Team Administrator & Can-Do Specialist (London)

Slow Ways

  • Salary: Permanent Part Time 0.6 £15,000 (Full Time Equivalent £25,000)
  • Location: London / Hybrid
  • Closing: 11:59pm, 11th Oct 2022 BST

Job Description

What if there was a network of walking routes that connected all of Great Britain’s towns and cities? That’s what we are making. Want to help us?

We are working to inspire more people to walk and wheel more often, further, and for more purposes by creating a new national walking network. Collaborating with others is at the heart of what we do. 

As a visionary community-interest-company Slow Ways has received 7 years of funding from the Lottery Fund, to create transformational change across an ecosystem. 

Our dynamic core team of 8 together with tens of thousands of contributors and supporters are spread across England, Scotland and Wales. 

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We have a very big opportunity ahead of us and are looking for an exceptional administrator with a 'can do' attitude to join our dynamic core team of 8 together with tens of thousands of contributors and supporters spread across England, Scotland and Wales. 

This is a hybrid working role. You will work from our London hub at least once a week with bi-monthly meetings taking place in different locations across Great Britain. Whether it's keeping our accounts system up to date, handling enquiries, managing diaries, organising travel/events or testing the website, no two days will be the same!

Desirable skills

  • Strong organisational skills e.g. organising team travel and events across the country.

  • Understanding the needs of a wider team and the ability to build and promote cohesion.

  • Familiar with workplace policies and keeping them up to date

  • A positive, 'can do' attitude and commitment to a positive working culture.

  • Proficient in Google Workplace (Google Suite).

  • An attention to detail - you may be processing financial data or manually testing new features on our website/app.

  • Good with names and picking up the phone to talk to people.

Responsible for:

  • Maintaining employee and supplier records.

    Ensuring accounts software/payments are up to date.

  • Handling general office duties such as digital filing, answering emails and support enquiries.

  • Scheduling team events including booking meeting rooms, hotels, travel and conferences.

  • Communicating information across the organisation

  • Keeping notes and records of meetings where necessary.

  • User testing of the Slow Ways website and app and bug reporting and tracking with our Chief Technologist.

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We are looking for people who will:

  • Care for and contribute to our community’s needs, diversity and cohesion

  • Enjoy being outdoors and excited by the idea of using Slow Ways

  • Be happy to get their hands (and feet) dirty

  • Be playful and willing to experiment with ideas

  • Be agile, flexible and open minded

You do not need to:

  • Be a “walker”

  • Live in the countryside

  • Be able to read maps

Inclusion matters to us. We are particularly interested in hearing from people who have lived experience, or experience of working with/for marginalised and minoritised groups.

Visit our website for more details about Slow Ways.

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PROVISIONAL RECRUITMENT TIMETABLE

First interviews: 27-28 September 22 (remotely)

Second interviews: 04-05 October 22 (Central London)

Offer to the successful candidate: w/c 10 October 22

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Unique benefits of all our roles include:

  • Flexible working with job shares considered

  • Time and budget to walk or wheel Slow Ways

  • Annual training budget and conference allowance

  • “Walking leave” bonuses if we hit our targets

  • Accruement of one reflective journey day for every year of service

Inclusion matters to us. We are particularly interested in hearing from people who have lived experience, or experience of working with/for marginalised and minoritised groups.

We are an equal opportunities organisation. All our employment decisions are made without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, citizenship or marital status. You must be located and legally allowed to work in the UK.

Visit our website for more details about Slow Ways.

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