Committee Support Administrator – Working Dog Activities Team

Governance and Education Department

Permanent Contract

Central London Based

The Working Dog Activities Team is responsible for facilitating the processes that support all working dog activities including Obedience, Agility and Field Trials. As a Committee Support Administrator you will provide secretarial and administrative support for all Committees, Councils and Working Parties within the Working Dog Activities Team, part of the Governance and Education Department.  The Governance and Education Department is responsible for monitoring Kennel Club Regulations and liaising with exhibitors, competitors, judges and competition organisers.

Your role will be to co-ordinate administration activities primarily for the Working Dog Activities Team with particular emphasis on meeting preparation (approximately 40 meetings per year) and relevant follow up plus the arrangement of future meetings and logistics.

Excellent written and communication skills are essential as is the ability to work under pressure and to meet tight deadlines.  The ideal candidate will have proven administration experience, including proven experience of committee work or experience as a Personal Assistant.  Excellent organisation skills and a grasp of the English language are essential. You will be confident and comfortable working on your own initiative as well as assisting the team as required. Knowledge of the canine world is desirable, plus an interest in dogs as you will be dealing with a range of people from the canine world on a daily basis. It is essential therefore that you are also an effective and confident communicator.

If you are interested in applying for this position please send your CV and covering letter explaining why you are suitable for this position to Lorna Chalk, HR Department, to jobs@thekennelclub.org.uk  Closing date for applications is 11 January 2019.

A full job description and salary details are available from this email address.

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