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Oldham Athletic Community Trust are delighted to announce we are recruiting an Admin Assistant on the Governments Kickstart scheme. 

Using the power of football Oldham Athletic Community Trust (OACT) works in partnership with its local community to provide positive opportunities through sport, inspire and reward our local community. OACT are now recruiting for professional, dedicated and inclusive individual to support our administration work.

Main tasks:

To assist with the day to day general administrative takes and support project managers to ensure the successful data record of required information.


- To assist with the day to day running of the office

- Providing administrative support for OACT staff where applicable

- Attending meetings as and when required including the taking of minutes and circulating;

- Dealing with and responding to enquiries in person, over the phone and via the internet

- Support the Club staff in regards to HR, Safeguarding, Equality & Diversity and Health & Safety responsibilities.


- Carry out duties in accordance with all relevant company policies, including, but not exclusive to, the Health and Safety at Work Act, Code of Conduct, Safeguarding Policy, Diversity & Equality Policy, Equal Opportunities Policy, Financial Regulations Policy & Social Media Policy;

- Act with utmost good faith to the trust, Club and any other linked organisation;

- Devote full attention and ability to the fulfilment of the duties required by the role, plus any other duties as reasonably requested by a member of the management staff;

- To work closely with partner organisations, to maintain good relationships and collaborative working practices;

- To work with colleagues throughout the foundation and club to extend knowledge and skills in order to identify and develop best practice;

- Deal with enquiries and general day-to-day liaison with customers, colleagues and partners;

- Carry out general office duties including data recording, filing, photocopying, sending and receiving emails;

- Active participation of continuing professional development and the appraisal processes;

- To undertake such other duties, training and/or hours of work as may be reasonably required and which are consistent with the general level of responsibility of this job;

- Present a professional image when dealing with both internal and external contacts and partners, acting in a professional manner always;

- To cover as and when required at other departments within the trust;

- To safeguard and promote the welfare of all children, young people and adults at risk;

- To be vigilant and support all safety and security operations;

Knowledge & Experience

  • Office based awards, qualifications. E.g. Customer Services (Desirable)

Skills and competencies

  • Must be a consistent team performer and able to forge excellent working relationships with team members, partners and the general public
  • Have a polite and courteous manner and a personable approach
  • Energetic and forward thinking
  • Willing to work in high pressure situations
  • Confident, positive and happy speaking/interacting with people
  • Be organised and have good time management skills
  • Reliable and dependable at all times
  • Honest, reliable and trustworthy
  • Close attention to detail with an ability to work under pressure
  • Proficient in use of Microsoft Office systems eg Office, Excel, Access and Powerpoint or equivalent system.

Other Requirements

  • A willingness to learn and develop as an individual, through CPD (essential)
  • A passion for the work of the club (essential)

How to Apply:

To apply, please send a CV and covering letter to for the Youth Engagement Assistant.

Only candidates who are referred by their job coach, who are aged between 16 and 24-years-old, and are claiming Universal Credit, will be considered for this role.

All applications must be completed and sent as soon as possible.