Humanists International
Humanists International

Charity registered in Scotland SC050629

We are the global representative body of the humanist movement.

Current vacancies

Assistant to the Chief Executive

  • Full time
  • £18,000 – £20,000
  • London, Brussels, Philippines and Glasgow
  • Closing 15th August 2022

Humanists International is a small but very busy organization. You will be joining a team based mainly in London, but also Brussels, Philippines and Glasgow. You will be supporting a busy and dynamic Chief Executive by assisting with governance and administrative tasks. This job will suit someone who is enthusiastic and energetic, and who is able to manage competing priorities calmly and effectively. This postholder will have to represent the chief executive internally and externally, so will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

This position will involve frequent international travel, and weekend work.

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Assistant to the Chief Executive

  • Full time
  • £18,000 – £20,000
  • Homeworking. Flexible/hybrid options available, may require some time in the UK London Office.
  • Closing 13th January 2022

Location: Homeworking. Flexible/hybrid options available, may require some time in the UK London Office.

Line manager: Finance and Operations Manager

Humanists International is a small but very busy organisation. You will be joining a team based mainly in London, but also Brussels, Philippines and Glasgow. You will be supporting a busy and dynamic Chief Executive by assisting with governance and administrative tasks. This job will suit someone who is enthusiastic and energetic, and who is able to manage competing priorities calmly and effectively. This postholder will have to represent the chief executive internally and externally, so will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Duties will include:

  • Taking and preparing board meeting minutes (6 times per year), as well as other meetings as and when required.
  • Preparing meeting agendas and other necessary documents
  • Preparing board papers (including coordinating and liaising with the management team)
  • Diary management and meeting planning (with staff, board members and external stakeholders)
  • Developing and maintaining an annual schedule of meetings with staff, board members and other management and governance arrangements.
  • Arranging travel and accommodation for the Chief Executive and board members
  • Arranging board meetings (which take place at various locations internationally, and also online)
  • Preparing and attaching expense receipts to Chief Executive’s monthly credit card statements.
  • To be the first point of contact for the organization, taking phone calls and managing the organizational email inbox (dealing with general correspondence, and forwarding it to the relevant staff member)
  • Assisting the chief executive to manage their email inbox
  • Attending office tenants meetings and carrying out other responsibilities as an office representative. (Such as: welcoming office visitors, liaising with office management team regarding office repairs, IT needs and issuing of IDs etc., maintaining a good relationship with the office management team and passing on any notices to staff.)
  • Spending up to 5 hours per week managing the triage process for our casework support inbox - further training and supervision provided
  • Otherwise assisting the Finance and Operations Manager with other admin tasks as and when required
  • Any other appropriate duties

Person specification:

Essential:

  • Fast, agile worker
  • Willingness to travel internationally
  • Ability to multitask
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Excellent IT skills
  • Experience using Google G Suite
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Proactive approach to problem solving

Desirable:

  • Experience as in the charity sector
  • Experience working in an international organization
  • Experience as an assistant to a chief executive
  • Understanding and sympathy for Humanists International’s values
  • Additional languages (French, Spanish, Arabic in particular)
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Fundraising and Development Manager

  • Full time
  • £33,000 – £35,000
  • Flexible. (Can be home-based, or office based in London)
  • Closing 17th January 2022

Humanists International is a small but very busy organisation. Inspired by humanist values, we are optimistic for a world where everyone can have a dignified and fulfilling life. We build, support and represent the global humanist movement and work to champion human rights and secularism. You will be joining a team based mainly in London, but also Brussels, Philippines and Glasgow (read more about the organisation below).

The main responsibilities of this position are focused on individual giving, and other fundraising streams. However the post-holder will also be responsible for managing our member-focused communications, and growth and development programs.

The post holder will also attend management meetings, and take responsibility as a leader of the organization.

A full job description and person specification is attached below.

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