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‚ÄčCommunications Administrator

Salary: £9,500 (£19,000 full time equivalent) 

Hours: Part Time (17.5 hours per week)

Contract: 1 year

Office based: Bracknell

This is an opportunity to contribute to the work of the largest dyslexia charity in the UK. The role is office based providing administrative support to the Communications Department.

The job will be varied assisting with all areas of the department including fundraising, publications, marketing and media. Key responsibilities will include communicating with fundraisers, donors, supporters and sponsors; updating website content; monitoring email inboxes and maintaining efficient filing systems.

Reporting to the Communications & Relationship Manager, you will work closely with everyone in our small team, as well as with others across the British Dyslexia Association and partner organisations.

We are looking for someone with excellent administration and organisation skills and experience, with a positive attitude.

If you are interested in this position, please see the job description for more details. 

For more information or an informal chat, please contact Liz Loly, Communications & Relationship Manager on or tel. 07458 033 935.

To apply, please send your CV to

The closing date for applications will be Thursday 30th November 2017, with interviews expected to take place the following week. 

As a charity we ensure that all our funding is spent on our key aims to make a dyslexia-friendly society. Consequently, we may not be able to reply to all applicants. 

Helpline Co-ordinator

(short term contract until end of March 2018)

Salary  pro rata (9 hours over 2 days) plus contributory pension scheme

Office based – Bracknell

We are seeking a highly organised, competent, person with an SpLD qualification, or equivalent experience, in dyslexia for our existing Helpline team to support the Education Manager in the provision of high quality, information, guidance and support.  The post holder will also work to take issues forward with the policy team.

For further information, please see the Job description/person specification.

If you are interested in applying, please send:

  • Completed Application Form, or
  • C.V. with covering letter explaining how your skills and experience match each of those on the person specification.

Closing date for receipt of applications: Monday 30th October 2017

Applications, once completed, should be emailed to: Angeliquel@bda

Please note:

1. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted by telephone in the first instance, so please ensure you include a daytime contact telephone number on your application.

2. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your interest in this post.  Due to the rising costs of recruitment and our efforts to direct        our funds to support dyslexic people we are unable to respond to all applicants.  If you have not heard from us within two weeks from the closing date, please assume your application has been unsuccessful.

3. The BDA is working towards equality of opportunity in all aspects of its work.  It is our aim that no applicant or employee is unfairly treated.  To help us to monitor the effectiveness of our policy commitment, all applicants are asked to complete the enclosed equal opportunities monitoring form.  This form is not shown to selectors; it is held separately and used for monitoring purposes only.

BDA Associates: Diagnostic Assessors/Workplace Needs Assessors

Location: National

The BDA are always seeking to expand its numbers of Associate Assessors nationally in order that we can meet the needs of our clients from all sectors of society.

For more information please see attached or contact and if interested please complete the application form.