Income Generation and Comms Administrative Assistant

Basis Yorkshire is an award winning charity that was founded in 1995 and now operates across Yorkshire. This is a unique opportunity to join a challenging and vibrant organisation, working with women and young people who are involved in sex work or being sexually exploited. For more information about what Basis Yorkshire does and its values, please visit our website.

Basis is looking to appoint an Income Generation and Comms Administrative Assistant who can support the organisation in delivering a wider impact through communication (social media, newsletters etc) and income generation (including through training and fundraising).  You will be curious, highly motivated and take a creative approach to ensuring Basis is able to achieve its objectives for women and young people. You will work closely with the Business Development Manager as well as the trainers and/or frontline staff to ensure our communication and training materials meets the clients and organisational needs, are of the highest professional standard as well as ensuring relevant administration is kept up to date.  

We are looking for someone who has an eye for detail, understands how to respond professionally to enquiries about our service, is organised, can plan ahead, meet deadlines and is self-motivated.  Applicants will be also be assessed on their values including a non-judgemental and compassionate approach to sex work and women and young people who are sexually exploited.

We welcome applications from women with relevant lived experience, recognising the value in this as well as any transferable skills that may not be mentioned in the person specification. We are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive working environment where we can all be ourselves and succeed. We particularly encourage applications from Black, Asian, and other women who experience racism and Trans (identifying as women) and non-binary as they are currently under-represented within our staff team. All appointments will be are made on merit, based on the criteria identified in the job description below.

Working at Basis means being part of a fun, dynamic and vibrant workforce; we also offer a benefits package including flexible working, contributory pension (4%), childcare vouchers, substantial training opportunities and an Employee Assistance package.

If you have any questions about whether you might qualify for the post, we strongly recommend you reach out, we would be happy to answer any questions you might have: please email: or call 0113- 243 0036  or 07940414141 and ask to speak to Amber Wilson

Income Generation and Comms Administrative Assistant

Deadline: Sun 20th June 2021 (23.59)  | Interview: 25th June 2021

Please use this Application Form and Equal-Opportunities-Monitoring-Form to tell us about yourself and send your application to 

Salary: £19241 (FTE) pro rata – 21 hours/week

Contract Length: 7 months (potential to extend to be confirmed by end 2021)

You will be based in Leeds (with some in-office work as well as home work  COVID-19 dependent) and may need to work unsocial hours.

Basis is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults at risk. This post will be subject to enhanced DBS check.

Because of the nature of the work this post is open to women only.  Sex discrimination act 1975 exemption S7 (2) (e) applies.

Only applicants who have the right to work in the UK or have a valid visa or work permit for a minimum of 6 months at the time of application will be considered for this role.