Admin Clerk, The Gurkha Museum Trust

Location:The Gurkha Museum, Winchester Salary:£18,000 Closing date:21/06/2019 Job Description:

Position: Administration Clerk
Organisation: The Gurkha Museum Trust
Location: Peninsula Barracks, Winchester, SO23 8TS

Salary: £18,000 p.a.
Full Time 37 Hours per week.

The Gurkha Museum an Accredited Museum that serves as a memorial to all Gurkha units that have served the British Crown for the past 200 years.

Primary Tasks:

To assist with the day to day administration of the Museum which will amongst other duties involve the following:
• Manning the Museum telephone point and directing accordingly.
• Maintaining the Museum’s filing system and diary
• Assisting with organising group visits to the Museum including unit visits from the Brigade of Gurkhas and the wider British Army and from Nepalese Community Groups.
• Assisting with bookings, payments and running of lectures, lunches and other events held at the Museum.
• Maintaining duty and leave rotas for all staff.
• Dealing with the daily receipt and despatch of mail and dealing with the maintenance of stationery for use in the Museum.
• Maintaining the petty cash balance and account and liaising with the Museum Accountant over such matters.
• Providing admin support for any current or future fundraising initiatives.

Secondary tasks:

• Assisting other members of staff at times of high workload or staff shortage in connection with the shop, reception, education and events.

Essential Skills:

• Proven experience in an administrative role.
• Good communication skills with the public and military personnel whether face to face or on the telephone.
• Candidates must be able to work to deadlines.
• Must be proactive and able to work without supervision.
• Must have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to operate as part of a team.
• The candidate must have sound and accurate ITC skills including word processing, spreadsheets, data input and report generation.
• Must show excellent organisational abilities

Desirable Skills:

• Ability to speak Nepali and Hindi.
• Current UK driving licence.

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