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Could you be our next Operations Executive?

GamesAid is looking for it’s next Operations Executive to help manage and organise the charity. We are looking for an organised, enthusiastic individual who can work alone and as part of a team in order to ensure the smooth running of the charity day to day.

Operations Executive job specification

6+ month contract

Location – London

Full time

London Living Wage (£18,000p/a)

GamesAid is a UK based video games charity which acts as an umbrella to support a number of smaller charities who help disadvantaged and disabled children and young people. The money we raise every year may, for example, help a young child going through bereavement, help a family to afford a new wheelchair, or help a severely disabled child to play video games just like those who are more fortunate.

Responsibilities

  • Be the main point of contact of GamesAid for charities, fundraisers and sponsors interested in supporting GamesAid.
  • Manage the social media channels of GamesAid, including writing the weekly newsletter.
  • Write media alerts and press releases to raise awareness of GamesAid’s activities
  • Help with the organisation of GamesAid events and take the lead when possible to ensure all events achieve their maximum fundraising potential.
  • Co-ordinate information sharing and administrative tasks for the successful running of the charity (eg. organising trustee meetings, taking minutes, following up on agreed actions)
  • Maintain regular contact with the charities that GamesAid supports, providing them with information regarding fundraising activities, industry events and the annual voting process

Skills

  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Comfortable working alone and as part of a team to make things happen
  • A keen eye for detail
  • Confident and enjoy using social media
  • Experience of writing press releases and media alerts would be a positive
  • Photoshop skills would be desirable but not essential.
  • Knowledge and passion for the games industry a plus

To apply, please send a CV and cover letter to [email protected]