Special Projects Officer/Assistant to the CEO (Part time or Full time) 8 months temporary post

Gap Year Opportunity for Resourceful, Ambitious, Enterprising Graduates

Contribute to a charity while gaining valuable high level strategic and leadership experience and skills.

Develop your skills and gain valuable work experience in a dynamic and innovative charity.   City and Hackney Mind works within one of the richest (the City of London) and three of most deprived areas of the UK (Hackney, Newham & Waltham Forest). With 61 staff and more than 94 active volunteers our 7 main services run over 40 different projects which help over 4600 people a year. We are the most diverse provider of mental health services in East London. 

This is an excellent opportunity for someone who wants to explore their career options or as a first step on the career ladder in a varied role involving service development, governance and fundraising aspects. The successful candidate will be a fast-learner who has excellent written communication and research skills and will use their initiative to get the most out of the role. 

This is a fast-moving, exciting role with opportunities to work across a range of direct fundraising channels including: corporate partnerships, events fundraising, marathons, training etc. As an Assistant to the CEO you will be involved throughout the fundraising/business development cycle. You will also be responsible for supporting our governance and senior management meetings.  You must be willing to commit on a full time or part-time basis for at least 8 months.  Salary will be £20,000 - pro rata if considering part time. 

To apply, please follow the link below. Deadline for applications is 6pm on 23rd July 2018.


We are a disability confident employer. All applicants with a disability, who meet the minimum essential short-listing criteria are guaranteed an interview. If this applies to you, please email us the attached equal opportunities form.



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