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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TELEPHONE CUSTOMER SERVICES & COMPLAINT HANDLING, 6 MTH FTC
£21,000 pro-rata

Go ahead and friendly industry regulator is expanding its Consumer Contact Centre. Working in this 6 month contract (which has the possibility to be extended), you will be a key player in a busy team, taking responsibility for consumer calls and queries. You will have an Inbound Contact Centre background, plus have experience of dealing with complaints from Consumers. You will have a good grasp of Administrative processes. Sectors you may have worked in could include other industry regulators, consumer focused organisations, housing associations or the commercial world including telecommunications. Hours are 9:30-5:00 with a 30 minute lunch break and benefits include 25 days holiday, free fruit and a sociable working team.
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PRESS OFFICERS WITH AN INTEREST IN CURRENT AFFAIRS
£30,234


Exciting opportunity to join leading regulator within their Press and PR Team. There is one 12 month contract is to cover a secondment and a Permanent role. This would suit you if you have minimum 2 years Press and PR experience with Press Release writing experience and
an interest in developing Social Media communications, plus an interest in Current Affairs.
You will:
Develop strong relationships with key contacts within the organisation across its 4 sites in England and Wales, as well as with journalists, charity bodies and other external stakeholders
Work as part of a team of 6 alongside another Press Officer
Write daily Press Releases and take national calls
Build relationships with colleagues and work with empathy for what the organisation does
Contribute ideas towards developing their digital and social media activities
Present ideas for how to present the message
You will:
Be used to juggling projects and deadlines and responding to complex and sensitive issues
Have insight and creativity to develop communications plans around events, speeches and publications
Have experience of using a variety of digital and social platforms
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RECEPTIONIST / ADMINISTRATOR - WORK 9-5 NEAR CHANCERY LANE
FOR LEADING NOT FOR PROFIT ORGANISATION
£21-25,000

 
One of our clients, a not for profit organisation based near Chancery Lane are looking for a new Receptionist/Administrator to provide full reception and admin services for them and their two related organisations.
You would be ensuring the Reception area is covered between 9-5pm, answering calls, meeting and greeting visitors and dealing with post and stationery.
You will also get involved in doing administration for all of the teams including doing some invoicing, assisting with arranging meetings and events and helping with facilities.
You will need the following:

  • A minimum of a year’s solid experience in Reception / Administration
  • MS Office skills (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Flexibility and a willingness to muck in
  • A professional attitude with a warm welcoming nature.

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EVENTS SALES EXECUTIVE – POLITICAL CONFERENCES
£27,000 plus up to £7,000 in bonuses

 
Excellent opportunity for an experienced Sales Executive with skills in delegate sales for conferences and events, to move into a high profile research body where you will get the chance to deal with leading figures in international affairs.
You would be researching markets and selling delegate places for conferences to ensure maximum paying attendance.  Duties would involve working with conference developers to help identify and refine each conference’s target audience, identifying potential media partnerships, using telephone and targeted emailing to follow up leads, building relationships with potential delegates and providing analysis.
You would be working to targets with an opportunity to earn up to £7,000 in extra bonus payments.
You will need:
 

  • A minimum of 2 years in a delegate sales related role
  • A proven track record of working towards and meeting set financial targets
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • A background in events and interest in international affairs would be an advantage

This is initially a 1 year contract with potential for extension. 
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BUSINESS ADMINISTRATOR, LEADING MEDIA AND EVENTS CO
£22,000-£25,000


Great opportunity to make this varied and challenging role your own. Our client is a leading Media Business which produces Events and Publications.
You will:

  • Work with vendor forms and provide banking information and appropriate instructions
  • Issue all invoices and credit notes includingany changes to orders that require a new invoice or change of address or client name
  • Handle all payment related enquiries and work for registrations and sponsorships and exhibitions
  • Handle payment of supplier invoices coordinating with AP and gathering required signatures
  • Manage new starter / leaver paper work and holiday tracker
  • Support key staff with expense claims
  • Follow up outstanding payments and collections
Ideally you will have a background which includes:
  • Experience in invoicing, accounts payable and financial operations
  • Excellent record keeping and tracking skills
  • Excellent organisational skills and following up
  • Excel
  • Engaging with clients
  • Financial or Events software

