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BUSINESS AND MEMBERSHIP DEVELOPMENT, 3 DAY A WEEK CONTRACT
High Profile, fascinating Current Affairs Membership Body needs enthusiastic, business savvy Business Development Team Member for Maternity Cover contract. You could have a track record in Membership Development or Charity Fundraising, or your experience could be from the Commercial World. Our client has a very strong reputation and links across the sectors. You will be conversant in Corporate and Business language, have a demonstrated interest in Current Affairs and Politics and have the personal qualities to be an ambassador for the organisation and see the results of your efforts. This is a 3 day per week Maternity Cover role for up to 1 year, to start in February 2014. You may be studying part time or looking to get back into the Business World, having taken some time out.
ACCOUNTS ASSISTANT – 28 HOUR WEEK MATERNITY COVER
Our client, a Professional Institute located in the heart of London, is looking for an experience Accounts Assistant.
You must have knowledge of:
- Accounts Payable
- Book keeping
This role includes administration as well as maintaining HR records, fielding enquires and preparing the daily banking. This long established company has numerous benefits including 25 days holidays, private health care, pension and lunches included. If you are reliable, accurate and capable please apply today!
EDUCATION ADMINISTRATORS – LEADING MEMBERSHIP BODY
Leading established membership body based in the City are looking for 2 administrators to join their Education Team.
You would be doing a varied role, dealing with administration for the courses, liaising with students about their enquiries, processing enrolments and exemptions, managing the student online forum and administrating the bursary scheme.
You will need a minimum of a year’s administration experience gained within an educational setting, together with strong IT skills and excellent written and verbal communication skills. You will also be accurate with first class attention to detail and be happy working in a small team.
There are 2 vacancies 1 permanent and one maternity cover contract.
DISTRIBUTION AND PRODUCTION CONTROLLER – ART CATALOGUES
High end Art Catalogue Publisher based in the West End are looking for a new member of staff to manage the distribution and production process of their catalogues.
You would be managing client data using databases, completing print purchase orders, compiling data on subscribers and sending the final print orders to the external mailing/distribution house.
You will also be getting involved with the project management of the production of the catalogues themselves by way of working with the printers to create estimates and schedules, trafficking materials to the printers, liaising closely with the design and photography staff.
You will need 2 years’ experience working in project management in publishing production or distribution. You will be Mac/PC literate with excellent skills in Excel, MS Office and ideally Filemaker. Knowledge of digital publishing, e-communications and print is useful.
SENIOR COMMITTEE OFFICER
Career opportunity for a highly experienced Committee Officer to join high profile public sector organisation in their Central London offices and take full responsibility for the administration and organising of the Governing Council Board meeting plus various Committees.
• In this role you’ll be very hands on preparing minutes, agendas and ensuring all Papers and Reports for meetings are ready on time for approval and distribution.
• You’ll attend meetings, and must be very experienced in minute taking so that you can prepare appropriate records of the meeting, the key discussion points and the follow up actions
• Liaise with the Chair and other Board Level executives to brief them on all aspects of committee procedure, and advise on relevant issues for forthcoming meetings
• Report Writing: you’ll be used to preparing your own reports where necessary so you can advise clearly and concisely on various topics
• Be happy with a hands on role: for example you’ll act as your own Admin Assistant, printing out and collating up committee papers, distributing them and do all the back up tasks.
• Look after associated duties such as travel expenses, hospitality etc.
Of course diplomacy, tact and confidentiality are most important, as is the ability to prioritise and ensure everything is arranged well ahead of time.
• Must be from a role where Committee and formal meetings procedures have been a key responsibility
• Probably Public Sector/Non Profit eg Civil Service, Local Government, Industry or Professional Body
SENIOR PA TO PRESIDENT
We are currently recruiting for a prestigious senior level PA role working for a professional membership body based in Moorgate. It’s a senior level role working for the “Office Holders” of the organisation who work for the organisation on a voluntary basis and require full PA support to carry out their duties. In addition you will support a full time Director.
You would be managing diaries, arranging meetings, dinners and lunches, dealing with international travel arrangements and managing office correspondence and documentation.
You will be an experienced senior level PA who has worked at Board level and is able to manage a busy workload using your excellent organisational and interpersonal skills
Apply now for interviews after Christmas.
