Bursting with culture, energy, and opportunity, Waltham Forest is a place where people want to live, raise a family, and start a business. It’s also a fantastic place to work, as we do all we can to improve the lives of residents and maintain the borough’s reputation as an attractive place to visit and invest in. We’re looking for candidates with drive, tenacity and creativity to help us build on our successes as the Mayor of London’s first-ever London Borough of Culture and so expectations, confidence and ambitions are high. Our focus is to ensure that Waltham Forest continues to grow as a borough of culture supporting and empowering our local artists, creative sector and diverse communities to deliver inclusive, relevant and high-quality cultural activities.
We are looking for a business administrator (apprentice) to support and engage across the Culture & Heritage department, providing high quality and effective administration across a range of tasks and projects including for our venues the award-winning William Morris Gallery and Vestry House Museum.
As a key support to the team, we are looking for someone who can be efficient and has a positive approach to problem-solving, managing priorities and own time and showing initiative as well as communicating effectively with internally and externally (both written & verbally). Whilst developing a highly transferable set of knowledge, skills and behaviours that can be applied in all future roles.
This role will be based between the William Morris Gallery, Vestry House Museum and the Town Hall campus, allowing for collaboration and learning across teams, and may on occasion require work at weekends and evenings.
Waltham Forest Council recognises that diversity is a strength and what people bring through their personal experiences, background and identity significantly enhances our ability to deliver to our staff and residents. Therefore we would particularly welcome applications from individuals with a Black, Asian or other ethnic minority background, those who identify as disabled and individuals from the LGBTQI+ community.
How to Apply
Application Information The councils preference is for on-line application forms. However if you have a disability and are unable to complete an on-line application, please ring 0208 496 4227 who will be able to arrange an alternative. For more information on how to complete your application form, follow this link: Applying for a job at Waltham Forest Council
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