Data Admin Assistant (Funding Assistant)

10 Mar 2018
08 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
We are currently recruiting for Funding Assistants to join a well-established organisation within the public sector. The role will be based in Edgbaston, Birmingham starting immediately.

As an assistant, you will have a critical role in contributing to the delivery of the organisation strategic objectives to time and to budget. Your workload will be largely planned and you will have the opportunity to gain a range of experiences in an interesting and challenging environment. You will be the first point of contact for the organisation dealing with queries on a daily basis as well as supporting the team/project or area of work.

As a Funding Assistant your main responsibilities will be:
• Providing high standard of customer service to colleagues, customers, clients and stakeholders
• All new requests are quickly verified
• Undertake administrative activities
• Liaising with colleagues across the various branches in England and UK
• Co-ordinate meetings
• Organise events
• Process petty cash claims
• Support the efficient delivery of the funding lifecycle

Experience and skills required:
• Able to use initiative and work within a team
• Excellent Data Entry skills
• Customer Focused
• Confident in dealing with customers via telephone and email
• Attention to detail
• IT Literate / Confident in using all Microsoft packages.
• Pro-active
• Highly organised
• Ability to work within a fast-paced environment
• Adaptable to change
• Building good rapport with customers and colleagues
• Ability to remain calm under pressure
• Excellent communication skills
• Professional
• Ideally experience and understanding of the charity sector

Hours of work/rate of pay:
Monday to Friday
£8.45 p/h

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