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Join the Team

We are a UK registered Christian charity with a friendly, inclusive culture and a warm working atmosphere, whose aim is to engage with people’s heartfelt questions about the Christian faith and explain the hope that the Gospel brings.  Successful candidates would be expected to take part in the devotional life of the organisation and to be in sympathy with our aims and ethos.  Due to organisational growth and development the Trust are currently recruiting for:

  • Personal Assistant to Executive Director (full time -37.5 hours per week, attracts an annual salary within the range of £20,000 to £24,000 plus other benefits)

We also have an exciting opportunity for an experienced personal assistant to provide a support service to the Executive Director and for the international operational activities.

Your main responsibilities will include:

  • Coordinating projects and the delivery of strategic objectives
  • Providing operational support to the Country Directors
  • Financial support including budgets, forecasts and regular transactions.
  • Arranging Board meetings
  • Coordinating international travel, venues and itineraries
  • On-going and new projects as agreed with the Executive Director

To be successful in this role you will have experience in an office environment and it is highly desirable that you also have experience as a Personal Assistant or similar role. Experience of diary management, coordinating meetings and organising logistics would also be highly advantageous.

A high level of numeracy and database experience is essential for the role and experience of Oracle PeopleSoft would also be an advantage. You will be educated to degree level or equivalent, be well versed in managing significant levels of communication and have excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Personal Assistant to Executive Director Job Description:

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Applications/Further Information:

To apply please send a CV and covering letter to or to the postal address below, explaining your reasons for applying and how your skills, knowledge and experience match the role requirements.  You should also include the full contacts for two referees; please note that unless you state otherwise in your letter or CV, we will assume that you are happy for us to approach your referees at any stage.  Please also be aware that as part of the recruitment process all candidates would be expected to provide evidence of your existing right to work in the UK, in line with current legislation.

For further enquiries about the role please call 01865 302900 in the first instance.

Postal applications:
Kate Shawcross, HR Coordinator, RZIM Zacharias Trust, 76 Banbury Road,
 Oxford, OX2 6JT