Senior Support Officer

About the Role

The Senior Support Officer is responsible for providing administration management and support to the Leadership Team and project and seasonal support across the organisation.

Balancing and optimising the workloads of the Senior Team is key to ensuring that the organisation can operate in the most efficient way possible and that we get the best results and value from our people.

Key Responsibilities

The Senior Support Officer will provide administrative support to the Leadership Team, including but not limited to diary and email management, project administration, general administration (especially in high season to help alleviate seasonal pressure) and support in the communication and wider update of organisation messages.

About You

We’re looking for you to have a high level of written and verbal communication , be efficient and confident, with great time management. You have a willingness and eagerness to assist others and be self disciplined and able to prioritise your work.

For someone to be successful with us, they need the ‘Kings Factor’ – energy, a passion for child development, inspiration and fun and be motivated by, and supportive of, the mission and values of the Kings Active Foundation. You must have eligibility to work in the UK.

Rewards and Benefits

If the above isn’t enough to tempt you to join us, here’s a few more things you may want to know.
  • Where: Kings Active Foundation HQ, Sheffield, S10  (choice of merged working with a mixture of office and home)
  • Salary: Up to £27,000 per annum, DOE
  • Working Hours: Flexible working between 8am – 6pm (flexible approach to working hours and peak periods will involve travel and being
    on-call over evenings and weekends)
  • Auto-enrolment company pension and employer contributions
  • Holiday: 20 days plus statutory holidays, increasing to 25 days during length of service
  • Additional discretionary holiday days
  • Subsidised school holiday childcare provision (5 -15 years)
  • Enrolled in benefit scheme via Network Extras
  • Report Directly to Chief Financial Officer
  • Monthly 1:1 development meetings
  • Annual performance review
  • Training & development opportunities

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Application Process:

  • Email your CV, along with a few words about why you’re a good fit with us to:
  • Deadline: 31 January 2024

The recruitment process consists of:

  • Video screening call – an informal chat with one of our friendly team
  • In-person interview – at our Sheffield HQ with a couple of our team. Details of the interview specific to the role will be provided in advance.

About Us

Established in 1991, Kings Active Foundation is a UK registered charity with a vision of a world where children love being active, and a mission to get children active, having fun and learning together.

We’re experts in using active games, sport and fun to connect with children via our activity programmes and we equip, enable and inspire others to deliver activity programmes.

We are a small team doing big things. We have a passion for our work and a desire to get more children active and improving their physical and mental wellbeing.

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Other vacancies

We have a number of vacancies available across the organisation. If this role isn’t quite the right fit for you, you can view details of all other roles on our Careers page.


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