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CLOSED: Foundation Administrator, Pears Foundation


Deadline extended: Thursday, 24 March, 2022

Salary: £25,000 – £30,000, plus benefits
Based: West Hampstead, London
Contract: Full-time, office-based, with some flexibility


Are you the new Foundation Administrator?

  • Are you committed to working in the charity sector to help provide support to a wide range of organisations and individuals?
  • Do you genuinely enjoy delivering a first-rate administrative function?
  • Are you a real team player who is flexible and supportive, and who is also a self-starter and able to manage your own workload?

If so, then you might be the right person to join our small, high-performing, friendly team at the Pears Foundation.

About the Pears Foundation

The Pears Foundation is an independent, family foundation supporting organisations working in the UK and internationally. Since its establishment the foundation has committed over £250 million to support a wide range of causes including, children and young people, end-of-life cancer care, health care, creative therapy and adoption support, training, education and citizenship, plus many more. We also provide working space at the Pears Hub and programme of professional development for our grantees.

About the role

The Foundation Administrator will need to have a genuine interest in and commitment to delivering a first-class administrative function. A key part of a small team, the Foundation Administrator will support colleagues, trustees and visitors to the Foundation, and they will be responsible for the Pears Hub. They will also be responsible for administering all the Foundation’s payments and will support the Operations Manager to refine and develop the systems and processes of the Foundation to ensure that the operations run as smoothly as possible.

About you

This could be the right opportunity for a range of potential candidates but whatever your motivations, the Pears Foundation would like to hear from you, particularly if you: enjoy a variety of administrative tasks and challenges, are a good communicator, are confident with finances, are a team player, are flexible and friendly, diplomatic and Emotionally Intelligent, organised, and have strong attention to detail.

We aspire to increase the diversity of our team. So, we are particularly encouraging people from a range of backgrounds and experiences to apply.

We value and respect all the differences that make us who we are, including differences of: age, cultural background, disability and mental health, ethnicity and race, gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, and social background.

How to apply

First, read the Candidate Information Pack. You’ll need the Application Form and the Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form. Send these forms, with your CV, to by 5pm on Thursday, 24 March, 2022.