The National Federation of Women's Institutes (NFWI) is the largest women's organisation with almost 220,000 members. It plays a unique role in providing women with educational opportunities and the chance to build new skills. Listed below are any current job vacancies at the NFWI. If there are no jobs listed, please try again later.
Department and Committee Assistant
£25,184 per annum
35 hours per week
This is a key role, in which you will provide vital support to the General Secretary, the Central Secretariat Department and the Membership Development Committee.
Your days will be varied; assisting colleagues to ensure the smooth running of this important department, and contributing to the ongoing success of the committee. To include arranging meetings, diary management, minute taking and project work.
You will need to be an excellent all-round administrator, with a confident telephone manner, proficient communication skills and an eye for detail. A self-starter with a proactive approach to your role, you will be able to manage your time effectively without direct supervision and have a good working knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite.
For an application pack, please contact Chrystal Isherwood, HR Officer, on firstname.lastname@example.org or 020 7371 9300 ext. 231.
Closing date: 7 July 2017.
No media or agencies please.
Food and Cookery Adviser
£33,106 per annum
35 hours a week
Based in Marcham, Abingdon
We have an exciting and unique opportunity for a food enthusiast to join our team to advise the Food and Garden committee on how to inspire interest in, cookery and preservation. Along with developing opportunities and to promote food studies and related subjects for members of the WI You will help to raise the standards and awareness of food, food provenance and cooking through the origination of ideas and recipes, making the very best use of social media and our members’ only website.
You will collaborate with outside organisations to develop links and joint initiatives, as well as research potential funding opportunities that will enable the WI to showcase food to a wider audience.
You will have a passion for food, and the confidence and ability to engage and inspire others, and be able to give examples of how you have achieved this. A City & Guilds qualification, higher professional diploma in food studies, or equivalent work experience, is required. You need to be self-motivated with excellent communication, people, organisational and ITC skills, and have creative flair along with a genuine commitment to the values and ethos of the WI.
For an application pack, please contact the Human Resources department, on email@example.com or 020 7371 9300 ext. 231.
The closing date for receipt of completed applications is 30 June 2017.
No agencies or media please.
WI Cookery School Assistant
£7.87 per hour
Full-time 35 hours per week (or job share) – including weekends
The WI Cookery School is a large purpose-built cookery school located just outside Abingdon in Oxfordshire. We offer a full range of hands-on courses for all ages and abilities, and we welcome WI members and non-members alike. In addition to our courses, we also host food events and demonstrations by leading celebrity chefs.
We are currently seeking a Cookery School Assistant to assist in the running of the School. The role combines preparing ingredients for courses, with maintaining a spotless Cookery School.
- Receiving food orders for classes and preparing ingredients for students and tutors
- Liaising with tutors to highlight any potential problems (e.g. student allergies).
- Assisting in classes and reacting to any unexpected developments.
- Maintaining required hygiene standards and cleaning the Cookery School during and after classes.
- Ensuring that the students and tutors have everything they need to enjoy their course.
You will need to demonstrate:
- Meticulous attention to detail and pride in the cleanliness of your workspace.
- An interest in food and cooking and an understanding of ingredients. Although a professional catering qualification is not required.
- A positive, problem solving attitude.
- Excellent customer service skills.
- Lots of drive.
- Clean driving licence.
This role is open to anyone that meets the criteria, and would ideally suit a Chef/Cook/Kitchen Porter, or someone with an interest in cookery, looking for their first position within the food industry.
For an application pack, please contact Chrystal Isherwood, HR Officer, on firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone 020 7371 9300 x231
Closing date: Monday 17th July 2017
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Registered office: 104 New Kings Road, London SW6 4LY. Contact telephone number: 0207 371 9300.
Trading arm: WI Enterprises Ltd: Incorporated in England & Wales - No. 1339906.
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