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Office Executive / Assistant / Administrator

Forster Communications

£22-£23K + benefits

Permanent, Full-time

About this role

This is an excellent opportunity for a resourceful assistant who thrives on working in a busy environment, using your initiative and strong interpersonal skills in a truly dynamic role.

We are looking for an experienced and capable Office Executive to assist the Office Manager in ensuring the smooth day-to-day running of the office – so you need to be collaborative, trustworthy and able to handle a busy work load.

You will have your hands full opening and setting up the office each day, addressing all day-to-day maintenance/facilities and ad-hoc repairs, managing front of house, reception and security for the building along with IT issues, H&S, environmental and any other ad-hoc duties.

Hours: 8am – 5pm Monday to Friday

Person description

You will have at least 2-3 years experience in a similar role, excellent organisation, time management and communication skills, be IT savvy and able to work using you own initiative. Prior experience in a forward thinking, sustainable business or the PR/media industry desirable but not essential. Must have a willingness to work occasional weekend or out-of-hour duties, the ability to work under pressure and stay focused.

About Forster Communications

Forster is the social change PR agency. We use audience insight and strategic communications to help change people’s behaviour for the better. We have two decades of experience in running communications and campaigns to deliver social change for private, public and charity sector clients, from government departments, associations and corporates to charities and third sector organisations. We are built owned and driven by our employees and place a high importance on the wellbeing of our staff.

Whether you’re looking for your next move, are at a career crossroads or wanting to pick up where you left off some years back, we’re looking for someone who’s positive, flexible and has a can-do attitude.

At Forster Communications we are committed to the principle of equal opportunity in employment.

We value and encourage diversity and difference within Forster and believe that we are a stronger company as a result.

We benefit from the different experiences and backgrounds that our employees bring with them to work.

How to apply

(Please read the full job spec before you apply for this position)
www.forster.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/Office-Executive-job-spec-June14.pdf

If you are interested in applying for this role then please send your CV along with a cover letter to [email protected]

Please mention the London SE1 website when responding to this advert
This notice was posted on Friday 6 June 2014
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