Email your CV now to be considered!
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MARKETING OFFICER – LEADING ROYAL COLLEGE
£25,217

 
Excellent opportunity for a Marketing second jobber to move into a prestigious Royal College based in Central London and join their busy Marketing and Communications team.
This is a broad marketing role where you would have the opportunity to get involved in all areas of the planning, management and delivery of their marketing strategy.
The role will including overseeing the production of marketing collateral, uploading content on the website, managing social media, creating and sending email newsletters and some analysis.
You will need to have some solid Marketing experience across all channels together with excellent written and oral communication skills and strong IT skills.
This role is initially a 1 year contract but there may be potential for the role to be extended.
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MEDIA OFFICER – LEADING ROYAL COLLEGE
£25,217 PLUS £3,000 ON CALL ALLOWANCE


High profile Royal College based in Central London are looking for a Media Officer to support the Communications team in the development, planning, admin and delivery of their media, communications and press activity.
You would be getting fully involved with media activity, including writing press releases and opinion pieces for senior staff, supporting campaigns and initiatives and participating in social media and providing admin support to the media office functions.
There would also be working with a colleague in providing on-call cover.
You will need to have a minimum of a year’s proven experience in a similar role, excellent written and verbal communication skills and an ability to work under pressure and deliver with impact.

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MARKETING MANAGER, PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION AND COURSES
£31,000-£41,000


Leading global City based Professional Membership Body needs proactive Marketing Manager to lead on projects in product Marketing, and lead a small team of Marketing Assistants / Executives.  
You will:

  • Support the Marketing Relationship Manager in formulating Marketing strategy
  • Relationship building with stakeholders
  • Manage a portfolio of education related products in order to boost membership
You will ideally:
  • be Degree educated with a Marketing qualification
  • have a background in Marketing CPD courses, training and qualifications
  • have previously line managed
  • have Copywriting and proofreading skills plus budget management
  • have experience of digital marketing, CRM, Social Media, print and email Marketing

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CHARITY MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS, DIGITAL AND HARD COPY

£26,000-£28,000 for a 34 hour week

Working for this leading West End Charity you will be a key player in a busy Marketing and Communications Team. This role is a 50/50 split between digital and general marketing and communications. You will:

  • take responsibility for developing digital media channels and communication activities
  • use a range of Social Media (Linked In, Twitter, Facebook, Websites), Hootsuite, Google Analytics
  • be well versed in CMS systems plus Adobe Indesign to produce Marketing collateral
  • also have a wider role of coordinating centrally run awareness campaigns, PR activities and the production of marketing collateral
  •  Produce, design, write and edit a range of marketing materials (brochures, posters, flyers etc)
  • Monitoring social media activity

You will ideally have a generalist Marketing background within the Charity sector plus the full range of digital and desk top publishing skills
Benefits include a 34 hour working week plus  Pension, Medical and Dental Insurance
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LEGAL SECRETARY, PROPERTY, DYNAMIC AND OUTGOING

£34,000-£37,000 plus benefits

Partner level Legal Secretarial role and great chance to join this successful City Law Firm at an exciting time of business growth.
Supporting a lively Partner and his team of fee earners you will undertake all the usual secretarial duties with plenty of audio typing and some PA duties. You will be outgoing, proactive and dynamic with a solid Legal Secretarial background (3 years minimum). If you have Legal Property knowledge or conveyancing that would be an advantage but this client will also be able to consider general Legal Secretarial experience.
Benefits incoude 26 days holiday, pension scheme and discounted conveyancing fees.
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BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT ADMINISTRATOR
£27,000


Leading professional body based in the City are looking for a new member of their Business Development Team.
You would be providing executive support to a team of 4, providing general admin support with diary management, travel arranging and producing reports.  You will also assist with organising events, get involved in identifying and researching new prospects, preparing Powerpoint presentations and acting as first point of contact for clients, students and stakeholders.
You will need the following skills and experience:

  • Solid administration experience within a client facing role
  • Excellent Word, Excel and Powerpoint with knowledge of a CRM database
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • An interest in Marketing and Business Development

Excellent opportunities to grow and progress within the team in time.

