Office assistant required to work in busy commercial maintenance company office in Christchurch. Tasks will initially include basic administration duties such as filing, calling clients, updating spreadsheets, booking skips, sending emails etc. There is the possibility that this role could lead to a permanent more managerial role, so would suit someone looking to take on more responsibility in the future. Currently we are looking for 20 hours per week, moving to full time within the next 6 months.
Desirable: Knowledge of the building and maintenance trade. Quick to learn new skills. Knowledge of Ostara Systems and Concerto/Lens - training for these will be given.
Essential: Must be computer literate, preferably on MAC (Pages, Numbers, Mail) However, a good knowledge of Microsoft will give a good basis for Mac use, we use spreadsheets to log job information and for quotations. Confident to communicate on the phone and in person with clients and suppliers eg calling to place orders or request quotations. Must have a good grasp of written English and be able to construct professionally worded emails. Must be able to multi task - the office can be busy with several jobs going on at once. Must be able to work on own initiative without constant guidance. Must be confident enough to ask questions if unsure of any task set.
Salary is negotiable depending on experience, minimum £8.50 per hour
Please only apply for this role if you fulfil all the essential criteria and are able to work 20 hours part time progressing to full time. Part time hours are negotiable to start but must fall during office hours, however full time hours are 8.30am to 4.30pm or 9am to 5.30pm Monday to Friday.