Job: Engagement and Administrative Assistant (People in Government Lab)

The Blavatnik School of Government is seeking to appoint an Engagement and Administrative Assistant on a part-time basis (50% FTE) to support the People in Government Lab’s activities.

Reporting to the Executive Director of the PeopleGov Lab, the postholder will provide administrative, convening, and communication support. They will assist in the organisation and execution of internal and PeopleGov Lab’s hosted events, and assist with engagement activities with the Lab's partners. They will assist the PeopleGov Lab management team in compiling information about research projects, engagement actions, and teaching activities from across the programme, maintain a log of the activities from the communications workstream, and liaise with colleagues at the School’s research management team to ensure financial reports are accurate and delivered in a timely way. They will also assist with the production of the PeopleGov Lab’s internal and external reports and newsletters, support the maintenance of the PeopleGov Lab website, submit publications for inclusion on external platforms, and assist with the Lab’s social media calendar.

The successful candidate will have a proven record of administrative or project management skills, or compelling evidence of the capacity to develop them. They should be familiar and confident with engagement, administrative and communication activities, and have the ability to prioritise tasks and to work under deadlines, with a systematic, thorough, and well-organised approach to work. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, the ability to work well within a team, and a demonstrable interest in the PeopleGov Lab agenda are also essential.

This post is fixed-term until 30 September 2022. Further details of the post are included in the job description.

The closing date for applications is 12 noon (UK time) on Monday 20 September 2021. We anticipate that interviews will be held on 29 September.

To apply, please visit the University of Oxford website.