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About Merlin Entertainments Group
Merlin Entertainments is a business built on fun. We're Europe's Number 1 and the world's second-largest visitor attraction operator. As you can imagine, running our business calls for a lot of different talents. We love what we do and if you're as serious about fun as we are, rest assured an exciting career awaits.

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Job description:
Something very exciting is underway in Goshen, New York. Due to open in 2020, LEGOLAND Resort in New York is Merlin’s biggest single investment to date and you could play a crucial part in this amazing project!

We’re now looking for a unique person who has a passion for administration who will lead the way in Delivering the Magic as we bring the world’s ninth LEGOLAND Park to life brick by brick. You will support bringing the project from construction to a bricktastic place filled with smiles.

Scope of Job:
This position serves as the point of contact for the GM internally and externally to contacts, agencies, government officials and local business community. This position performs project management work as well as administrative and organizational operational support. This role has the ability to process sensitive and complex material, analyze and distill information into a presentable and logical format.

Key Objectives:
* Act as office manager during project phase to ensure smooth operation of the project team.
* Serve as point of contact for the local community, gathering information and organizing contact for future team members.
* Coordinate schedules, travel and logistics for meetings of project team and key Merlin personnel.

Main Responsibilities:
Communications and Liaison Role: Evaluates courses of action and makes decisions regarding appropriate responses to contacts, including referral to others as needed. Acts as a resource, point of contact, and information source; serves as representative in response to incoming and outgoing internal and external affairs.

Executive Support Role: Drafts or writes letters, memoranda, e-mails, and reports to support communications, planning, organizational, policy and other initiatives. Arranges and coordinates meetings, conferences, conference calls, domestic and international travel, and the visits of company VIPs and other key executives including accommodations and transportation. Prepares itineraries, maintains schedules and calendars, and prepares agendas and support materials for meetings. Takes minutes of meetings and maintains confidential records and files. Possesses ability to be proactive and self-motivating.

Administrative Role: Initiates organizing office files. Develops and implements systems, methods and procedures to track and manage contacts, projects, information, and records. Utilizes initiative, organizational, and follow-through skills to ensure timely and appropriate response, follow-up and closure. Continuously evaluates administrative support systems to increase productivity and improve operational effectiveness.

Management Support: Facilitates the development and implementation of policies, procedures, and processes to support management and business objectives. Must be able to take information and summarize into presentations to convey key messages. Prepares and coordinates requests for information, key tasks, projects and other activities to support the management function. Must be able to support multiple people as needed for projects and special assignments.

About You
This position requires at least eight years of progressive administrative experience, with at least five years working directly for a top manager or corporate executive. Some college or post-secondary education preferred.

Requires excellent people skills, including strong interpersonal skills, the ability to build and maintain positive and supportive working relationships, and excellent customer service skills. This person must be able to maintain an approachable and friendly demeanor with competing priorities and demands. This position requires the incumbent to be flexible, adaptable, responsive, and able to work effectively with multiple priorities and diverse work styles. This role requires excellent judgment, discretion, and the ability to maintain confidentiality.

Requires intellectual and analytical skills to take information and distill key messages without supervision. This person must have independent work ethic and strong thinking skills. Strong computer skills are necessary; expertise in Microsoft Office products (Word, Access, Excel, Powerpoint) and other PC software required. Knowledge of office support functions and equipment required.

High school diploma or general education degree (GED); College degree preferred.

About Us
Merlin Entertainments, plc is a business built on fun. We are the world's second-largest visitor attraction operator. We operate over 100 attractions, eight hotels and three holiday villages in 22 countries across four continents and we run some of the best known names in global leisure. These include the likes of SEA LIFE, Madame Tussauds, the Dungeons, the Eye brand, and LEGOLAND. Whether you are serving delicious food, working in the office, maintaining the attractions, entertaining guest or operating rides, the objective is to provide a truly memorable experience and a great day out for all members of the family.
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