Community Liaison Administrator
SCP Range Grade 14 – 17 (currently £16,781 - £17,772)
Permanent, Full Time (37 hours per week)
An exciting new opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and motivated member of staff to work as Community Liaison Administrator within the Corporate Services Team based at The Guildhall, Chard.
Key Duties and Responsibilities of the post include:
Civic Event Planning
As a Community Liaison Administrator, you will be our eyes and ears on the ground, quickly finding out community passions and connecting people to others to make things happen. To do this you will need to establish strong and robust relationships within communities and have a network of key partners. Your interpersonal skills, diplomacy, influencing, negotiating and relationship building skills will be some of your keys to success in improving the quality of life for our community. To meet our expectations in this exciting role you’ll also have good self-awareness, be resilient, creative and an innovative lateral thinker.
You will be responsible for managing the Mayor and Deputy Mayor’s diary and a calendar of civic events to support and promote the Mayor’s office and the public visibility of the Council. In addition, you will undertake general finance and administration support for the Council.
As a key point of contact for the organisation, the role will suit someone who is confident working with a variety of people in a courteous and professional manner.
In return we offer a salary based on national salary scale points 14 – 17 (The precise starting point within this range will be determined by the skills and experience of the successful applicant) and 21 days holiday per annum (plus 2 statutory days and bank holidays), increasing to 26 days after five years’ service. We provide training and continuing personal development, including the opportunity to join the Local Government Pension Scheme.
For a full job description, person specification and application form please visit Chard Town Council website: www.chard.gov.uk
or contact: Chard Town Council, The Guildhall, Fore Street, Chard, TA20 1PP
Tel: 01460 239567
CV’s will not be accepted
Application Closing Date: 9 am on Tuesday 2nd January 2018
Interviews will take place on Wednesday 10th January 2018