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PROJECT ADMINISTRATOR FOR LEADING ARCHITECTS
to £28,000

 
Successful busy Architects firm based near Sloane Square are looking for a Project Administrator to join their team.
You would be getting fully involved with the Project Team, dealing with document control, issuing drawings in paper and electronic form via FTP sites, general admin duties such as typing, filing, archiving, binding and diary management and working with InDesign
You would need the following skills and experience:
 

  • Previous experience in a Project Admin / Document control role in the construction industry
  • Document control experience
  • Skills in InDesign and document control systems such as Conjecture (BIW)
  • Strong communication skills
  • Excellent attention to detail

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DIGITAL EXECUTIVE
TO £35,000

 
Leading Professional Institute based in Central London are looking for a Digital Executive to support the Marketing Team in the delivery of online communications and marketing.
You would be working to ensure that online content is effective, engaging, relevant accurate and on brand and would be contributing fully to their corporate strategy.
The role would involve creating and editing web content, acting as guardian of the brand and best practice in online communications, moderating and developing online communities and measuring the success of online communications using analytics tools and research.  You would also support the publication of e-magazines.
You will need:
 

  • A post graduate qualification in publishing, new media or marketing desirable
  • Social media marketing experience
  • Exposure to the strategic management of “data driven” websites.
  • Excellent editing skills and a strong command of the English language
  • Knowledge of SEO principles, techniques and tools
  • Experience working with Web Analytics tools
  • Good presentation skills
  • Basic knowledge of HTML and CSS

This is an excellent opportunity to work in a team, using your skills across the range of digital communications.

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MARKETING AND COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER
£40-45,000
 

Small professional membership body based near Victoria are looking for a Marketing and Communications Manager to develop, implement and evaluate their annual communications and marketing plan.
You would be responsible for managing a team of 4 and get involved in overseeing their events programme, developing their Website, with a  view to SEO and developing and implementing their PR and media relations plans in order to promote the society to its members, the industry and the public.
You will also be responsible for managing their Publications and co-ordinating their production, distribution and sale.
You will need the following skills and experience:
 

  • Marketing/Communications qualification and membership of an appropriate professional body
  • Line management experience
  • Strong digital skills with a first class understanding of social media
  • Proficient user of MS Office, CMs systems and Databases (Integra an advantage)
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

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WEB EDITOR

£36-40,000
 
Leading independent not for profit body who set international financial standards are looking for an Web Editor to manage and edit online content which supports their public engagement activities.
You would be working closely with the Assistant Web Editor creating, uploading, editing and managing content on their website using a SharePoint CMS system.  You will also be working on 2 upcoming projects including a full overhaul of the website and development of their intranet system.
In addition, you would be proactively developing new ways to engage with web visitors through improvements to the website and other activities including video and social media.
You will need the following skills and experience:
 

  • Previous experience in a  web content management role
  • Knowledge of HTML for web and email (including testing across multiple email clients)
  • Working knowledge of W3C accessibility guidelines, usability best practice and internet technologies
  • Strong communication skills
  • Very strong proof reading and copy editing skills
  • Excellent grammar and attention to detail

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EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT FOR PUBLIC POLICY THINK TANK
£28-35,000

 
Rare and exciting opportunity for an experienced bright, and switched on EA to work in a charitable think tank based in the West End.
The role would be working for the Executive Director providing a full EA service including diary management, maintaining daily schedules, managing emails and correspondence, arranging all logistical travel arrangements and preparing itineraries.  You will also provide proactive support for meetings including preparing papers, undertaking research, minute taking and updating action points.
You will need:
 

  • Solid Executive Assistant experience
  • Strong skills in diary and email management
  • Minute taking skills
  • Excellent organisational skills with a keen eye for detail.

This is an interesting and fast paced environment where you will have plenty of opportunity to get involved.

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PROJECT SECRETARY/DOCUMENT CONTROLLER
£25-29,000


Leading firm of Architects based near Southwark are looking for an experienced Project Secretary to providing admin support to their project team.
The role would involve document control using extranet sites, uploading and downloading information, diary management for the team, typing letters and minutes and creating Excel spreadsheets.  You will also use Adobe InDesign to create reports.
You will have the following skills and experience:
 

  • Project Secretarial or Document Control experience from within an architects, design, engineering or professional services firm
  • Strong skills in Word and Excel
  • A flexible approach, happy to work on multiple projects with excellent time management and prioritisation skills
  • Adobe InDesign and MS Project skills are desirable.

Immediate interviews.


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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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