Business Support Administrator

Business Support Administrator

Huntingdonshire District Council (HDC) is passionate about providing high-quality services to our communities, residents and businesses. This means we must employ and retain the most talented and dedicated people.




Situated within the heart of the Cambridge-Peterborough Growth Area, Huntingdonshire is a beautiful district that boasts thriving market towns and many attractive villages, each with its own identity. We are an innovative and forward-thinking local authority whose residents are at the heart of our decision-making.


At HDC we want to employ staff who embody our icare values (Inspiring, Collaborative, Accountable, Respectful, Enterprising), all of which support our ultimate purpose of putting our customers first.


Job details


We are seeking a maternity cover for our Business Support Administrator with experience in delivering administrative support as well as marketing and events activities across our various media channels.


You will be a strong administrator playing an integral, supportive role to the wider team; able to manage regular tasks with a degree of flexibility when required. We are particularly keen to speak to individuals who have had marketing experience too. You may not meet every single essential criterion and that’s okay.


The right person and fit for our team are what we’re looking for. So, if your experience looks a little different from what we’ve identified and you think you can bring value to the role, we’d love to learn more about you!


We’re a small team with big plans and we need you to help organise us and our events; create and post content for our new website and social media channels. You’ll be an integral part of our department and liaising with different services across the council.


The team currently deliver support to businesses looking to relocate to Huntingdonshire as well as enabling our 8,000 enterprises to grow within the district. This may be through a mix of connecting, signposting, and promoting initiatives that support business growth. We also have a growing capability of intelligence and insights designed to support the council’s approach to Economic Development.


View the job description.




To apply for this position please complete the application form.

The closing date is 9am 28 February 2024 and interviews will be held the week commencing 4 March 2024


For many of our roles (and where it is possible) we are currently working remotely and anticipate in the future returning to a hybrid office model on a flexible basis. This will still include work-from-home and flexi-time opportunities in order to provide a good work-life balance whilst still ensuring that teams benefit from in-person interaction. Candidates should therefore be within commutable distance of our offices in Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire or able to attend meetings as required if further afield.


Should you have any additional questions regarding submitting an application, please contact the Recruitment Team at


Please note that the official closing date is as above, and will be the correct date. Some third-party websites may have different dates. Please refer to the HDC website for the official closing date to ensure you do not miss out on applying.


Working for the council


As an employer who values diversity of thought, we seek to employ candidates from a range of backgrounds in order to make our organisation more innovative. We are seeking candidates who are looking for their next career opportunity and are supportive employers, enabling our staff to work in an environment that produces high standards of work in an employee-led environment.


Equality, diversity and inclusion are at the heart of our recruitment and along with our values we are committed to creating an inclusive working environment, where diversity is valued and there is equality of opportunity. We therefore welcome applications from all sections of the community and we offer a range of benefits, including flexitime, to encourage a work-life balance.


Salary £21,085
Hours 37 Hours Weekly (12 Month Fixed-Term Contract)
Location Huntingdon/Hybrid
Contract Type Fixed term full time
Closing Date 28 February 2024 09:00



Industry: Community
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Huntingdon Hybrid
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