Senior Administrator vacancy

Senior Administrator vacancy

Salary details: £18,500 per annum, pro-rata

Job term: Fixed Term, August 2018 to July 2019 (maternity leave cover)

Hours: Part-time, 22 hours per week

Location: West Town Farm, Ide, Exeter, Devon EX2 9TG

Organisation: The Outdoors Group Ltd

Closing date: 15th July 2018

This is an exciting and rare opportunity to work as part of a friendly growing business within the Outdoor Education sector in Devon.

Due to maternity leave we are looking to appoint an experienced administrator to join us on a fixed term basis for 22 hours per week from mid August, following a handover period to enable a smooth transition from the current post holder.

The purpose of this role is to carry out administrative tasks to support the Company Directors and other staff; the main duties include:

  • Oversee the smooth running and opening and closing of the office
  • Liaise effectively and professionally with relevant third parties
  • Ensure all administrative tasks carried out comply with regulations and are documented accordingly
  • Oversee and manage the company finances in liaison with the directors and site managers
  • Administer all HR tasks for the company
  • Communicate and work professionally and efficiently with all client enquiries
  • To oversee and support the work of the company administrator
  • General office duties as and when required to support the efficient running of the company’s duties

The successful candidate must have experience in a similar role or have

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience in providing exceptional customer care
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • A pro-active and committed attitude to work
  • Professionalism, integrity and be well presented
  • Experience of using a variety of database systems

For more information please refer to the job description and person specification here.

The working hours are 9am to 2.30pm, 4 days per week.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a thriving and pioneering business, in the beautiful rural setting of West Town Farm, Ide. The organisation has now been running for over 8 years and has grown from operating one forest school, to now running four at different sites across Devon; in addition to providing a number of other Outdoor Education and Training activities. We pride ourselves on creating a friendly and welcoming atmosphere for not only our clients and students but for all our staff as well.

At the end of the contract there may be the opportunity to continue working for the company on a part-time basis in a similar capacity.

For further information about the role please contact us on 07716 002516 or by email at .

To apply please send your CV and a covering letter to

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