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Parks and Events Business Support Officer

Bromsgrove and Redditch Councils
Redditch Town Hall
Grade 4 (SCP 19-24) £25,119 - £27,334 per annum
Closing date
24 May 2024

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Local Councils
Job Type
Environment / Conservation
Contract Type
Fixed Term Contract
Working Pattern
Flexible hours

Job Details

Parks and Events Business Support Officer

Full-time : 37 hours per week

2 Year Fixed Term

Situated in North Worcestershire, Bromsgrove District Council and Redditch Borough Council share services. The Councils are committed to being a customer driven organisation, with our customers at the heart of everything we do; focused on improving delivery services that make a difference to the community that we serve.

We are looking for a proactive, positive, creative, innovative, self-led and highly organised Individual. 

The Parks and Events team at Redditch Borough and Bromsgrove District Councils are looking for an energetic, flexible, and well organised Business Support Officer to assist our team's day to day functions, programmes and delivery. 

The role provides an exciting opportunity to play a critical role supporting the coordination and administration of our programmes and projects alongside a broad range of local, regional and national organisations from a variety of backgrounds. 

We are  looking for a ideal person who is excellent at developing  good ideas, is passionate in the same way as us about encouraging people from Redditch and Bromsgrove. To get in involved in our parks and events and who thrives best when working face to face with people.

The individual will enjoy working as part of a team and have natural flair for communicating well with people of all walks of life. The role would be equally well suited for somebody with excellent administration skills who would like something a little different, or perhaps a recent leisure or culture graduate keen to get involved with our exceptionally well connected and friendly team. 

To find out more about what we're up to do take a look at the Council's websites where you can find out more about who we are and what we do with Parks and Events.

Key Requirements: 

  • Day to day coordination and management of the team's activities
  • Management of diaries, scheduling of meetings and note taking.
  • Collection and recording of data and assisting with the monitoring of budgets
      Ordering and requisitions of good/supplies and services.
  • Answering residents & staff enquires and providing technical support for the service as required. 
  • Supporting colleagues with administration and project related tasks

Essential Skills & Experience:

  • Experience of minute taking, planning and organising meetings
  • Good relationship building and communication skills 
  • Imaginative thinker and problem solver 
  • Ability to regularly travel between Redditch and Bromsgrove
  • Experience of working effectively as part of a team
  • Experience of working in community settings
  • Good IT, coordination, administrative and organisational skills

Additional Information

The Councils offer a range of staff benefits:

  • pension
  • generous leave entitlements starting at 25 days plus bank holidays (pro-rata)
  • flexible working, where appropriate
  • Employee Assistance Programme 
  • access to employee benefits platform.  Where you can find discounts for high street shops, leisure discounts, holiday discounts, salary sacrifice schemes and more

A job description and person specification is attached.

What next

Need further information on the duties of this post? Please contact Parks and Events Service Manager Ishrat Karimi Fini,

How to apply

Please select the ‘Apply’ button and apply online:

Please note CV’s are not accepted

 If you experience difficulties applying online email 

 Closing date for online applications is Friday 24 May 2024 (midnight).


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Parks and Events Business support Nov 18 Final 2024.doc


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