Black Solicitors Network – Programmes Administrator (consultant)

Posted on 15th August 2022
Type Full Time
Specialism Marketing, Varied
Location London Office/Hybrid home working
Deadline 19th September 2022

Job Description

Apply here by close of business on 19 September 2022

The Organisation
The Black Solicitors Network (BSN) is a not-for-profit organisation committed to achieving equality of access, retention and promotion of Black solicitors. We are the leading body that represents the interests of the UK’s existing and aspiring Black solicitors.
The BSN is currently seeking an experienced administrator to support and assist the board of BSN in running some of its core programmes and initiatives, co-ordinating and facilitating membership and stakeholder engagement and managing BSN’s IT/media platforms. The candidate will actively pursue and uphold BSN’s core mission of working towards an equal profession.
The successful candidate will ideally have a graduate degree (which may or may not be in a related field) or the equivalent and have prior experience in an operational, communications and/or marketing role, is someone who is motivated by the desire to optimise productivity and nurture Grassroots’ programme success from inception to completion.

-> Manage, facilitate and co-ordinate the effective and efficient running of BSN’s Grassroots’ undergraduate student skills programme, careers and network platforms, campaigns and events
-> Strategise, implement, and maintain programme initiatives that adhere to BSN’s objectives
-> Co-ordinate and liaise with, and manage enquiries from, key stakeholders, Corporate Members, members, leads and programme participants, providers and other facilitators.
-> Cultivate and maintain strong relationships with stakeholders, facilitators, corporate members, committee members and BSN’s board.
-> Develop programme assessment protocols for evaluation and improvement
-> Maintain organisational standards of satisfaction, quality, and performance
-> Manage budget, financial support/planning for core programmes for maximum productivity
-> Work closely with relevant BSN board members and, as appropriate, operations and communications co-ordinator to develop and deliver existing and new initiatives and maintain stakeholder and member engagement across BSN’s platforms

Skills and Qualifications
-> Graduate degree-level or equivalent
-> Experience in operations, communications and/or marketing role
-> Excellent IT skills, including on Microsoft Teams, designing graphics, developing/drafting social media and email campaigns. Experience with elastic email campaigns would be useful but not a prerequisite
-> Exceptional time management, facilitation, and organisational and multi-tasking skills
-> Working knowledge of digital marketing
-> Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
-> Good team player, but must be able to work independently without close supervision
-> Sound level of understanding of financial management

General terms
-> An initial fixed term contract of six months.
-> Working time – flexible, but fixed timings as required. Approx. 20-30 hours per working week.
-> Engagement Fee: £22,000-27,000 p.a. (pro rated according to hours worked) depending on relevant experience.
-> Full-time role, working predominantly remotely. Applicants must therefore be located in England (and ideally accessible to London/Greater London on ad hoc basis as required)
-> The successful candidate will be retained on a consultancy basis and will therefore be self-employed and required to submit monthly invoices to BSN for their services rendered.
-> Professional references will be required.

The successful candidate must have the right to work in the UK and be willing to work remotely (with some site/venue/events-based working, where required).

If you are interested in applying for this role, please send a cover letter (including a brief summary of why you are interested in the role/why you should be considered for it), and CV to by close of business on 19th September 2022.

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