Bridgend, Pen-y-bont ar Ogwr
£15,000 per year (pro rata)
Permanent, Part-time
Job description

Are you looking for a role where you can make a real difference?

If so, we could have the perfect opportunity for you.

We are looking for a Programmes and Office Assistant   to join our team at Tanio (formerly Valley and Vale Community Arts).  

Working in a small team based in Bettws, you will be pivotal in our mission; to offer a range of community arts-based activities to help a diverse range of people develop new skills, confidence and self-esteem through creative self-expression. 

At Tanio, we strive for all community members to have access to inspiring, aspirational and high-quality arts experiences in safe environments.


Could you join us and help us achieve our mission? 

Knowledge of the Welsh arts environment and the ability to lead and inspire facilitators, mentors and trainees are must-haves for this role.

In return we offer the chance to work with a dedicated and passionate team, a competitive salary, flexible hours, and an attractive benefits package including a stakeholder pension scheme.

Salary: 15k (pro rata)

Hours: 0.8 (preferably worked over 5 days) 

The core skills we are looking for:

• Strong administration skills 

• Excellent attention to detail and high levels of accuracy 

• Ability to plan and manage tasks in an organised and efficient manner

• Ability to communicate orally and in writing to a high standard, and 

• Work with a wide range of people, demonstrating excellent team player skills

• Ability to establish systems, record information and maintain records systematically 

• Experience in Microsoft Office packages including Word and Excel. 

• Experience and understanding of database packages and their functions

• Sympathy with the organisation’s mission and values

Highly desirable (extra) skills:

• Experience of working within a busy office environment

• Able to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing through the medium of Welsh

• Ability to drive, with access to car

• Experience of working within an Arts / Community organisation


To apply for this role please send a CV and covering letter by Friday at 5pm on the 28th August 2020 explaining why you believe you are suitable for this role. 


Good luck and we look forward to hearing from you.


Application guidance 

• Please submit an up to date CV and a letter outlining why you are suitable for the role. 

• In your covering letter when telling us about your main strengths in applying for this post, please address each point in the Person Specification from the job description in turn. 

• Any statements that you feel are relevant to the post should be backed up with evidence and examples. Do not use general phrases such as “I have the necessary skills ...” or “I am confident I can do the job well”. We need to know how you meet the requirements based on the evidence you provide. If, for example, you tell us that you are a good project manager, tell us why and where you have used these skills before. 

• You should include details of any current or previous jobs, outlining tasks, responsibilities, and achievements that would be relevant to this post.

• Experience gained outside paid employment may also be just as important. For example, you may have done voluntary work in the community, or have skills acquired through other interests. 

• Concentrate on relevant information and experience, transferable skills from your home life, voluntary work, past and present employment. 

• Sometimes it may feel like you are stating the obvious but remember that we can only assess the application on the information you give us. 

• If at all possible, please ensure you provide a daytime telephone contact number on your CV or covering letter. 

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Posted on: 13 August 2020
Closed date: 28 August 2020
Tags: Admin, Finance

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