Administration Coordinator

  • Job Reference: RADADOCT19
  • Date Posted: 17 October 2019
  • Employer: BFBS
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  • Location: Gerrards Cross, Buckinghamshire
  • Salary: £24,000 to £26,000
  • Sector: Administration
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Duration: 12 months

Job Description

The Rights, Acquisitions and Distribution (R.A.D) team @ BFBS are looking for an Administration Coordinator.


You need to be a strong administrator with a passion for being organised and want to be part of our unique delivery of news and entertainment, to the Armed Forces.


The Administration Coordinator will play a pivotal role in delivering contracting and administrative support to the R.A.D team and work collaboratively with other internal teams, to ensure all objectives are met to agreed deadlines.


Your main responsibilities will be the preparation and administration of contracts, maintaining accurate records, databases and filing systems, together with general team support and admin, including some diary management and travel arrangements. A key part of the role will be as a first port of call for enquiries and specific contracting and R.A.D admin responsibilities.


You will work closely will our R.A.D Executive who will be there to train and assist you, however, you will need to be motivated to learn all aspects of the R.A.D delivery and work on your own initiative.


With your excellent administrative experience and organisational skills, as our Administration Coordinator, you will pride yourself on your attention to detail and excellent time management. You will have excellent communication skills as you will be required to communicate confidently and appropriately with both internal and external individuals at all levels.


You will have great computer skills and be proficient with Microsoft 365 packages, including SharePoint and an intermediate level of Excel, to compile and manipulate spreadsheets with macros. You will also be confident in modifying and adapting graphics for use in PowerPoint.   


You will have a flexible and self-motivated approach, you will be able to multi-task and remain calm under pressure. A basic understanding of legal documentation and/or television programme making would be an advantage, but not essential.


This is an exciting opportunity for someone with an administration or secretarial background or a business administration graduate to build on their skills and develop their talents within a varied and busy television production environment.


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About BFBS

BFBS is a military charity and media organisation with a mission to inform, entertain, connect and champion the UK serving military, their families and veterans.

We have been keeping the serving military connected and in touch for over 75 years, building morale and offering those serving overseas a valuable connection to life back home. We help them feel happier, know what’s going on around the world, share experiences and build communities. 


Today, our TV, radio and digital platforms offer entertainment, news, sport and information services to the Armed Forces, their families, veterans and anyone interested in the military. 


In recent years, building on our in-depth knowledge of the military and our digital, media and technological innovation expertise, we have also developed value-for-money commercial services for the military and other government clients. These include digital and creative services, a training and development academy, and pioneering technical media and communication solutions that work even in the most extreme environments. 


Why work for us?


BFBS is an exciting and rewarding place to work. We are committed to looking after our people, helping them to develop their skills and build successful careers.


So, whether your background is military, media, digital, broadcast – or perhaps something else – if you want to work with talented and passionate colleagues to help us in our mission to entertain, inform, connect and champion the UK Armed Forces, please take a look at our current vacancies.


Closing date: 24th October 2019

Interviews are likely to be held W/B: 4th November @ Chalfont Grove, Narcot Lane, Chalfont St Giles, Bucks. SL9 8TN. (or alternative address if know)


We thank you for your interest and application. We can’t guarantee being able to respond to all applicants, therefore, if we do not contact you within 10 working days of your application, you have not been successful at this time.