Job title: Administration and Marketing Assistant 

Job reference: 80

Contract type: Permanent - Full time

Hours: Full-time – 37 hours, 5 days per week, Monday to Friday.

Location: Office Based - Stevenage

Salary: £22,000 per annum, + Benefits (dependent on experience).

Closing date: 9.00am, Thursday 8th September 2016.

Interviews: 15th September Hertlands House Primett road, Stevenage, SG13EE

About us:

POhWER are a charity that provides information, advocacy and advice services across England, offering direct and local support via Professionals and Volunteers. POhWER’s independent, free services reach individuals struggling with particular challenges in their lives.

Advocacy means enabling your voice to be heard, speaking for you when you can’t and supporting you when you can. Advocacy is about supporting, enabling, and empowering you to express your views and concerns and access information and services where needed.

About the role: 

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Administration and Marketing Assistant to join our Service, Design and Development Team based in Stevenage on a permanent full time basis, Monday to Friday. The role will provide an administrative and bid management support to the team as well as working in collaboration with the Digital Media and Communications Officer to support the development and promotion of local POhWER Services.

The role will also entail having specialist knowledge and skills in production of tailored promotional materials in a range of formats and being able to support the production of information and publicity materials in a range of formats including Easy Read, Makaton, Braille, BSL audio, large print, DVD and short film clips to evidence service user outcomes and information about POhWER services.

Day-to-day, the role will involve organising and maintaining diaries, making appointments, efficient system filling, updating current tracker systems and identifying potential tender opportunities. Supporting bid writers throughout tender processes, compiling information packs, writing processes for directorate, updating the company website and monitoring POhWER’s social media channels.

About you: 

The successful candidate will have excellent administrative, organisational and time management skills, good knowledge of bid management processes, IT skills and Microsoft packages. Experience in InDesign and Photoshop will be an advantage as well as good written and verbal communication.

Ideally our successful candidate will be qualified to an NVQ level 3 in Business and Administration have experience in Mail Chimp, website content management systems, Easy Read, video/audio production and social media channels as well as contract and tender tracking.


Full job description: Administration and Marketing Assistant (pdf)

How to apply: Fill in the application form. (Your application will only be considered if you submit a fully completed application form attached)

Once completed, please send your application form to or if you are having any problems, call 01438 846023.