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PA and Office Manager

We are looking for a PA / Office Manager to join our team.

Based in our office in Bracknell, the role holder will be providing PA support to our senior leadership team (CEO and Chief Development Officer), managing our office and equipment, and assisting with human resource administration.

About you

We are seeking an exceptional candidate with a record of success in a PA (Personal Assistant) role and extensive experience of working with board level stakeholders.

  • Minute taking experience at board level and excellent at proofreading
  • Enthusiastic, motivated and positive individual and an excellent relationship builder
  • You do not need previous knowledge or experience of dyslexia or dyscalculia and their impact.
  • As the charity moves into a new era, you will quickly become passionate about our goals and be at the heart of positive change

Desirable

  • An understanding of education and charity sectors
  • Advanced knowledge of Windows and Microsoft Office suite
  • Experience in a senior support role

Hours of work

Intended as full time, 35 hours per week

Pay: £30,000 per annum, pension and benefits

If this role interests you, please read our recruitment pack (opens PDF) for more information

We are reviewing applications as they come in, so please apply at your earliest convenience.

Applicants with the following job titles will also be considered:

Personal Assistant, PA, Executive Assistant, EA and Office Manager.

If you have any questions, please email recruitment@bdadyslexia.org.uk

Tutor for Professional Level Training

You would be one of a team of tutors directly reporting to the Course Leader The BDA delivers a wide range of training activities to educators, employers, employees and individuals through open courses, onsite courses and E-learning. Training is across all levels from basic awareness through to programmes leading to professional accreditation.

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Contract length: 12 months
Job Type: Full-time, Temporary
Closing date: Ongoing

To apply: Please view the Job Description for full details of this position. We invite applications with an up-to-date CV and cover letter explaining how your skills and experience match our requirements, and why you would like the role. Please email through to recruitment@bdadyslexia.org.uk

Kickstart Scheme

To apply:

You must be aged 16-25 and on Universal Credit. Speak to your work coach at your local Job Centre to apply.

We’re working in partnership with Charityworks, the UK-non-profit sector’s Kickstart gateway as part of a collaborative effort to power up our sector with exceptional talent and make a real impact on youth unemployment. To find out more about the scheme, please click here. We have 4 roles available in the following areas:

Design Assistant

Fundraising Assistant

Marketing Assistant

Each role includes a supported 6-month development programme delivered by Charityworks. The programme will equip you with the connections, experiences, tools and insight needed to succeed at work, help you to build a peer community of fellows and give you the skills to transition well beyond the placement, and develop long term careers in the non-profit sector.

British Dyslexia Association Associates: Diagnostic Assessors

The BDA will be changing the way we operate our diagnostic assessment service from 1st July. Details will be listed on how you can become BDA Approved Assessor shortly.