Projects Assistant

Apolitical Published: July 15, 2019
London, United Kingdom
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Role Overview

The Projects Assistant will support the Berlin-based partnerships team in carrying out everyday activities that facilitate the smooth-running of bespoke events that Apolitical designs with and for our partners. 


Role Responsibilities

  • Manage internal business processes, such as maintaining databases of key contacts and organising colleagues’ participation in events
  • Support the logistical planning of international conferences and evening events such as organising travel plans, catering, key event communication and tracking participants
  • Facilitating groups at events
  • Research key areas of interest and experts in the field for event proposals
  • Compile data and analytics for quarterly partner reports 
  • Develop and update media lists and prepare media pitches
  • Manage relationships with external stakeholders 
  • Communicate with senior members of government and the third sector
  • Write grant progress reports for donors
  • Use online tools to graphic design company marketing materials
  • Copy edit and proofread proposals, marketing materials and presentations
  • Offer business support to colleagues with attendance at key events, such as calendar management, research and speech writing
  • Take on other duties as requested


Role Requirements

  • Highly organised and methodical self-starter who has an excellent eye for detail 
  • Up to 3 years experience working in a start up or other dynamic and fast-paced work place
  • Interest in public policy, systems change, and social business
  • Keen sense of the news/news cycles
  • Previous experience working on high-level events and conferences
  • Fluent in English, any further languages a plus
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
  • Able to work autonomously and take initiative, offering up suggestions to improve practices or systems where needed
  • Able to balance competing priorities and multiple projects and manage time effectively
  • Good familiarity with Microsoft Office and GSuite
  • Visual communications skills a plus


To apply, please submit your application via this link

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