Senior Management Assistant




£22,725 pro rata

We are seeking a person to join our team who can make a difference. You will have skills and experience that can improve and support communication, marketing, fundraising and project management across our charity. We need to make sure people hear about unpaid Carers and Young Carers and the work that we do to support them. We need someone with good communication skills who understands how to make the best of social media, someone who can make some fundraising initiatives happen and contribute to some projects to benefit vulnerable adults and children in Essex. If you think that you have skills in a number of areas that could help us, and you are prepared to learn and develop in other areas then please apply for this role.


The job role of Senior Management Assistant reports directly to the Chief Executive Officer. This is an exciting opportunity we want to develop a new brand within our charity which achieves a positive impact. Action for Family Carers has been providing support for Adult Carers and Young Carers for over 30 years – people with unpaid, caring responsibilities for others.  We are a Carers Trust Network Partner and hold Trusted Charity status.  We provide information, befriending, counselling, wellbeing activities, Young Carer Clubs, Activity Groups and Day Care across Essex, working within schools, with GP practices and in a variety of community settings.


Senior Management Assistant

Starting salary £22,725 pro rata

Part-time - 25 hours per week but can be more or less hours to suit both parties

Based in Maldon, Essex

Some working from home and flexible working available


Your role: See full Job Description and Person Specification


-          To plan and deliver communication to promote the Charity’s work including newsletters, press releases, flyers / work with the local community /use of social media, website /preparing surveys and reporting on feedback and other communication work.

-          To support Projects with coordination and delivery/inputting data/monitoring actions/helping with recruitment and induction.

-          To work with the community, staff team, volunteers and supporters on fundraising initiatives/ provide fundraising communications/be the point of contact for internal and external fundraising.


You will be

·         A Strong Communicator with good written and verbal communication skills, knowledge of media tools such as social media and desktop applications.

·         You will be organised, self- motivated and proactive and be able to respond to the daily needs of the organization.


We offer:

  • Full induction and relevant training.
  • 24-hour Confidential Staff Helpline
  • Contributory pension scheme.
  • The chance to join a supportive and friendly team making a positive difference for carers and families in Essex


Submit application including Supporting Statement to by midday on 7th June 2022.

For an informal conversation about the role please contact James Clarke on 01621 851 734.


Action for Family Carers is a Mindful Employer and an equal opportunities employer. We positively encourage applications from all sect

Closing date for completed applications

Tuesday 7th June 2022

Interviews will take place on


Application Pack

To view the full Application Pack, including a Job Description and Person Specification, please see the PDF links below.

If you are interested in applying for this post, please Save a Copy of the application form, fill it in on your computer then either:-

email to or print and post to Brickhouse Farm, Poulton Close, Maldon, Essex, CM9 6NG or phone Kim Smith on 01621 851640.

If you are having difficulty with the online form, we can arrange to send you an application form via email or post, please ring the offices on 01621 851640.

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