Personal Assistant

The Fairtrade Foundation
31 Jul 2017
14 Aug 2017
Contract Type
The Fairtrade Foundation is looking for a proactive P.A. to join our Business Support Team. This role primarily acts as P.A. to the Commercial Director, but may also provide administrative support to the broader Commercial team. There will also be opportunities to participate in specific project work.

You will need to have great administration skills, and be capable of dealing with a broad range of external stakeholders and senior leaders within Fairtrade. You will also be able to discretely manage highly sensitive and confidential information, as well as juggle conflicting priorities and the pressures the team, our suppliers and stakeholders work under. Above all you will be resourceful, able to use your initiative to provide an exceptional service internally and externally, be helpful and exceptionally well-organised.

It's an exciting time to join the Fairtrade Foundation - we are in the second year of our 2016-2020, Fairtrade Can, I Can. Fairtrade Foundation is a passionate and ambitious development organisation committed to tackling poverty and injustice through trade. We are best known as the independent, not-for-profit body behind the FAIRTRADE Mark, a product label assuring consumers that their purchase helps disadvantaged farmers and workers in developing countries secure a better deal.

The Fairtrade Foundation is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

Hours: 21 Hours per week (0.6 FTE)

Closing date: Midnight, 13 August 2017

Interviews: Week Commencing 21 August 2017