send us your CV today!

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OPERATIONS MANAGER – CENTRAL LONDON THINK TANK
c.£40,000


Prestigious Think Tank in Central London are looking for an experienced Operations Manager to manage core operations and finance across the organisation.
You would be overseeing the organisation’s financial and operations systems, legal and institutional affairs and the grant management process across all programme areas. 
You will need:

  • Management experience from the private or public sector
  • A proven track record in financial and people management
  • Ideally familiarity with Quickbooks
  • Experience with grants management
  • Familiarity with legal requirements for the UK charity sector
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • To be highly organised and detail orientated

The position offers the opportunity to work in a  small, fast paced and growing organisation.

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TEMP TO PERM PA TO EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
to £32,000 plus 30 days holiday plus Christmas closure

Great chance to make this role your own – working on a temp to perm basis, this approachable Executive Director of a leading Public Sector Body needs a safe pair of hands to:
• organise his day to day diary, meetings and events
• draft correspondence and minute meetings
You will have a solid work track record (several years minimum), including:
• minute taking
• the ability to organise events
• previous 1:1 Senior Level PA support
• first class MS Office skills
• excellent written skills
This temp to perm role is to start around 10th November and will be temp for 3-6 months initially. Lovely offices, very friendly people and great benefits!


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RECEPTIONIST FOR WEST END ENGINEERS
£20-22,000


An exciting opportunity to join the Front of House team for this leading firm of Engineers in the heart of the West End.  
You would be working in a team of 4 providing cover for two main Reception desks. Duties would include meeting and greeting visitors, ordering taxis and couriers, booking out meeting rooms, dealing with post and keeping the reception area in good order.
You will need the following
 

  • Some solid Reception/customer services experience
  • Cheerful, friendly manner, able to provide a warm welcome to visitors
  • Hardworking, keen attitude
  • Professional telephone manner
  • Good MS Office skills

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PRODUCER WITH DTP SKILLS
£28,600


An exciting opportunity has arisen for a permanent role within the Pre-Production team, to work closely with designers and editors in order to deliver a very busy publishing programme, and ensure that books are produced on schedule and within budget.

Additional responsibilities will be to ensure that files are supplied to external parties and to archive with the correct specifications, to advise on the most appropriate prepress workflows, and to liaise with production on schedules. The successful candidate will liaise with internal departments, as well as with external packagers, freelancers and repro houses on a wide variety of frontlist and revised titles, advising on templates, preflighting files to check print integrity and troubleshooting file set-up issues.
 
The successful candidate will be highly motivated, able to work independently and within a team, passionate about books, and able to manage tight schedules within a very busy department.
 
Key skills required:                                          
 
•                      DTP background (Essential) within a Book Publishers
•                      InDesign CS6 (Essential)
•                      Working with templates and style sheets
•                      Acrobat Professional (Essential)
•                      Good understanding of Print Processes
•                      Excellent communication skills
•                      A sharp eye for details effective team player.
•                      Excellent file management

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DISCIPLINARY COMMITTEES SECRETARY
£38,426


Leading Membership Body in the financial sector are looking for a new member of their Adjudication Team to assist with supporting disciplinary hearings and make sure that they are run efficiently and transparently in accordance with their regulations.
You would be providing admin support on practice and procedural matters to the disciplinary panels, providing secretarial support to the Committees and working on related projects.
You will have :
 

  • Experience in a regulatory environment
  • Experience of investigation and prosecution of professional disciplinary cases
  • Project and committee management skills
  • Strong IT skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

This is a permanent London based role but occasional travel to Edinburgh/Oxford will be required.

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PART TIME ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLE ASSISTANT – MATERNITY COVER
£20,000 FOR 7 DAYS PER FORTNIGHT (£28,500 PRO RATA
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City based Membership Body near St Pauls are looking for an Accounts Receiving Assistant to join the Finance Team to cover a period of Maternity Leave.
The role would involve taking overall responsibility for credit control, contacting members for payment of membership fees.  You will be dealing with daily collation, preparation and banking of all receipts, maintaining the spreadsheet of all outstanding invoices and recording any correspondence and conversations with the debtor.
You will have general accounting skills together with excellent MS Office skills and experience of using an Accounting package for debtors.
You will also have significant credit control experience and excellent communication skills.
This is a part time role working 7 days in every fortnight for a period of maternity leave cover.  You will need to be looking for part time work only (not full time) and be available to start in November.

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MARKETING ASSISTANT – 12 MONTH CONTRACT
To £25,000

 
High profile membership body based in Central London are looking for a new member of their Marketing Team to supporting them during a busy period and assist with launching new products.
Reporting to the Sales and Marketing Manager, you would be implementing marketing plans including email marketing and direct mail, planning timetables, producing newsletters and bulletins, analysing campaign results and statistics and preparing promotional materials for events and exhibitions. 
You will be a bright, focussed individual with a  passion for marketing, keen to develop your career.  You will need some solid experience in a marketing environment with knowledge of various marketing channels together with excellent written English and confident communication skills.
You will also have excellent Powerpoint skills and be a fast learn who is proactive and self-motivated


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EXPERIENCED PA TEMPS NEEDED
£12-15 PER HOUR
 
Exciting opportunities in exciting central London companies available for confident and experienced Personal Assistants/Secretaries.
We recruit for a broad range of clients, including well-known organisations in Public Sector, Membership, Arts, Charity and Legal fields. We are looking for candidates with:

• At least two years’ relevant experience
• Excellent diary management skills
• Proficiency with the MS Office Suite
• Confidence making travel arrangements and setting up meetings

If you have the right skills and are looking for the flexibility of temp and contract work then we would love to hear from you, send us your CV today!
 
 
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START A NEW CAREER IN RECRUITMENT
£28,000-£32,000


Opportunity for proactive, business minded mature person (with at least 5 years work
experience since College) to start a new career in the world of Office Staff Recruitment.
As a Recruitment Consultant you'll:
-Interview candidates for Temporary and Permanent Business Support roles
-Liaise with Clients - and bring the two sides together
-Build and develop successful relationships using your initiative to the full
-Run your own day in a busy team environment
-What are you doing now?
Successful people have joined us from careers in
-The Office World - you're an EA, Senior PA, or Office Manager
-Retail or Hospitality Management - with plenty of people responsibility
-Graduate or Professional Trainee Schemes - now you want something more creative
-HR or Administration - you've done some interviewing and recruitment
-Events and Media - you're used to results and deadlines
-Sales and Marketing - you're ready to use these skills more subtlely
Our career package includes a good starting salary, both team and individual bonuses, and ongoing training which harnesses your transferable skills.
If you'd like to be considered for a career in Office Staff Recruitment with Covent Garden,
one of London's longest established agencies, please let us have your CV, together with
covering letter indicating why a move into Recruitment would appeal.
 
 



 
  





 
 
 

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