Administrative Assistant (local groups) - South

Friday 18 December 2020
Vacancy type:
Office and administration, Community groups
South East England Regional Office

What we're looking for

RSPB local groups are the face of the RSPB in the community - groups of like-minded people working together to save nature locally. With 45 local groups in the South of England we need help in the Brighton office with: •Inputting and updating volunteer details in our volunteer database. •Sending out long service awards monthly to local group leaders for presenting to volunteers. •Proof reading local group draft newsletters. •Filing local group publications, forms and minutes. •Ensuring local group websites are up-to-date. •Ordering volunteer name badges. •Following up outstanding issues, such as training requirements. Please note a number of volunteers could share these tasks.

The skills you need

Good organisational and computer skills, with knowledge of Microsoft Excel and an eye for detail. Accurate typing skills are essential. An interest in conservation would be useful, but not essential.

Your time

Half-one day per week (Mon-Fri)
All year round

What's in it for you?

An opportunity to contribute to the effectiveness of RSPB work, meet new people, gain new skills and gain a valuable insight into our work. You will receive our regular volunteer newsletter and be invited to thank you events.

How to apply


Hugo Blomfield, South East England Regional Office
Tel: 01273 775333


Closing date for expressions of interest: Friday 29 January 2021 (please email with your skills/experience, why you are interested in the role and the time(s)/day(s) you can give); online or telephone interviews to be arranged in February. This role is usually based in the RSPB England Brighton office (currently closed due to the Covid pandemic) Appropriate training will be provided and expenses will be re-imbursed where necessary. The RSPB is the UK's largest nature conservation charity, inspiring everyone to give nature a home. Together with our partners, we protect threatened birds and wildlife so our towns, coast and countryside will teem with life once again. We play a leading role in BirdLife International, a worldwide partnership of nature conservation organisations.

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