We are recruiting! 

Executive Assistant to the Chief Executive

Due to recent growth of Action Foundation an opportunity has arisen for an experienced Executive Assistant to provide the Chief Executive with secretarial and administrative support. The role will also work with a growing team at the head office in Newcastle to ensure good co-ordination and planning for internal and external communications, meetings and events to support the services provided by the charity.

It is an exciting time to join Action Foundation as we seek to extend our reach, develop our effectiveness, build our sustainability and increase our influence over the next four years. We aim to ensure that no asylum seeker or refugee becomes destitute in the North East and free English Language classes are available to all migrants.

The successful candidate will demonstrate their experience in providing EA support at a senior level, be an excellent team player as well as equally able to work alone. They will have excellent organisational and communication skills and ideally experience of working within the voluntary sector with a wide variety of stakeholders. The successful candidate will support the ethos and values of Action Foundation

Download our full Job Description and application form.

Application Form

Executive Assistant

Application deadline is 9am Monday 18 February 2019

Interviews will be held Wednesday 27 February 2019

Completed applications to be sent to recruitment@actionfoundation.org.uk or posted to;

Recruitment (Executive Assistant), Action Foundation The CastleGate Melbourne Street Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 2JQ

Action Foundation is a registered charity number: 1132051

Fundraising and Grants Officer

Due to recent growth of Action Foundation an opportunity has arisen for a Fundraising and Grants Officer. Working with the Head of Trust Fundraising and our Communications and Events Co-ordinator, you will help diversify our income sources to enable the charity to continue its growth. The role will provide administrative and co-ordination support for all activities in the fundraising area, assist in securing funding, as well as growing and strengthening relationships between Action Foundation and its donors/supporters.

Action Foundation provides free English Language classes to migrants across Tyne & Wear and through our Housing projects aim to ensure that no asylum seeker or refugee becomes destitute in the North East.  We also are looking to engage and support refugees and asylum seekers at the earliest possible opportunity through our soon to be developed weekly Drop-ins. It is an exciting time to join Action Foundation as we seek to extend our reach, develop our effectiveness, build our sustainability and increase our influence over the next four years.

The successful candidate will demonstrate their experience in providing fundraising support and co-ordination, be an excellent team player as well as equally able to work alone. They will have excellent organisational and communication skills and ideally experience of working within the voluntary sector with a wide variety of stakeholders. The successful candidate will support the ethos and values of Action Foundation (https://actionfoundation.org.uk/ethos/)

A full Job Description and application form can be found below.

Application Form 2019

Fundraising and Grants Officer

For further information about the project and charity go to www.actionfoundation.org.uk

Application deadline is 9am Wednesday 13th March 2019

Interviews will take place on Wednesday 27th March 2019

Completed applications to be sent to nikkimccann@actionfoundation.org.uk or posted to:

Nikki McCann, Action Foundation, The CastleGate, Melbourne Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 2JQ

Action Foundation is a registered charity number: 1132051