Assistant Business Services Co-ordinator

Zoek Pin Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England


Permanent (Full time)

Posted 8 days ago

The National Trust is a busy organisation that has a lot going on at all times - you can guarantee that no day is the same so you’ll have to love variety. As well as supporting day to day operations, you’ll have the chance to support a variety of projects. You’ll learn to champion best practice when it comes to business support, and will always be looking at how you can offer help where needed.

Hours: The working pattern for this role is 15 hours per week over 3 working days (including weekends), this will be increased to provide support to our Project Manager 1 day a week fixed term for 1 year (this may then be extended) This will be reviewed regularly with the successful candidate and a working pattern will be agreed with the successful candidate on appointment.

Duration: this is a permanent contract, with paid holidays, plus free National Trust membership, a company pension scheme, with Perks at Work Scheme and 20% Discount in all National Trust shops and National Trust holidays.
What it's like to work here
Attingham welcomes more than half a million visitors a year. Make no mistake, this is a busy and thriving place to be that is full of life and locally loved. The National Trust team here today conserve and care for the estate carrying on the legacy of the eighth Lord and Lady Berwick who left the estate to the National Trust in 1947.

Attingham welcomes everyone - our supporters, members, and visitors are vital in helping us continue our work. Whatever your role, you’ll play your part in helping us build relationships and make connections with our regular visitors, those new to Attingham, and those yet to visit, so we can keep Attingham a special place now, and for everyone, and for ever. Attingham Park is arguably Shropshire’s greatest estate.

Built in 1785 and owned by the same family for five generation, today it is around 4,000 acres in size, and at its heart is a mansion, parkland, walled garden, play space, deer park and various food and beverage and retail outlets.
Click here for more information about this location What you'll be doing
Known for your attention to detail and can do attitude, you’ll help provide a comprehensive administration service to your team. As well as assisting with people’s diaries and movements, you’ll be comfortable using a variety of IT packages to help create reports, keep accurate records, and write timely and accurate internal/external communications. In essence you’ll assist with the delivery of an effective business service function.

Please also read the full role profile attached to this advert.
Who we're looking for

  • Fantastic customer service skills

  • Good written and verbal communication skills

  • Flexible approach and a strong team player

  • Enjoys a challenge and will rise to the occasion

  • Able to multi-task and prioritise own workload

  • Well organised and attention to detail

  • Good IT Skills

  • Cash handling experience

The package
Benefits for working at the National Trust:

  • Flexible working whenever possible

  • Free parking at most locations

  • Discounts in high street stores, cinemas, National Trust properties and cafes.

  • Free entry to our properties for you, a guest and your children (under 18)

  • Generous annual leave

  • Subsidised health cash plan

  • Free 24-hour support service

  • Substantial pension scheme of up to 10% basic salary

  • Training & Development tailored to you

  • Up to 5 days of paid volunteering for you.

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