Temporary Personal Assistant & Project Coordinator for Business Engagement

Starting salary: £26k to 27k per annum plus benefits package (dependant on experience)

Oxford based:  37.5 hours per week

How to apply:

If you are interested in applying, email your CV and covering email outlining your suitability and motivation for the role, including current and required salary details to recruitment@rzim.eu. Previous applicants need not apply.

Job Summary:

We have a new and exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic assistant to join our UK-based team on a temporary basis. The role is to assist with projects related to RZIM’s ministry to the business community and to provide a personal support service to our Speaker who focuses on this audience. RZIM Zacharias Trust is a UK registered Christian charity with a friendly, welcoming culture and a warm working atmosphere. Our organisational vision and mission is to help the thinker believe and the believer to think.

As a successful applicant, you will play a key role in project managing events aimed at the business audience, as well as providing administrative, communication and other support to the Business-Focused Christian Speaker. You will also have the opportunity to become a member of a stimulating Christian community, where you will take an active part in the prayer life of the team. Your main duties would include:

  • Building and maintaining effective relationships with key contacts, including those relating to business based ministry.
  • Working closely with the Business-Focused Christian Speaker to design, plan and implement projects run by him.
  • Day to day administrative support for the Business-Focused Speaker: diary management, coordinating travel plans,as well as a responsibility for associated administration, and expenses management.
  • Basic research on topics as requested and agreed by the Business-Focused RZIM Apologist.

To be successful in this role you will be someone who enjoys administrative work, you will need to use your well-developed interpersonal skills to achieve desired outcomes in business meetings and you must have a high level of attention to detail. You will be a team player with a flexible attitude, but will also have the ability to work autonomously too.

You will have reasonable experience working in an office or corporate environment with particular experience of liaison with Senior Executives, together with an interest in the business world. You are likely to be educated to degree level or equivalent, proficient in managing significant levels of written and verbal communication at a range of organisational levels. You will display excellent interpersonal skills. Experience of taking initiative, managing your own workload, as well as proficiency in diary management is essential. Experience of using social media in a work context and creative ability would also be desirable. The role requires the willingness to work outside normal office hours on a occasional basis, with travel being a possibility, where required.

Work Benefits:

In return we offer a pleasant working environment, a friendly and open team atmosphere, generous pension scheme and a range of other work benefits.

Occupational Requirement:

Please note: As a result of our Christian ethos, this post is covered by an Occupational Requirement (OR) under the Equality Act 2010. The successful applicant will be expected to be a practising Christian and to clearly demonstrate a personal commitment to the mission, principles, values and practices of the Trust. Applicants will also be expected to provide proof of their right to live and work in the UK as part of the selection process.

Applicants will also be expected to provide existing proof of their right to live and work in the UK as part of the selection process.