Job title: Bookings Administrator
Location: Lilleshall National Sports & Conferencing Centre, Shropshire, TF10 9AT
Job type: Maternity Cover - Up to 9 months
Working Hours: 31 hours per week, Mainly Monday to Friday
Salary: £10.42 per hour + Excellent benefits
Here at Lilleshall our goal is to get more people, more active, more often. We provide affordable access to a wide range of sports and leisure facilities to support healthier and happier people across all segments of the local community. To deliver those services takes an enthusiastic and customer focused team - and right now we are looking to recruit for a Bookings Administrator to join the centre.
Lilleshall is one of Sport England`s National Sports Centres and is home to a number of National Governing Bodies of Sport. Lilleshall provides excellent facilities to Britain's leading sports men and women. We are also a Conferencing and Event Centre, boasting a large number of recently refurbished rooms and outdoor spaces for weddings, corporate events, and team-building days.
You will receive free access to our facilities including gym membership, discounted staff meals (£3.20 for 3 course meal), physio discounts, up to 6% contributory pension scheme and Serco discounts which include cinema, merlin entertainment and online shopping discounts, cycle to work scheme and discounts on mobile phone plans.
As the Booking Administrator, the purpose of your role is to support an effective and efficient on-site bookings administration and co-ordination function.
Working in a small team you will be a point of contact within the bookings team for other departments and be pro-active and attentive, at all times, delivering high standard of customer service, when liaising with suppliers or clients. You will deal with customers over the phone, online and face to face for all enquires in a professional manner. You will make bookings as required for community sports, onsite partners, NGB's, Corporate customers and Casual bookings for both facilities and accommodation. Other parts of the day-to-day responsibilities include updating sales tracker, sending quotes, producing reports and reception cover when needed.
You will help in facilitating a safe, fun, and professional working environment with excellent development opportunities and working for a company that recognises your contribution.
The successful candidate will be a passionate and enthusiastic individual who like the members of staff at Lilleshall, pride and strive to give the best service possible for those who visit the centre and go the extra mile for customers when required, as well as being confident using a computer and have basic finance skills.
To be considered for this role you will need to have previous admin and customer service experience.
If you feel like you meet the above criteria and want to cut your teeth in a challenging and varied role, please apply today.
Meaningful and vital work: Working within Leisure at Serco means that you'll play a critical role in ensuring that the communities we serve receive exceptional service and you'll help to provide our local communities with a safe and fun environment to stay healthy and connected to others.
A world of opportunity: It takes a diverse team to support our Leisure business and we're big on internal progression. So, whether you specialise your skills, undertake additional training or progress into senior management you'll find all the opportunity you need to evolve your career.
Great people: Our staff are dedicated to providing the best possible service for our customers and we welcome those who take similar pride in their work.
What we offer
At Serco, not only is the nature of the work we do important, everyone has an important role to play, from caring for vulnerable people to managing complex public services. We are a team of 50,000 people responsible for delivering essential public services around the world in areas including defence, transport, justice, immigration, healthcare and citizen services. We are innovators, committed to redesigning and improving public services for the benefit of everyone.
By joining Serco you will have unlimited access to our Global Employee Networks - SercoInspire (Gender), SercoEmbrace (Multicultural), SercoUnlimited (Disability) and In@Serco (LGBT & Networks). Serco Employee Networks, led by colleagues who are passionate about diversity, inclusion and belonging.
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At Serco, we see people first and foremost for their performance and potential. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive organisation that supports the needs of all. As such we will make reasonable adjustments at interview through to employment for our candidates and strongly encourage applications from a diverse candidate pool. We are open to discussions around flexibility and flexible working. We operate a hybrid work structure in many of our business areas. We are proudly Disability Confident Leader employers and holder of the Silver Inclusive Employer Standard. Disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the job will be given the opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at an interview. For help with your application please contact 0345 010 4000.
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