Office Administrator

  • Location
    Kendal, Cumbria
  • Salary
    £ 21000 - £ 23000 / Year
  • Job type
  • Industry
    Admin and Secretarial
  • External Reference
  • Category
    Office and Secretarial - Administrator

My Client based in Kendal are looking for a motivated Administrator to work as part of a team organising and processing customer orders.

This is a permanent, full time position.

Job Purpose:

As the office administrator you are the first point of contact for the business and is responsible for allocating incoming communications as well as providing comprehensive administrative support to the admin department.


  • Reception duties

  • Respond to general enquiries and incoming communications

  • Data entry

  • Process bookings and orders, from quote to certification

  • Administer pre & post course requirement and documentation

  • Maintain customer database

  • Respond to customer queries via phone/email

  • General administrative duties - travel arrangements, post, filing, car/meeting room bookings, keys, stationery etc

  • Provide support to team members

  • Other duties as required


Experience in the use of Microsoft Office applications, databases and knowledge of Sage would be an advantage but full training will be given.

Personal Skills:

You should be able to work as part of team, be a strong communicator and have a confident telephone manner.

Essential Skills:

Accuracy and attention to detail essential. Must be computer literate.

Salary range: £21,000 - £23,000

Hours: 37.5 per week. 9am-5pm

Holidays: 21 days with extra day after one year up to maximum of 26 days, plus bank holidays

What Adecco can do for you?

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  • Review of your CV to make sure that your application stands out from the crowd

  • First stage interview will be conducted with our consultant using our new Adecco video platform

  • We can arrange interview preparation to support you so you can present yourself professionally and confidently

  • Send you tips on competency based interviewing

  • Help with client research to make sure you are making the right decision for your career

  • Help to negotiate Salary with the client to make sure you get what you deserve

  • We provide a candidate after service , our door is always open and we will check how your new role is going.

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