City of London Livery Company Clerk

  • Job Reference: 278027/1
  • Date Posted: 11 January 2022
  • Recruiter: Metzger Search & Selection
  • Location: City of London, London
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: £50,000 to £55,000
  • Sector: Public & Social Sector
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Excellent opportunity for City of London Livery Company Clerk
Salary £50,000 - £55,000
Location: Home working with flexibility to travel to London
Closing Date for Applications: 28th January 2022

The Worshipful Company of Environmental Cleaners is a progressive, modern Livery company with a vibrant membership of circa 150 members. Founded in October 1972 as the Guild of Master Cleaners, it achieved the status of a Livery Company in October 1986, becoming the 97th Livery Company in the City of London and was granted its Royal Charter in 2010. Whilst the pageantry and ceremony are an important part of the organisation, the key objective is to maintain high standards within the environmental cleaning industry and raise money for the many charities that they support.

The Company entered an exciting new development stage in 2021 when it was granted Chartered status enabling the Company to create and maintain a Register of Chartered Practitioners in Environmental Cleaning and related occupations.

With this new development and plans to further increase the membership, it has created a full-time role for an experienced individual to become the Clerk. The Clerk is the Chief Executive of the Company and oversees its day-to-day operation and activities.

The role involves three distinct areas of responsibility:

Administration and Finance
*Works closely with the Master, Honorary Treasurer and Wardens
*Provides advice to the members of the Court (Board of Directors), Finance and General Purposes Committee, Registration Authority and Trustees of the Charity Trust
*Is the primary contact, manages and maintains relationships with membership, external companies and committees
*Holds responsibility for all administration including agendas, minutes of meetings, updating records, insurance, maintenance of Company assets and supports the strategic development of the Company
*Acts as the hub for media and social media communications
*Works closely with the Treasurer to maintain and manage the financial records, banking and produce the annual report and accounts

PA to the Master
*Works with the Master to plan the events for the year ahead and manage the formal event diary and Members annual calendar

Event and Project Management
*Responsible for the smooth organisation and running of the Company's formal events
*Books all venues, prepares and manages event budgets and associated costs

To be successful in this role you will have:

*Fantastic attention to detail
*Strong planning and organisational skills with experience of delivering high quality results
*Superb administration, financial and event management skills
*Good IT literacy ideally with knowledge of Xero, MoorePay, Stripe, WordPress and Microsoft 365
*Excellent communication and influencing skills at all levels and have tact, diplomacy and discretion
*Initiative to work remotely and be a team player
*A solution orientated approach
*Experience of running a membership organisation and be aware of 'City Livery' protocols
*High standards of professional and personal conduct
*Knowledge of managing social media campaigns and platforms

This is a fantastic and unique opportunity to join this progressive membership organisation as it enters this new phase of development. If this sounds of interest and you feel you have the necessary experience and skills, please send your CV in a Word format by 28th January 2022, quoting reference 278027/1/LT/HM. Please give details of your current remuneration package and availability and if your application is of interest, one of our Consultants will be in touch. We regret we cannot take telephone enquiries relating to this vacancy, due to the high level of responses expected.