Finance Earth is a mission-driven social enterprise, working in partnership with world leading environmental organisations to protect and restore nature and we are looking to recruit an Operations Assistant to help support our team and coordinate our office in Vauxhall. This operations role offers the chance to work in a fun and engaging office with a team of dedicated and mission-led staff all passionate about the environment and sustainability. We are also investors in our people, offering the opportunity for both technical and soft skills development, and unique experiences to grow both professionally and personally.

Finance Earth is looking for someone who can provide 37.5 hours work per week, based in our London (Vauxhall) Office with at least 3 days a week in the office and the chance of remote working for 1-2 days a week.

 

Key Responsibilities 

  • Supporting the senior management team which includes two Managing Directors and three Directors
  • Gatekeeper and first point of contact for the senior management team
  • Handling confidential matters with discretion
  • Phone management taking clear and detailed messages
  • Diary management and scheduling of meetings and appointments
  • Coordination of expenses processing
  • Facilitating travel arrangements including flights, trains, hotels, restaurants and taxis
  • Coordinating and scheduling of Board Meetings
  • Minute taking at Board and Committee meetings
  • Collation and preparation of presentations
  • Supporting the wider Finance Earth team in organising meetings and coordinating events
  • Providing support to external visitors
  • Overseeing the incoming and outgoing post and courier deliveries
  • Providing support for staff working remotely
  • Coordination of monitoring and ordering of office stationery and equipment
  • Marketing experience would be a welcome bonus

 

Skills and experience

You will have at least 1-3 years’ experience working in areas such as; Admin, Office coordination, Personal Assistant, or other Operations role within a dynamic business environment.

Personal attributes, competencies and experience that we are looking for include: 

  • Enthusiastic, self-starter and strong team player
  • Experience of diary management and expense management
  • Excellent communication and relationship building capabilities
  • Experience in providing support to clients and stakeholders
  • Ability to operate in a dynamic working environment, handling multiple tasks and deadlines
  • Energy and enthusiasm and be able to work well independently where required
  • Minute taking for Board Meetings
  • Strong IT skills, proficient in Microsoft Office

 

The Rewards

Our people are our business; we work hard to ensure that they have fulfilling careers and a good work-life balance. We encourage training to make sure our staff are equipped to do their jobs to the best of their abilities and offer flexible working and generous holidays so that staff can both meet client expectations and personal goals.

As a market leader, the talent and passion of our people is critical to our success. Together, we share a common set of values rooted in integrity, excellence and strong team ethic. Finance Earth can provide a superior experience for building and maintaining a professional career in finance – a place for people to learn, to achieve and grow whilst delivering work that is highly impactful and beneficial for our planet. A philosophy that balances personal lifestyles, perspectives and needs is an important part of our culture.

 

Opportunity to earn £28,500

  • Base salary of £25,000 per annum
  • Up to 10% of salary discretionary bonus and a discretionary Christmas bonus of up to £1,000
  • 25 days holiday plus 2-3 days free at Christmas (plus English bank holidays)
  • Generous training budgets with learning and continuous development as a critical element of the way we work; we will support you with individual development.

 

How to Apply

If you think that you are the right person for this important role in our business, please apply by sending:

  • A comprehensive CV
  • A cover letter that includes as a minimum:
    • A summary of the relevant experience you will be bringing to this role
    • Your interest in social impact

Applications that do not include a cover letter will be immediately discounted.

Applications should be submitted directly to marianne@finance.earth

Finance Earth is an equal opportunities employer. We work to provide a supportive and inclusive environment where all individuals can maximise their full potential. Our skilled and creative workforce is comprised of individuals drawn from a broad cross section of the disciplines in which we operate and who reflect a variety of backgrounds, talents, perspectives and experiences. Our strong commitment to a culture of inclusion is evident through our constant focus on recruiting, developing and advancing individuals based on their skills and talents.

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