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Business Assistant

Grade F SP 1-4 £18,799 - £21,768 per annum Please note it is WYCA policy to recruit at SP1 Based in Leeds City Centre Funded until 31/3/18


 Want to be a key player in a committed and enthusiastic team promoting sustainable travel to organisations across West Yorkshire? Do you have exceptional organisational skills and a can-do attitude?

As a Business Assistant you will support the West Yorkshire Travel Plan Network team to raise awareness of sustainable travel such as public transport, walking, cycling and car-sharing to organisations and their employees. You will also be responsible for coordinating a SafeMark training delivery programme with primary schools and liaising with JobCentrePlus to support jobseekers with public transport tickets and reconditioned bicycles to access interviews, training and new employment.

You must be experienced in working in an administrative environment, have excellent communication skills and be able to complete tasks to deadlines. Applicants must have a flexible approach, be able to work co-operatively with others and be conscientious and meticulous with details.

You must be able to type proficiently, use Email/Internet, Word, Excel including Mail Merge and use customer databases. You will be able to input data into customer databases, gather information and compile basic reports. The ideal candidate will have some experience of supporting communication activities including updating websites, scheduling social media posts and organising promotional events.

For more information about the work of WYCA, please visit www.westyorks-ca.gov.uk

West Yorkshire Combined Authority (WYCA) has a flexible and encouraging approach to helping you achieve your best work/life balance and career goals with a range of benefits including a local government career average pension scheme, a free countywide travel MCard (zone 1-5) and flexitime working scheme.

We encourage applications from everyone regardless of age, race, gender, religion or beliefs, disability, gender identity or sexual orientation.

Please submit your application by Sunday 7th May 2017

If you have not heard from us within 4 weeks of the closing date please assume that you have not been successful on this occasion. Candidates will be notified of invitation to interview by e-mail.

No Agencies please.
Candidate information will be retained by WYCA for 12 months unless you make a request for this to be deleted.

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