We’re hiring! Could you be our Business Support Assistant?

We're hiring!

Vacancy: Business Support Assistant (Part Time)

We’re looking for an enthusiastic individual with a shining personality to join our close-knit and busy team in Chester!

Who are MCPC Systems?

We are a friendly, independent and family-owned software house that develops, supplies and supports bespoke software applications to local government and SMEs.

We are committed to helping organisations, whatever their size, get the very best from their services and operations using quality, cost-effective digital technologies. Our team ensures that customers get so much more than a software package when they choose us. 

Key details of the role

Salary: £11,734 (£22,000 FTE)

Term: Permanent employee, subject to 3 month probationary period

Location: Saltney (just outside of Chester), Flintshire with home-working opportunities

Hours: 20hrs per week (flexible, with opportunities to increase hours down the line)

Start: ASAP

Must have a car

Your responsibilities

    • Supporting our business development by prospecting, generating and following up sales enquiries in line with our marketing and sales targets
    • Setting up meetings and product demos, and compiling quotes and proposals for customers
    • Managing our blogs and website content, and our social media accounts (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook & YouTube), and tracking their performance
    • Building our local and industry presence and network by attending networking groups and meetings in the area
    • Supporting other members of our team with general administration tasks
    • Helping to retain our existing customers and contracts through account reviews

What we’re looking for in you

    • A commitment to MCPC’s vision, mission and goals for the future of our business
    • Excellent communication and customer service skills, including in person, telephone and email manner
    • Fantastic organisation and administrative skills
    • An interest and savviness for social media and content marketing on platforms including WordPress, LinkedIn, Twitter and Mailchimp (with willingness to undertake further training if needed)
    • Good general education and/or experience in maths, English and business administration
    • An enthusiasm for teamworking and building relationships with other members of our team, our clients and industry influencers
    • Sharp attention for detail and problem-solving
    • Proficiency in Windows desktop and all the usual Office applications (Outlook, Word, Excel)

Naturally for our line of business, some knowledge and experience of computing, software and development for Windows platforms, alongside an understanding of public sector/local government, is an advantage. However, don’t let this put you off!

If you meet our other criteria and have a shining personality to mix with our small team, we’ll provide the training and learning opportunities you need to succeed in this role.

How to apply

Please send your CV and cover letter to Charlotte Girow, Director of Business Development: charlotte.girow@mcpcsystems.co.uk

Closing date for applications: Friday 6th July 2018

Interview dates: w/c 9th July 2018

Start date: ASAP

Data protection

We’re committed to protecting and processing your personal data in line with the standards set out by GDPR. When you submit your application to MCPC, and if you enter employment with us, we’ll process your personal information as we have set out in our Privacy notice for employees, workers & contractors.

Polite (but important) notice to recruitment agencies and vacancy advertisement services

This vacancy is open to direct applications only. We work with an established and approved list of recruitment agencies and vacancy advertisers, and we ask you not to contact MCPC or any of our staff for direct marketing of your services or candidates in relation to this advert.