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Archived: Cultural Commissioning Programme Assistant

£28,582pa (pro rata)
Part-time 28 hpw
Fixed term to end June 2016
Location: Regent’s Wharf, London N1

Each day, millions of people make a difference to the causes they believe in through voluntary organisations and volunteering.

This thriving voluntary sector and volunteer movement are essential for a better society – especially in times of challenge and change.

That’s why, inspired and empowered by our 11,000 members, NCVO champions the voluntary sector and volunteering. We do this by connecting, representing and supporting voluntary organisations, from the smallest community groups to the largest charities.

The Cultural Commissioning Programme is a national programme which attracts the attention of policy makers and other influential individuals from organisations such as the Arts Council England, NHS and Public Health England.

The programme help arts and cultural organisations come together with commissioners to plan and deliver services which have a positive impact on people’s lives. It also helps commissioners to understand the value of opportunities gained from working with the arts and cultural sector. The programme is funded by Arts Council England and is delivered by a partnership of: NCVO, NPC (New Philanthropy Capital) and NEF (New Economics Foundation).

You will support the Cultural Commissioning Programme Manager, with a particular focus on providing organisational support for training and events. You will communicate and promote activities, manage data, and undertake financial administration for the programme.

You are accurate and well organised, and thrive on responding to a wide range of demands. As a strong communicator you are accustomed to using a wide range of media to communicate activities and events. You are familiar with managing Eventbrite or similar online booking systems. You have good IT skills, and are confident in handling data, including financial data. You build effective working relationships internally and externally, and enjoy dealing with different individuals from the arts, museums and libraries sectors, programme stakeholders and suppliers.

Closing date: 10.00, Wednesday 9 December 2015

Interviews: Wednesday 6 January 2016

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NCVO is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from everyone. Charity No. 225922

NCVO offers attractive benefits including 25 days’ annual leave (pro rata), subsidised gym membership, flexible working, generous contributions to a stakeholder pension scheme and training and development opportunities.