Overview

We are looking for a confident, highly-organised administrator to join a well-renowned educational establishment and assist them with various administrative duties.

Salary: up to £22,000

The Role

  • To provide general assistance to the Company Director
  • All Management of accommodation assisted by one member of staff on a part time basis
  • Assist with general office management duties, including answering calls, liaising, and answering queries from Students, host families, Secondary Schools and Teachers
  • Make enquiries and managing activities on behalf of the Company Director for events booking, transport management, school availability, co-ordination of groups and general management and running of educational programmes
  • General IT administration, including data entry in systems, creating word documents, PowerPoint, database entries, financial inputs
  • Answer the phone and deal appropriately with issues that arise while groups are over by phoning the appropriate people
  • To deal with any Host Family problems and student problems effectively
  • If necessary, attend entertainment evenings once per group, mostly with the company director taking teachers for drinks or dinners
  • Cover occasional out of office hours events, such as Discos, airport and group meet & greet (time off in leiu applies if outside of usual hours)
  • Other ad hoc duties

Key Skills/Experience

  • Professional approach to people and work
  • Friendly, outgoing nature – someone who enjoys working with people of varying ages and nationalities
  • A confident speaker
  • IT literate (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
  • Level-headedness and an ability to cope under pressure
  • Forward thinking – if an activity does not work out (due to adverse weather, for example), the ability to decide contingency plans
  • A willingness to travel locally at short notice
  • Flexibility
  • Punctuality at all times
  • Professional, smart appearance

In order to be put forward for this position, you will need to come in and register in our office in Kingston.

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