Background

Colne Town Council has responsibility for delivery of Town Centre CCTV, Children’s Playgrounds, Multi Use Games Areas (MUGAs), Bus Shelters, Benches, Primet Community Centre, Colne Town Hall and Annex, 5 retail units and more recently, the Great British Rhythm and Blues Festival.  All of this is on top of the management of an active and geographically dispersed Allotment portfolio and an already very active events programme, including the Colne Cycle Grand Prix, Seasonal Festivals, Markets and Hallowe’en events and occasional local markets.

The Post

The Events and Administration Assistant (EAA) of Colne Town Council is responsible for all aspects of organising and managing Colne Town Council events and assisting with the day-to-day administration of the Town Council Office.

The successful applicant will have a proven track record in events management and administration, will be highly literate and numerate and have good IT skills.  As the first point of contact for visitors, they will possess superb communication skills, an excellent telephone manner and be able to efficiently manage diaries and prioritise tasks.

This is a great opportunity for someone with commitment, flair and initiative, who is responsive to change, and above all, has the desire to get things done!

How to apply

Simply download the Job Description and Application form from our web site www.colnetowncouncil.org.uk, complete the application form cover sheet and submit it no later than 10am on the Friday 10th January 2020. C.V.’S will not be accepted

Applications will be accepted in paper or electronic format.

If in electronic format they should be sent to admin@colnetowncouncil.org.uk

If you wish to have an informal discussion about this role, please contact Naomi Crewe on 01282 861888.

Please note that we expect a high volume of applicants for this post and your submission should ensure we are easily able to identify how you meet all the essential skills, otherwise you will not be considered for interview.

If additionally you meet any of our “desirable” criteria, then please do include this.

Job Details
Application Form
Equality & Diversity Form