EmploySE1 Assistant

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Job Ref.: 
ESE1 Assistant 2018
Job Location: 
London SE1
Recruiting For: 
full and part time job positions
Job Duration: 
Exact Salary: 
£27,000 pro rata (based on a 35-hour working week)
Salary and Benefits: 

Hours of work: Full-time  9am - 5pm Mondays- Fridays 

                    Or Part-time 4 days a week 9am - 5pm, Tuesdays - Fridays 

With some evening and early morning working required. 

Work Locations: Better Bankside, 18 Great Guildford Street, London SE1 0FD

                             Team London Bridge, 1 Melior Place, London SE1 3SU;

                             We are Waterloo, 203 Westminster Bridge Rd, Lambeth, London SE1 7FP 
Reporting to:      The ESE1 Manager and the Funding partner BIDs. Contract of employment will be with Better Bankside on behalf of EmploySE1 

Number of vacancies: 
Job starts now: 
I would like to receive applications from residents in: 
Lambeth and Southwark
Job Description: 

About EmploySE1: 
EmploySE1 provides local BID member businesses with a free, tailor-made solution to their recruitment needs, offering a range of recruitment services that engage with local, job-ready candidates. 
EmploySE1 is funded by three Business Improvement Districts (BIDs) in Lambeth and Southwark: Better Bankside, We Are Waterloo and Team London Bridge. BIDs are independent, non-profit companies owned and led by local businesses that exist to improve a given location. 
Representatives from the BIDs meet monthly to manage the EmploySE1 project and the EmploySE1 Assistant is expected to divide their time across the three BID offices. 
Job Overview: 

The EmploySE1 Assistant will have a good understanding of businesses’ recruitment and hiring process and will be highly motivated, target driven and able to work on their own initiative Reporting to the EmploySE1 Manager, you will help to manage relationships with levy-paying businesses in the three BID areas and to match them with potential candidates for their vacancies. You will conduct the initial screening process of the candidate’s job application to determine their suitability for the job role, and present shortlisted candidates to the employer, then facilitate the feedback from the employers to the candidates.  


• To provide administrative support to the EmploySE1 service

• Maintaining and updating the recruitment database

• To support the EmploySE1 service in the delivery of marketing campaigns

• Assist with the production of marketing materials

• Use social media to promote EmploySE1’s profile and to source candidates through online channels such as LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook and other websites

• Attracting and building relationships with candidates on the phone and face to face

• Answer telephone and email queries from candidates

• Post vacancy advertisements onto the company website and other social media platforms

• Reporting on data statistics

• Screening candidates and matching them to suitable job roles

• Sourcing job applicants from the database and exploring employment opportunities

• Contacting candidates to arrange interviews via telephone and email

• Establishing contacts to help build the client database

• Responsible for organising and taking minutes for monthly Management meetings and the quarterly Business Advisory Group meetings

• To support an annual Symposium, as well as other events to raise awareness of the EmploySE1 service and the employment agenda generally

• Deputise for EmploySE1 Manager when required, ensuring the EmploySE1 is functioning at all times

• Any other duties as and when required appropriate to the level of this post 

Personal Specification: 

• You will be comfortable working across multiple organisations and offices and be able to effectively communicate and build relationships with a range of publicly-funded service providers, voluntary organisations and corporate-sector businesses

• An ambitious individual, with resourcing, marketing and administration experience, with a recruitment industry background

• Confident and well organised, able to take responsibility, plan and deliver projects and campaigns as required

• Excellent IT Skills using MS Office and proficient in using databases

• Good knowledge of using social media and Internet

• Proactive and self-motivated, to provide excellent customer service

• Excellent communication skills: confident communicating by phone, email and in person

• Strong attention to detail

• Able to work well under pressure and to deadlines, whilst using own initiative

• Event organisation experience, plus experience of taking minutes

• Have a flexible approach: able to respond appropriately to changing demands of the role 

How to apply:

 Please send the following:

1. Your CV describing your relevant educational and employment experience

2. Cover letter (max. 2 sides) outlining:

    - Why you want the role

    - How your skills and experience match the person specification

3. Completed Better Bankside equal opportunities monitoring form (not part of the selection process)


to Rahima Begum, Office Manager: rb@betterbankside.co.uk 
Applicants must be able to demonstrate the right to work in the UK 
Closing date for applications: 12pm, Thursday 22nd November 2018*

*Applications will be considered before the closing date. All interviews will be completed by the 30th November. 
Incomplete applications will not be considered. We regret that owing to the high level of response expected we will not be able to contact unsuccessful applicants.  

To apply for this job please email us a cover letter and your most up-to-date CV.

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