Events Administrator

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Police Staff
Full Time
Corporate Comms
Portishead, Police Headquarters, Valley Road, Portishead- BS20 8QJ
SC 4

£24,921 - £27,351

Please note, if this is a paid role and the role is part time then the salary quoted will be pro rata based on the hours worked per annum.  

22/02/2024, 23:55

We’re looking for an Events Administrator to assist our dedicated Events team in delivering an extensive programme of events that make a real difference to how people feel about working for and with the police.

Our corporate communications department is based at Police and Fire Headquarters in Portishead, with free parking and an excellent range of on-site facilities, however, we proudly support flexible working and offer a blend of in-office and remote working for this role.

The role:

You’ll work closely with the Senior Events Coordinator and Events Coordinator to help deliver internal and external events as well as providing administrative support to the wider Corporate Communications Department.

You’ll have brilliant communications skills, be organised with a keen eye for detail and have a passion for creating memorable moments that make people feel special and cared for.

This is a not to be missed opportunity for someone looking to gain experience in events management working within a dynamic, fast-moving environment. Some travel within the force area will be required to meet with colleagues and support events.

The main responsibilities of the Events Administrator will be to:

  • Assist the Events Coordinator and Senior Events Coordinator in the delivery of a full programme of internal and external events.
  • Coordinate and administer event invites, registrations and responses, along with liaising with suppliers and administer purchase orders.
  • Organise and attend events planning meetings.
  • Provide administrative support for the wider Corporate Communications department.
  • Maintain appropriate filing and record systems.
  • Assist in collecting information, research and project work to enable the line manager/management team to respond to queries on specific issues and/or develop ideas and improvements.

 Skills, experience and qualifications required:

  • Good communications skills
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Organised with good attention to detail
  • Computer literate
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft applications including Excel, Word, and Forms 

To be eligible to apply for these roles you must have a 3 year ‘checkable history’ in the UK – ideally this means that you would have been resident in the UK for the last 3 years.

We are working hard to increase diversity and inclusion across our organisation, where communities are currently under-represented.

We recognise the benefit different life experience and perspectives can bring and welcome applications from people with diverse backgrounds, experiences and beliefs, who share our value of caring and want to make a difference in the community.

If you are from an under-represented background you can find out more about our Positive Action Programme and ways you could be supported here: Our inclusive culture | Avon and Somerset Police

About us

Diversity is a strength and individuality is an asset.

We recognise the benefit different life experience and perspectives can bring.

We are on a journey to become the most inclusive police force in the country. 

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Blended Working/ Hybrid Working

Avon and Somerset Police encourage flexible working where operationally possible.
This role has been identified as a blended role.
The successful candidate for this role will have the opportunity to work from home whilst also at a secondary work location, which will be a police premises. The successful applicant will have the option to discuss working arrangements with their line manager. All applicants must reside within the UK.

Important information before you commence an application (for external applicants)

You will require the following detail to complete this application form:

  • National Insurance Number
  • Identification Detail e.g. passport
  • Address information including proof 
  • Referee information
  • Full employment history including dates and any qualifications you may have attained
  •  Tattoos - you will also be requested to provide photos and describe of any visible tattoos you have

If the role requires you to drive you will also be required to upload details from your full driving licence including photos. 

Important information before you commence an application- for ALL applicants

The application system only remains active on a single page for a period of 60 minutes.

Please ensure you allow time to complete your application fully as part complete pages do not save.  

If the role has evidence questions you may wish to save these remotely and paste your answers into the boxes at time of submission. 

This vacancy is closed to applications.