Office Administrator *Excellent benefits+Interesting business!*

  • Location
    Ashford, Kent
  • Category
    Admin. Secretarial and PA - Administrator
  • Contract Type
  • Salary
    £ 24000 - £ 26000 / Year
  • OrganizationType

We're really excited to be recruiting for this successful, interesting and expanding family run business based in Smarden. The Directors believe in their team being "Happy, Healthy and Involved". Due to expansion they would like to recruit an Office Administrator in this super varied position to work as part of their team of 14. Please find all the details below:

Job Title: Office Administrator

Location: Smarden, Near Ashford, office based

Salary: £24k £26k

Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 5pm, 1 hour lunch to be taken between 12pm - 2pm

From March the company are working 4 days a week, 5 days a week, 4 days a week, 5 days a week… etc Please note your salary will remain the same - it allows you to have an additional day off, every 2 weeks for work / life balance.


  • 22 days annual leave + Bank holidays. After 3 years - you'll receive 1 extra days a/l, increasing to a maximum of 25 days

  • End of year bonus based on personal and company performance

  • Opportunities to develop your skills and career

  • Free parking

As an Office Administrator your main duties and tasks would be:

  • Checking the system for which goods are going out

  • Making sure the products are on the pallet line network system and all the paperwork is generated

  • Reconciling the bank account, to release the order through to production

  • Replying to e-mails such as: I'd like a quotation, can you process my order, product enquiries and offering product advice

  • Purchasing products

  • Releasing orders to production in other countries

  • Updating customers if products are out of stock and/or finding an alternative product

  • On Mondays - recording deliveries, inputting information onto the system

  • On Mondays and Tuesdays organising collections from mainland Europe, from factories, liaising with transport companies and the warehouse

  • Organising bespoke products

  • Supporting the Area Managers with Administrative support

  • Sending sample requests from the website

Ideal skills and experience for the position:

  • Previous Administration experience

  • Experience within supply chain, sales support and purchasing would be a distinct advantage

  • The desire to learn and question things, come up with new ideas for processes etc

  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work as part of a brilliant supportive team

Next steps:

If you have the above skills and experience then please apply today - this is such an incredible opportunity where you can really grow your career at this company.

Alternatively if you know someone who may be suitable for this role please share the details. If you successfully refer a friend for the above role, you will receive a £100* voucher of your choice! Terms apply*

Please note if your skills match the requirements for the job then you will receive an e-mail from us (remember to check your junk mail). If you do please call us on 01233 611780 ASAP or within 24 hours to discuss the position in further detail with Bonnie (Candidate Manager) or Nicola (Permanent Consultant).

We look forward to your application.

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