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Job Advert – Head Office and Events Administrator

1.    About The Role

British Fencing is seeking to recruit a Head Office and Events Administrator to join British Fencing’s small but dynamic Head Office team.

The Head Office & Events Administrator will provide a Head Office function in supporting the administration for the BF run Portfolio of Domestic and International Events, working closely with the Major Events Management Service (externally contracted) to ensure all BF portfolio events are delivered to a national/world standard.  They will be the first point of contact for all event enquiries, responding to fencers, parent and club queries, via email and phone calls.  They will also provide administration support, dealing with event licensing, general enquiries and supporting members of the BF team on a day to day basis.

2.    About You

British Fencing is seeking an individual with a passion for sport who has demonstrable experience of an administrative role within a fast paced environment, providing concurrent support to several projects and people at any one time.  As a creative problem solver with effective communication skills, you will have a considered and confident approach with the ability to motivate and lead others.

You will be focused and committed to driving projects to conclusion by working independently and as part of a team.  You will understand the value of sport and be aware of current themes affecting performance level sport.

Ideally, you will have experience of working within a multidisciplinary team, coordinating yours and others tasks and activities to a deadline.  You will be proficient in Microsoft office and have experience working with basic accounting and expense functions.

3.    How To Apply

To apply for this position, please email virginia.bailey@britishfencing.com a copy of your CV and covering letter, no more than 2 sides of A4 by Thursday 29th August 2019, by 5pm.

Please refer to the Person Specification within the Job Description when submitting your application.

The full job description and person specification is available here

For an informal discussion please contact: virginia.bailey@britishfencing.com
T: 0208 742 3032

Application deadline: Thursday 29th August 2019 at 5pm

Interviews to be held at British Fencing Head Office on the 12th September 2019.

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