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 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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EXPERIENCED RECEPTIONIST NEEDED
Circa £22,000


Prestigious Barristers’ Chambers looking for a polished and confident Receptionist for a busy Front of House role. We are recruiting for an experienced and professional Receptionist for a fast-paced and responsible role. You will be responsible for:
•Meeting and greeting all visitors to the Chambers
•Running a busy switchboard
•Maintaining the highest standards at all times

If you are looking for the next step in your Reception career and an interesting new challenge then this is the role for you. We need applicants with:
•A minimum of three years’ Front of House experience, ideally in a legal setting
•Excellent Communication skills
•A high level of proficiency with the MS Office suite
•Excellent time management skills

Apply today and interview tomorrow!
 
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PROFESSIONAL PA TO EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Up to £32,250 + benefits


We are recruiting for a confident and experienced PA to support an Executive Director of a global membership body. In this fast-paced and varied role you will:
• Manage a busy diary
• Make complex travel arrangements
• Arrange meetings (logistics, agendas and minutes)
• Help to arrange a busy events schedule
This is an excellent opportunity to be part of a dynamic Executive Team and take the next step in your PA career.
We are looking for candidates with:
• Excellent communication skills
• A high level of proficiency with the MS Office suite
• Several years senior level PA experience
An immediate start is available so if you feel that you fit the bill please get in touch today.

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MEMBERSHIP MARKETING EXECUTIVE
TO £32,000

 
Leading professional membership and educational body based in London are looking for an experienced Marketing Executive to work on campaigns to increase and retain their student members.

You would be working on a broad range of campaigns designed to maximise student and member retention, developing and implementing campaigns for student progression and devising a strategy to ensure that the value of the membership is understood.

You will also be initiating research into customer requirements to determine satisfaction levels and getting involved in managing budgets.

You will need to have knowledge of all areas of the marketing mix and a proven track record of achievement in marketing.  You will also have experience developing marketing plans and managing budgets.

You will also ideally be degree level educated with an IDM/CIM qualification.

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DATABASE ADMINISTRATOR WITH RAISERS EDGE, 3 DAYS PER WEEK
c.£25,000 pro-rata


Charity Database Administrator with Raisers Edge needed. This is a 3 day per week permanent role working for a leading International Current Affairs Think Tank and Membership Body.
You will have a solid work background and take on ongoing maintenance of contact data
including:
* cleaning, de-duping and archiving
* managing and developing and maintaining their CRM and corresponding online CMS
NetCommunity
* generating quarterly Gift Aid claims for the Finance Team
* updating web pages
If you have knowledge of CRM tools and an understanding of SQL and HTML that would be a bonus.

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DATABASE TEAM LEADER WITH STRONG EXCEL SKILLS
£25,000


An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Team Leader to join the Operations team in the Database area. Reporting to the Data Team Manager, the person will be responsible for supervising and motivating a team to carry out the validation, processing and improvement of usage data from their clients.

Key responsibilities will include:

•Researching, entering and validating bibliographic information to ensure correct payment to our rightsholders
•Supervising the workload of the team and delegating work to the Bibliographic and Database Assistants
•Day-to-day problem solving, reporting and answering rightsholder queries
•Training members of the team and writing documentation
•Supporting the Data Team Manager in answering ad hoc data questions and producing reports for management.
The successful applicant will have some experience of supervising a team and overseeing the work of others.

You will ideally have a good working knowledge of bibliographic data and databases and Excel and be able to work accurately and with attention to detail.   Excellent communication skills and a professional attitude in dealing with all types of people are also important in this role.

Experience of working with data in a publishing or intellectual property background would be useful.


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ADMINISTRATION MANAGER WITH HOSPITALITY AND EVENTS
C.£40,000


Unique Membership organisation based in stunning offices in a listed building needs highly capable and proactive Senior Administrator with Venue Management experience. You will have the opportunity to make this role your own and deal with a very broad range of external contacts. Your team will be close knit and all dedicated to the smooth running of the meetings and events. These could range from small seminars and breakfast briefings to large scale meetings and dinners. A "muck in" approach is the key. Your background will probably be a mixture of Customer focused, and centred around corporate hospitality. You will have the gravitas to lead the admin team and you will also have the flexibility to take a hands-on approach to any tasks which need doing - for instance, one day you may find yourself covering reception. In addition to the inhouse hospitality offered by this organisation, there is an external conference once a year which you will have the chance to organise. You will also provide PA support to the DG and the Company Secretary.
 
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TEAM SECRETARY IN PROFESSIONAL SERVICES
£28,000

 
Great opportunity for an experienced Team Secretary to work for 3 Partners in a leading firm of Actuaries in Central London.
You would be getting fully involved providing a full secretarial service, typing, arranging meetings, providing general admin support, making amendments to documents using track changes and a range of other duties.
You will need a minimum of 2 years’ experience working as a Secretary in a professional and demanding environment.  You will also have excellent attention to detail and MS Office skills.  Experience using Track Changes in Word is essential.
Interviews w/c 21st July, apply now.

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ACCOUNTS ADMINISTRATOR
£22-24,000

 
High profile membership body in Central London are looking for an Accounts Administrator to joint their finance team.
You would be working in a team keeping the cash book up to date, ensuring accuracy of entries to ledgers and the production of month bank reconciliations.  You will also generate invoices, do monthly progress reporting and some credit control.
This is a great job for a second jobber in accounts who would like to put their skills to use in an interesting environment.
You will need to have some solid experience working in Accounts, together with strong communication skills and excellent eye for detail.
Experience of Sage and databases would be useful.
Immediate interviews, send us your CV today.

