Part time Admin Assistant (3 days per week)

16th May 2022

Title:  Part time Admin Assistant – 3 days per week
Reporting to:  Head of Finance
Contract type:  Fixed Term to December 22
Salary:  Pro rata to £21,000 pa

Company Background

Manchester is second most visited city in England, attracting 40 million customers to the retail district every year. We have a 100,000 strong student population. £3 billion worth of major new property sites and £300 million worth of cultural projects are under development. £1.85 billion is allocated to transport improvements over the next five years including the transformation of Manchester Airport.

Every success has a story to tell: and CityCo Manchester and its sister organisation Manchester BID are part of the picture.

CityCo is the city centre management and is a membership organisation. We bring together the private and public-sector to support growth and create a vibrant, resilient city. We work with companies across all sectors, sizes and locations and our network includes head offices, banks, hotels, property, architects, shops, universities, restaurants, theatres and more.

Our work takes us across Manchester’s central neighbourhoods including NOMA, Medieval Quarter, Greengate, New Bailey, Northern Quarter, Piccadilly, Gay Village, Oxford Road, First Street, Petersfield, Chinatown, Civic Quarter, St John’s, Spinningfields and the Retail District.

We offer a range of Business Services to our membership: Operational Support, City Forums and Lobbying, Business Crime Reduction Partnership, Business Training, Business Briefings, City Intelligence, Corporate Events, The PA Network and CityCo Event & Meeting Spaces.

Manchester BID Reballot 

CityCo is currently delivering the second term (2018-2023) of Manchester Business Improvement District, Manchester BID. The BID is a working consortium of 400 retail and food/drink operators in the city centre. The purpose is to help businesses by offering lobbying support, operational and customer services and delivering a programme of public events.

The Manchester BID is now working towards reballot in December 2022, this will take the Manchester BID into its ‘3rd term’ of operations.

As part of this process, we are looking to recruit a part time Admin Assistant to support the Head of Finance in the analysis of sectors and geographical areas in Manchester City Centre.

Job Purpose and Responsibilities

The admin assistant will work closely with the Chief Exec, Finance Team, and BID teams in order to maintain a database of prospective BID members.

The role will require analysis of data as required, and corporate research into property details and tenants.

By way of research, and direction from the Head of Finance, the database will comprise of local and property knowledge.

By way of analysis, and direction from the Head of Finance, the database will hold the necessary and relative data to support the assessment and value of properties within the BID area.

Being highly organised and able to prioritise is crucial.

You will be responsible for maintaining an accurate and up to date database.

Being a team player is essential to the role.

Essential Core Competencies

  • Excellent Excel Skills
  • Brilliant organisational skills
  • Superb written and oral communication skills
  • Problem-solver
  • Presentation skills

Desirable Core Competencies

  • Good knowledge of Manchester city centre
  • Flexibility

The role will be based at the main CityCo/ManchesterBID office at Lloyds House, Lloyd Street, Manchester, M2 5WA.

Annual leave entitlement of 26 days plus bank holidays pro rata.

This post is subject to a three-month probationary period.

Equal Opportunities

CityCo is an equal opportunities employer. Personal information given as a part of the application process is necessary for recruitment of this post and will be held only for the statutory periods. It will not be used for any other purpose.

How to Apply

Please send CV with a cover note to