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ADMINISTRATIVE AND COMMUNICATIONS ASSISTANT

Location: Islington

Salary: Up to £32k

Position: Full-time, Permanent, Flexible Start & Finish times

An opportunity has arisen for a confident Administrator with an interest in architecture and design to join a wonderful studio located in a beautiful, state of the art studio overlooking the canal.


This isn’t your typical kind of office. Reflecting their out-of-the box thinking and passion for designing extraordinary homes, as you arrive on your first day, you can expect to be welcomed to the team with a beautiful pair of slippers to roam around the office in! You will be surrounded by plants and greenery in this super friendly, family-feel studio that always put their team at the core of their practice. They offer lots of other benefits too, but we’ll get to that in just a moment. First the role!


To join this boutique team of creative, the right person will have some proven administrative experience with excellent organisational and communication skills. A true generalist role, you will be responsible for coordinating the administrative functions of the business and supporting the Practice Manager and Head of Communications with general practice management, HR, financial and communications activities. Alongside ensuring the smooth running of the studio, you will also be involved with various marketing and social media activities. In this role, if you are ambitious, proactive and enjoy working in a team environment, you will never be short of opportunities to learn new skills and progress the responsibilities of your role.


Responsibilities

  • Responding to and screening incoming calls and emails

  • Issue of monthly invoices

  • Marketing and social media activities

  • Admin procedures and Human Resources

  • Coordinating meetings

  • Managing social events

  • Handling professional subscriptions

  • Maintaining and renewing insurances

  • Liaising with cleaning, printing, courier providers

  • Coordinating IT support, CPD’s and the supply of stationary and refreshments

  • Contribute content creation for new blogs and news items, sharing and scheduling social media content.

Required Skills & Attributes

  • Outstanding organisation, administrative, time and people skills

  • Excellent communications skills, ability to liaise effectively at all levels

  • Fluent Microsoft Office package

  • Assertive, confident, and well organised with meticulous attention to detail

  • Professional, positive, delivering to a high-quality standard and the ability to work under pressure.

  • Strong problem-solving and good negotiation skills

Perks and other things

  • Flexible working hours around the standard hours of 9am to 6pm

  • Fluid and trust-based approach to flexible time for personal appointments

  • 20 days paid holiday + bank holidays + extra day for birthday + extra day holiday every year thereafter!

  • Early office closure before bank holidays

  • Annual summer party, Christmas party and company day out

  • Monthly team lunches

  • Informal, relaxed dress code

  • Training and professional development budget available

  • Profit share bonus split equally amongst team members

  • Cycle to work scheme

To apply for this position, please send a copy of your CV to hello@fatrecruitment.co.uk. To find out more about this opportunity or for a confidential chat to discuss any other roles, please call us directly on 0208 282 8814, we would be delighted to speak with you.

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