EVENTS ORGANISER WITH B2B EXPERIENCE
£25,000 - £27,000
A Central London Membership Body with a great working environment are looking for you to join their team as an Events Organiser. Your duties will include:
• Managing & supporting the Event Manager with the administration of a range of events, conferences, dinners, seminars & workshops
• Logistical support and attending some of their events
Our client is looking for you to have a B2B background which could also be in a Trade Association or a Membership Body. Additionally if you have experience in the financial sector and social media experience it would be an advantage.
Company benefits include:
• 25 days holiday + 1 at Christmas
• Health care scheme
• Up to a 10% pension
• Season Ticket Loan
• Discretionary Bonus
PA/OFFICE MANAGER TO CEO - NEW & EXCITING START UP COMPANY!
£27,000 - £35,000
An exciting time for you to join and help establish a new and successful start up company that has already secured a very well established and well known firm in the UK. This role will involve:
You will be energetic, outgoing, courteous and have strong written and verbal skills. You will have a PA/Office Management background.
- Office set up including liaising with decorators, sourcing furniture, phones, Internet etc
- Processing expenses
- Diary management
- Organising travel including hotels & cars
PA TO CHAIRMAN WITH ENGLISH DEGREE
Established Business Publishing company in Central London are looking for an experienced PA with a minimum of 5 years solid PA experience and a degree in English to work at senior level for their Chairman.
You would be providing the full range of PA support including personal work for him and his family so will need to be helpful, professional and have excellent communication and written skills.
This is a great opportunity to move into an interesting area and work at the top level.
ARCHITECTS MARKETING WITH INDESIGN
Successful City based Architects needs creative, hands-on Marketing Coordinator -
Indesign essential, as is competent MS office. If you are a highly motivated, creative, hands on Marketing Professional this could be the opportunity for you! Internationally renowned City Architects
are looking for an InDesign whizz to play a key role in their Marketing team. You will have a great
eye for design and detail and work with the Marketing Manager, Assistant, PR Manager
and a Team leader. If have made your mark already within Architects, Engineering, Real Estate
or the Creative World that would be a plus. (2 years Marketing experience needed). This role is
centred around the creating of Bids and tenders to win business for the company so it is pivotal to
their success. Email your CV to be considered.
HR BUSINESS PARTNER, MANAGEMENT EXPERIENCE
Exciting opportunity for fully CIPD qualified HR Professional to join busy, proactive
HR team for highly successful Health Regulator. This role is a Maternity Cover contract
of up to 12 months and will call upon you to use the full range of your generalist
knowledge, advisory experience and line management background. Reporting to the HR
Director, you will be the second in command in HR, and oversee the work of several
Officers, Advisers and Administrators. Advise Managers on policies and procedures
plus play a key role in a major project to review all the operational processes.
You will do this with a hands-on approach and not be above taking on projects and
running with them when needed. You will have an understanding of the key issues
relevant to a Regulatory Body which is strongly accountable to the Public. In this
respect you could have gained your experience in any of the Public Sector, Charitable
Sector or the Membership World. You may also have gained Commercial experience but
you will need to demonstrate an understanding of the non-commercial world. This is a
lovely organisation with a very positive reputation.
JUNIOR RECEPTIONIST/OFFICE CLERK
Junior Receptionist Administrator needed for well established family run Engineering Co in the West End. In this role you will work in a team of two, reporting the Office Manager. This would suit you if you have are well presented and confident over the phone.
You may have gained some Customer Service experience or Office based work experience and are looking for your first solid career step. This company has a reputation for training and developing its staff so you will learn a lot about office procedures and business processes.
Covent Garden Bureau specialises in placing high calibre candidates in roles with high
calibre Central London companies. Our client base is broad ranging meaning that, at any
one time, we could be recruiting for an Art Dealers to a Professional Institute; an Oil
Company to a Regulatory Body. If you have a proven Track record in organising and
Admin-Heavy roles and are looking for your next career step, we would be very pleased
to talk to you about how we may be able to help you. You will be confident in MS Office
and have competent and accurate keyboard skills. You will also have experience working with
figures in a fast paced business environment. You will also be a methodical team player with an excellent eye for detail and the ability to multi-task. Send us your CV with a cover letter.
START A NEW CAREER IN RECRUITMENT
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.