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We are a London Living Wage employer and have achieved the gold standard Investors in People award.

We have about 30 staff and offer a range of employment benefits as well as the opportunity to work for a well known and respected non profit organisation.

Benefits include:

  • 25 days annual leave and additional  leave days over the festive period;
  • continual professional development – both in house and external training relevant to your role;
  • up to two weeks paid study leave per year;
  • an employer pension contribution of 6%;
  • cycle to work scheme;
  • a summer staff away day and a festive party.

Current opportunities:

Connect Hackney Media Group Administrator

We are looking for an experienced administrator to support the delivery of a digital technology and communications project for older people in Hackney.  The media group project is part of Connect Hackney, a £5.8M programme funded through the Big Lottery Fund’s Ageing Better programme.  Connect Hackney is managed by Hackney CVS.

As project administrator, you will be able to work independently to ensure that all aspects of the media project administration are delivered successfully.  The successful candidate will need to be pro-active and well-organised, with excellent communication skills and the proven ability to deliver administrative work to a high standard.

As the first point of contact for the project, you will need to be a confident communicator, able to liaise with colleagues and older people who are central to the project.

The closing date and deadline for completed applications is 12pm on the 21 September 2018.
For any queries about the post, please contact Matt Bray on 020 7923 1962 or by e-mail to

Supporting documents:

Job description

Application form (seen by shortlisting panel)

Personal information (not seen by shortlisting panel)

Connect Hackney Programme Director (permanent; programme runs until March 2021)
Applications for this role closed on 6/9

Connect Hackney Ageing Better is a Big Lottery funded programme aimed at improving the wellbeing of people aged over 50 by preventing and reducing loneliness and social isolation.

We are looking for an experienced Programme Director to lead the programme until its end in March 2021.  Leading a small programme team, you will also work closely with our partners and older people to deliver an ambitious programme of work, and in particular ensure an appropriate legacy for Connect Hackney and older people in the borough.

You will have experience of leading varied programmes of work and motivating teams (and others) to deliver large-scale programme or project outcomes.  With excellent management capabilities/competences, you will be responsible for ensuring that all aspects of the programme are delivered to a high standard.

Hackney CVS is an equal opportunities employer committed to fairness and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

For an informal conversation about this role, please contact Lola Akindoyin, outgoing Connect Hackney Programme Director on 020 7923 1962 or

Closing date: 6 September, 5pm.
Interviews will take place on 13 and 14 September.

Supporting documents:

Cover letter

Connect Hackney – revised programme model

Job description

Interview process overview

Stakeholder sessions

Application form (seen by shortlisting panel)

Personal information (not seen by shortlisting panel)


We also advertise all job opportunities in our weekly e-newsletter.

Meet the team 

Meet the trustees

Hackney CVS can pride itself in having very professional staff dedicated to realising the aims of the organisation. There were many examples of colleagues helping each other and sharing knowledge and skills to support clients and contribute to the plans of the organisation.

Javier Jaso, IIP assessor