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The Country Trust
Compensation: £9.50 per hour (Living Wage)
Paid Full-time Fixed term / contract
We are looking for an enthusiastic and effective Database and IT Assistant who will help to ensure that our new opensource CRM system, CiviCRM, is fully adopted and transforms the way we work. You will also help to keep our charity safe by supporting best practice in cyber security and as we grow you will help to bring our new recruits up to speed quickly with our use of cloud-based systems. This role, if final funding is confirmed in February, will be part of The Rank Foundation Time to Shine Leadership programme.
Imagine a job where your contribution, and your successful collaboration with the whole team results in a step change in our ability to improve the life chances of disadvantaged children through food, farming and countryside opportunities and experiences. In addition, you’ll benefit from a programme of personal and professional development activities from The Rank Foundation.
Working alongside our expert IT volunteer and our Office Manager, to quickly develop sufficient specialist knowledge in the use of our new opensource-based database (CiviCRM) to support our workforce as they start to use it to manage and record all aspects of our work, and to develop the next stage of the roll out. To help to train and encourage our new recruits to understand and use the best of Microsoft Office 365. To work with our IT volunteer and our Office Manager to implement the recommendations of our cyber security review.
As a Time to Shine Leader you will also participate fully in the Time to Shine programme.
Line management: You will report to the Country Trust Office Manager but will work very closely with our expert IT Volunteer. Our recruitment and management approach includes a 1, 3 and 6 month review and a 6 month probationary period.
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Applications must be via a completed application form from our website at https://www.countrytrust.org.uk/get-involved/work-for-us and the closing date is midnight on January 17th 2021
First interviews will be via Microsoft teams w/c January 25th 2021 and with the Rank Foundation between 1 and 12th February 2021 (a specific date will be assigned to us).
We want our team to better reflect the amazing diversity of the children and the communities we work with and are excited about the connections, creativity and inspiration that this will bring. Please talk to us about your application if you have questions about matching your experience to our job specification.
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About The Country Trust
Since 1978 The Country Trust has been making it possible for hundreds of volunteer farmers and landowners to welcome thousands of disadvantaged young children from all backgrounds and faiths onto their farms to share their passion for food, farming and the countryside.