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Vacancy - Investment and Programmes Assistant

25 January 2024

The Architectural Heritage Fund (AHF) is currently seeking an Investment and Programmes Assistant. Working closely with the Director of Investment and Director of Programmes and members of both of those teams, the post holder will help to deliver an efficient and robust funding function across the Architectural Heritage Fund’s (AHF) Investment and Programmes Teams. You will be responsible for the day-to-day administrative functions of the teams including maintaining key files and records.

We are looking for a candidate with 1- 2 years’ experience of administration and/or customer facing role, ideally in a financial or funding capacity with a social investor, charity lender or funder. The candidate must have excellent organisational, written, and oral communication skills. They must have excellent numerical and general IT skills and have experience of using database system(s) and Excel. The candidate must have ability to work effectively as a member of a predominantly remote working team, and the ability to work effectively on their own initiative with a willingness to learn new skills.

Ideally candidates will be educated to degree level or equivalent, have knowledge of charity lending and other social investment sectors and experience of working within a charity or voluntary sector organisation; however, these are not essential criteria. Also, candidates should demonstrate an interest in, and commitment to built heritage and the AHF’s mission – to help deliver a sustainable future for historic buildings throughout the UK through community enterprise.

Vacancy: Investment and Programmes Assistant Vacancy

£25,000 - £27,000 per annum (plus 8% pension contributions and other benefits)

Duration: Permanent
Application: Please submit a CV and covering letter outlining suitability for the role to 
Deadline: 26th February 2024
Interview: 13th March 2024

For a full job description please click here.

About the AHF

AHF is a leading heritage charity founded in 1976 to help charities and social enterprises across the UK find solutions for vulnerable historic buildings. We do this by offering advice, grants, and loans. You can find more details of the AHF and the impact of our work at:

Commitment to diversity

In accordance with our commitment to promote equality of opportunity and diversity across all of our areas of work, we particularly welcome applications from people from black, Asian and minority ethnic communities, disabled people and younger people, who are currently under-represented within the AHF.

How to apply

If you would like to apply for this post, please send a CV and a covering letter (by email only) that demonstrates your suitability for the vacancy to Your application should reach us no later than 5pm on 26 February 2024. We will contact you if you have been selected for interview; interviews will take place on 13th March 2024.

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