Parkwood Leisure Head Office, Worcester
Parkwood is one of the leading leisure management companies in the UK, currently operating 69 leisure centres, 5 theatres and 4 outdoor activity venues on behalf of 28 Local Authority clients. The company has enjoyed steady and consistent growth since its inception in 1995, and now manages revenues in excess of £80m per annum.
As part of an investment into the Business Development team, we are seeking an Admin Assistant to provide important administrative and structured support to the Worcester based department. The Business Development team is responsible for producing high quality bids, preparing financial models and securing new business.
Reporting to the Business Development Manager, the Admin Assistant will be a professional with exceptional organisational skills. They will demonstrate credibility to internal and external stakeholders and offer effective interpersonal skills.
Tasks will include scheduling appointments, creating new business summary documents, management of the team mailbox, completion of selection questionnaires and to monitor tender portals through which clients communicate.
The Admin Assistant will maintain department records on OJEU notices, live bids and deadlines. They will support the compilation of bids by maintaining case studies, support with local research, and local competition analysis. They will assist in the creation of presentations, brochures and maintain department resources.
This position would suit an exceptionally organised individual who enjoys creating a structured working environment and supporting team members. A charismatic individual is being sought who can multitask different demands while also lifting morale during peak periods.
Applicants must be fully IT literate with a basic understanding of spreadsheets and have excellent written and communication skills. An interest in sport and fitness and/or leisure industry experience would be an advantage but not essential.
Please send a covering letter and CV together with current salary details to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Deadline for applications is Friday 19th January, interviews will take place throughout the process, so early applications are encouraged.
Parkwood Leisure is an equal opportunities employer