Project Assistant

Adur & Worthing Councils

Lancing, West Sussex
£21,589 - £23,836 pa

Paid • Full Time • Fixed Term Contract

Sectors: conservation & wildlife, food, farming & horticulture

Closing date: Sunday, 9th August 2020   5 days left

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Project Assistant within our award winning Parks and Foreshore section to help deliver a range of exciting and high profile improvement projects across Adur and Worthing, including: Highdown Gardens National Lottery Heritage Fund project, the £3million Brooklands Park Masterplan redevelopment and a variety of climate emergency response and adaptation projects across our parks portfolio.

You will be a dynamic individual able to keep on track a variety of projects whilst producing regular progress updates and maintaining the project diaries and calendars. You will be able to work with multiple stakeholders, creating new networking opportunities, and be a focal point of contact for these projects both internally and externally.

It is essential that you are an excellent communicator and be able to work across multiple channels such as designing posters, updating websites, preparing and sending out project newsletters, linking up with the Council’s communications team to keep funders, stakeholders and the public up to date with project progress.

The successful candidate will have experience of updating and maintaining confidential / sensitive information and records and knowledge of GDPR. Be fully IT Literate and have experience of implementing, maintaining and reviewing administrative systems.

Experience of developing funding applications and evaluating the success of projects is desirable.

This post is for an initial 12 month period which may be extended.

Does this sound like you? For an informal discussion about this post, contact Gary Prescod, Project Manager .

No CVs or agency applications accepted.

Closing date: 9th August 2020

Interview date: 17th August 2020

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