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MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER CURRENT AFFAIRS BODY
£25,000-£28,000


High Profile International Affairs Membership Body needs proactive 2nd jobber Marketing and Communications Officer with excellent written skills and digital campaign experience. This is a varied all round Marketing and Communications role involving Direct Mail, Digital and also Communications and Writing work.
You will:
*Produce monthly newsletter
*Undertake PR & Marketing support for project / research / publication launches, conferences and high profile member events
*Work closely with Communications Director and other key staff to develop and manage the execution of marketing plans for the organisation and membership recruitment campaigns
You will ideally be of Graduate calibre with a demonstrated interest in working within a Membership or Think Tank environment.


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Personal Assistant to Chief Executive 
£30,955 - £32,181 + Excellent Benefits


Exciting opportunity to be the Personal Assistant to the Chief Executive of a well established Membership Organisation. You will be responsible for providing support at Executive level including; extensive international travel arrangements, diary management and minute taking. You will be liaising with external stakeholders so confidence and excellent written and verbal communication skills are essential.
You will have the following experiences:

  • Extensive international travel arrangements, minute taking and diary management
  • Senior PA experience at Director/ Chief Executive Level
  • Excellent MS Office skills
  • Experience of invoice and expense processing
  • The ability to prioritise conflicting deadlines and a busy workload

If you have the above experience and are seeking your next challenge supporting senior management then email your CV.

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GRADUATE SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING ASSISTANT
c.£20,000


Are you a recent graduate with good social media knowledge looking to make your stamp in an organisation? Then this is the job for you!

 This newly created role will give you the opportunity to manage and implement new social media strategies, market their events & conferences and assist with event management.

You will ideally have a Marketing Degree or equivalent (eg advanced/higher level apprenticeship with relevant work experience).  You will have experience of using a wide range of social media tools for business especially Hootsuite, Klout, Clicky, tweetdeck, twitter, Google +, Facebook, Instagram, Linked In, Pintrest etc. Event Management experience would also be desirable.    

* Excellent benefits available including 25 days (+ you buy an extra 5!, excellent pension & private healthcare.)

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PROJECT/DATA COLLECTION COORDINATOR
£25,000


An opportunity to work for a friendly firm project managing/coordinating data collection exercises. You will:
•Plan & organise the preparation of documents
•Use your strong communication skills both verbally & on email
•Supervise the work load of the Data Collection Assistant
•Induction & training of temp staff
•Verify data, test new systems and organise & manage data collection projects
•Monitor budgets
•Answering queries and attending meetings/take minutes
•Monitor/track exercise progress
•Update monthly reports
 
Skills required for this post include:
•Project management skills
•Supervisory experience
•Strong written & communication skills
•Analytical & problem solving skills
•Strong use of Excel knowledge
•Government/NHS or Market Research experience would be useful
 
*Benefits include Life Assurance, pension & a performance related bonus
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MEMBERSHIP ACCOUNT MANAGER WITH LINE MANAGEMENT EXPERIENCE
£40,000

A great opportunity for you to work for a well-established Membership organisation managing a small team of 2/3 Executives. You will:
 

  • Manage, coach, mentor & develop the team to provide a high level of service to their members & committee representatives
  • Oversee & develop the admin and reporting activities i.e. producing minutes & agendas for the committees
  • To develop relationships with & work with key stakeholders including committee representatives & other departments
  • To build external relationships growing the number of subscribers and products
Job requirements include:
 
  • Customer focused/Account Management background
  • Good standard of education
  • Management experience
  • Managing stakeholders at all levels is essential
  • An understanding of structure/workings of a professional membership body – ideally in the business /accountancy field

Benefits include a competitive pension, health care, season ticket loan… the list goes on!


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INTERIM HEAD OF EVENTS (1 YEAR CONTRACT)
£50,000 PLUS 10% BONUS
 
Exceptional opportunity to join a leading Professional Body in the City to lead their Events Team for a year during a period of change.
Events take place throughout the year and include international conferences, workshops, webinars and dinners.
This is a hands on role which would involve taking responsibility for managing the events pipeline and having production input on the flagship events.  The duties would include regularly tracking, benchmarking and reporting on KPI’s, taking part in weekly sales and production focussed meetings and supporting and leading the team.   You would be managing 2 Conference Producers and an Events Operations Manager.
You will have a commercial events background with a strong leaning towards the content and production side of events.  You will also have a strong marketing focus and good communication and copywriting skills.
Interviews in July for an August/September start, apply today.

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MARKETING COORDINATOR, ARCHITECTS
to £30,000


Award winning City based Architects with International offices, needs proactive, creative Marketing Coordinator. In this role you will:
* Act as the key producer of materials and content that supports the office's direct and
indirect business development efforts
* Work under direction of senior staff to write, design and produce proposals,
presentations and other material used to help the firm win work and grow online presence
* Engage and collaborate with the firm's network of PR, Communications and Marketing
personnel.
You will be a confident user of Indesign and Publisher, in addition to the MS Office suite. Your experience will have been gained within an Architects, Designers, Built World or the Creative industries and you will be comfortable working in an autonomous role within a team setting.
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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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