Administration Assistant - Events (Part Time, 20 hours)

Carlisle, Cumbria
Up to £16,696 per annum (Pro rata to 20 hours per week)
06 Jun 2019
30 Jun 2019
Job Type
Part Time

GLL is looking for a part time Admin Assistant (20 hours per week) based at The Sands Centre Events in Carlisle, Cumbria. This role will provide administrative and financial support to the Arts and Events department to deliver the events programme to a high standards expected from promoters/producers, the client and the local community. The Sands Centre Arts and Events department caters to over 750,000 patrons a year with a wide variety of events and shows, from comedians to West End Productions, comedy to classical. With over 200 events a year this a busy and exciting department to work for, working alongside some of the biggest names in arts and entertainment. 

Working in a busy theatre office, you'll undertake general administration tasks as well as maintaining the department's purchase and sales ledger and compiling statements of accounts for internal and external stakeholders. You'll effectively reconcile and troubleshoot all the department accounts which includes completing the year end reconciliation, petty cash reconciliations and claim submissions, Box Office income reconciliation. 

With have an interest in the arts you'll have experience in general administration, accounting, budgets, cash handling and book-keeping of multiple accounts. You'll have excellent written and numerical skills plus experience in a similar role (preferred). You'll have a strong understanding and experience of IT packages/software such as Microsoft Office plus computer-based accounting systems. Time management will be important, as will working well under pressure, whilst still maintaining accuracy in all that you do. 

In return, we offer a range of benefits that you'd expect from the UK's largest leisure provider:

  • Pension schemes
  • Ride to work scheme
  • Discounted membership at our leisure centres
  • The opportunity to join the GLL Society and have a say in how we're run, plus associated social events
  • Career pathways
  • Ongoing training and development to help you to be the best 

If you have the passion and skills for this role, apply now. 

All pay rates are subject to skills, experience, qualifications and location.

To be shortlisted for the role, internal applicants will need to demonstrate their commitment to GLL by becoming a Society member where eligible. 

About Us
GLL is the UK’s largest leisure and cultural services provider and one of the first and largest leisure social enterprises. Our aim is to get more people, more active, more of the time whilst making leisure and community facilities accessible and affordable. We partner with local authorities to run leisure centres, swimming pools, libraries, children’s centres, spas, events spaces and world-class sporting venues such as the Copper Box Arena and London Aquatics Centre on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park - all under our Better brand. As a not-for-profit organisation, we’re different. Passionate about seeing our communities thrive, we invest back into our facilities, projects and people and are an Investors in People Silver Award employer. 

GLL is an equal opportunities employer.