Personal Assistant
  • Employer: Brighton & Hove City Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/89919/13502
  • Published: Wed 28/04/2021, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Wed 19/05/2021, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37
  • Salary: £22183 - £24491
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: BN3 6BQ

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Personal Assistant

Job introduction

We are seeking an enthusiastic and highly organised individual to support the work of two Assistant Directors.  This post holder will provide an efficient administration support service so that senior staff are able to maximise their time and manage their work plan effectively.

About the role

Join us at Brighton and Hove City Council in this new role which provides administrative and project support for two assistant directors.  The post holder will make an important contribution to the success of two busy teams.  As the main contact point for two assistant directors, the successful candidate will have experience of working in a fast-paced environment.   Duties include tracking correspondence through multiple communication channels, preparing written material on behalf of senior staff and actively managing several diaries and email inboxes.   The ability to use standard software programmes to an advanced level will be essential.

This is an ideal role for an ambitious administrator who can operate effectively with a varied workload and can manage complex systems in a large organisation, following financial processes carefully.  The successful candidate will enjoy working with the public and have a calm manner when handling a wide variety of situations. 

Applications from candidates working in a variety of environments are welcome. 

Interview Date:  Tuesday 1st June 2021

For an informal discussion, please contact Donna Chisholm, Assistant Director Culture Tourism and Sport at

TO APPLY - as part of your application, you will need to answer some branching questions. To help you, some guidance has been attached to the advert below. 

Additional information

Work Permits: We may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) Points-based Immigration System. Please see for more information on the Skilled Worker Visa.

Company information

We welcome applications from all sections of the community but particularly encourage applicants from a BME or White Other background as well as those who identify as disabled, LGB, female or trans as these groups are currently under-represented in our Directorate workforce.

At Brighton & Hove City Council we offer staff a range of benefits. If you choose to work for us, in return we can offer you:

A competitive salary
Career average pension scheme
Generous holiday (23 days rising to 25 days after 5 years)
An opportunity to enhance your knowledge and skills
Staff discounts
A range of other staff benefits

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