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Administrative Lead

Posted 14/10/2021
£25,000 - £30,000 per annum
Washington
Full time


Administrative Lead Required for Luxury Furniture Maker
Tyne and Wear
£25,000 - £30,000 per annum


We craft exceptional bespoke furnishings and sculptural artworks from our workshop near Newcastle-upon-Tyne, exporting to some of the world’s most prestigious clients.

We’re deeply passionate about the industrial heritage of our region, which inspires our work. We strive for excellence in all we do.

Our closely-knit team of designers, craftsmen and metalworkers are looking for a talented Administrative Lead to help keep us in order. We need an organiser, an admin wizard, someone with fantastic people skills who can help run a tight ship.

Although not a design role, maintaining an interest is an advantage. Experience in administrative roles is essential, but primarily we’re seeking a candidate with the right attitude, who shares our passion for working hard towards exciting goals.

This role offers a real opportunity to evolve and grow within a young company, both in responsibility and salary. We’re looking for someone who is determined and hard-working, and in return we can offer the chance to become a key player in a quickly-growing design brand.

Our staff are our most valued assets, and we always strive to create an exciting, inspiring workplace full of highly-talented people.

Our team are as much friends and colleagues, and we hope you’ll engage with us socially as well as professionally.

Working hours are 8am-5pm, with a 3pm Friday finish. There will be some circumstances where overtime and travel (mainly to London) is required.

Salary £25,000 — £30,000 plus bonus, depending on experience.

The role includes, but is not limited to, leading on the following tasks —

  • Liaising with our clients
  • Responding to enquiries by phone and email
  • Managing our online sales platforms
  • Logistical support and planning of collections, exports and deliveries
  • Ordering from and making payments to our suppliers
  • Book-keeping and payroll (Xero experience useful)
  • Providing general admin assistance to our team
  • Acting as our key HR contact for team members
  • Providing general professional assistance to our directors
  • Planning our social events


Essential skills and traits to have:

  • Passionate about your work
  • Highly organised, punctual and professional
  • Impeccable written and spoken English
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • An ability to act effectively under pressure
  • Proactive attitude
  • Highly confident in communicating both in person and digitally
  • An interest in designing & making
  • Experience in business administration and book-keeping
  • Competence in using word-processing and spreadsheet software
  • Driving license

 To be considered for this role, please apply today.



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