Assistant Business Support Co-ordinator

National Trust
Cambridge, UK
13 Jul 2019
29 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
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. As well as supporting day to day operations, you'll have the chance to support a variety of work streams and departments. 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.
What it's like to work here
Anglesey Abbey is one of the National Trust's top ten busiest and fastest growing properties, open 362 days a year and currently welcoming nearly 400,000 visitors a year. Our friendly, enthusiastic team of staff and volunteers enable us to take care of this special place, bringing our work and stories to life for others to grow support for our cause and delivering superb standards of service.

Our 114 acres, with house, water mill, gardens and woodland provide adventure, relaxation and inspiration throughout the seasons. Only six miles from Cambridge city centre we have many local visitors who return to us time and again.

Developed by one man, the future Lord Fairhaven, at the age of 30, began to create his first home; wanting to inspire and surprise his guests, he laid out a spectacular garden, and a cosy home full of fine furnishings, paintings and books in which he loved to entertain.
What you'll be doing
We are looking for an effective Assistant Business Support Co-ordinator to help with administration tasks at our property. Known for your attention to detail and can do attitude, you'll help provide a comprehensive administration service to the teams at Anglesey Abbey. You'll have shown you are trustworthy and numerate, and are comfortable using a variety of IT packages to help create reports, keep accurate records, and produce timely and accurate internal/external communications and provide exceptional service to internal and external customers. You'll be an excellent team player working alongside colleagues and volunteers, sharing knowledge and information, helping to create a great place to work.

Your role will be pivotal to the staff, volunteers and visitors and you'll enjoy the everyday reward of knowing that everything you do is helping to make our special places even more special.

Please also read the full role profile attached to this advert.
Who we're looking for
Our team love to be busy, and so will you, so to thrive in this environment, you'll have the following skills and experience:
  • Helpful and approachable demeanour
  • A good team player
  • Advanced IT Skills and ability to use digital/social media and other marketing channels
  • Have clear written and verbal communication skills
  • Take pride on delivering excellent customer service
  • Ability to prioritise your own workload
  • Good eye for detail
The package

Benefits include flexible working whenever possible plus free parking at most locations. You'll be entitled to discounts in high street stores and cinemas, National Trust shops and NT cafes, and have free entry to NT properties for you, a guest and your children (under 18).

Your health and wellbeing is important to us and is supported through generous annual leave and the option to buy additional days (minimum contract length applies), a cycle to work scheme, subsidised health cash plan and confidential access to a free support service 24 hours a day should you need it.

Your future financial health is helped by an employer matched - up to 10% of basic salary - contributory pension scheme and you can further your career with training and development tailored to you.

All of this and the opportunity to give something back to your community with up to 5 days of paid volunteering per year!

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