Join our team! We’re hiring an Administrative Assistant 22/05/2023

We are hiring an Administrative Assistant to help our small, friendly and supportive team during a particularly busy period.

Are you a highly organised and motivated individual who can add value to our small, but friendly and supportive team?  The Devon Association of Local Councils (DALC) is seeking an experienced administrator to help us through a particularly busy period supporting parish and town councils in Devon.  You will play a vital role in providing administrative support and co-ordination to ensure the smooth operation of DALC’s activities.

The position requires:

  • Proven administrative experience
  • Excellent organisational skills with ability to prioritise tasks to meet deadlines
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficiency in using standard office software (Office 365)
  • Familiarity with social media platforms and website content management systems
  • Attention to detail and a high level of accuracy
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Discretion and confidentiality in handling sensitive information.

For the right candidate, there will be opportunities for professional growth, and/or for a contract to be extended beyond the fixed term period.

About DALC:

DALC is a membership organisation dedicated to supporting local councils in Devon.  We provide a range of services to assist local councils in their work and are a voice for parish and town councils in local government and beyond.

At DALC, we value our employees and strive to create a positive and supportive work environment. As an Administrative Assistant, you will have the opportunity to work with a dedicated team committed to supporting local councils and the enhancement of local governance in Devon.

How to apply:

For details of how to apply, please see the vacancy here or for further information or an informal chat contact Cara Stobart, County Officer, at or call 01392 241131.

Closing date: Friday 9th June 2023.