The Classical Association is looking to appoint a new Association Secretary to perform the day-to-day running of this UK charity, whose remit is to promote access to the study of the classical world. As Secretary of the Classical Association you will be responsible for a number of areas of the organisation’s functions:

-Membership: Annual subscription renewals (mostly direct debit) and reminders; updating the database for new members, changes of address, changes of publication; sending out new membership packs; agreeing print runs for membership publications and providing addresses to printers and CUP; dealing with sundry membership queries.
-Finance: Day-to-day bookkeeping; invoicing/paying bills/grants/expenses/honoraria; VAT returns; compiling annual accounts (using Sage Line 50); preparing periodic management accounting reports.
-Governance: Servicing meetings; maintaining archives; policy and compliance (e.g. data protection); reporting (e.g. charity commission returns, publishing accounts/trustees report).
-Conference: Advising the conference administrators on practical aspects of a CA conference; administering conference bursaries.
-Supporting teachers: Maintaining up-to-date information on teaching classics in schools and available sources of support; liaising with the CA Teaching Board to develop the association’s work in this area.

Job Title: Secretary of the Classical Association
Reports to: Honorary Secretary of the Classical Association
Salary: £43,220 (Level 8 Point 37 of the University of London academic related pay scale) + pension + generous leave entitlement
Working hours: 37 per week
Location: Watford (The Classical Association, Park House, 15-23 Greenhill Crescent, WATFORD WD18 8PH)
Closing date: Noon on 31 May 2018
Recruitment contact: Dr Emma Stafford ([email protected])

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