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Events Administrator & Relief Market Officer

Vacancy Details

Salary: £20,457 to £21,996
Location: Mendip District Council
Job Type: Other
Category: Mendip District Council
Date Posted: 21/08/2019
Reference: 1000000842


Events Administrator & Relief Market Officer

Neighbourhood Services Group

                                                                Grade J (Salary £20,457 to £21,996)

(Contract 9 Months)20,457











Mendip District Council is an innovative authority set in the Mendip Hills of Somerset.

We are seeking an enthusiastic and committed Events Administrator and Relief Market Officer to work in our Markets and Events Team. 

Relief Market Officer provides support to the full time Market Officers, managing the markets covering for holiday, illness and project work.  This role involves;

Outdoor working – post holder is expected to be on or near the market at all times in all weather conditions.

Physically demanding - role involves walking or standing for most of the day.  There is also an element of manual handling.  

Lone working

Car driver with use of vehicle

The Events role is an office based administrative role coordinating events on Mendip Land, 

Competent in Microsoft office systems

Ensuring paperwork is completed

Check fees and invoice accordingly

Liaise with event organisers holding events on Mendip owned land.

Liaise with external partner organisations.

The post is equivalent of 3 days, this is a flexible post without a set working week and involves some early mornings and Saturdays to provide market cover. 

Experience in Market Trading or similar would be an advantage, but training will be provided.  Knowledge of health and safety desirable along with good communication skills.

For an informal discussion about this post, please contact Suzanne Sharpe on (01749) 341471

Closing date for applications is Friday the 13th 2019

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