Administrative Assistant

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The Wildlife Trusts

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Llandrindod Wells, United Kingdom

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19 days ago

Closing date: Friday 24 March 2023
Salary: £20,575 per annum (pro rata)
Contract type: Seasonal / Working hours: Part time
Location: Warwick House, Warwick House, High Street, Llandrindod Wells, Powys, LD1 6AG
This role includes making sure the office is organised, and daily tasks completed efficiently, helping with finance and membership tasks as required. Temporary Contract-Office based. 15 hours per week, with flexible working arrangements.

Contact details

Christine Sampson-Finance manager


Tel: 01597 823298

Main responsibilities

  • Ordering goods and services
  • Keeping the office tidy, managing recycling etc.
  • Taking and submitting meter readings
  • Maintenance of electronic and paper records
  • Arranging the printing and distribution of RWT’s Newsletters
  • Dealing with post in and out
  • Liaison with membership, finance staff and volunteers
  • Dealing with Info@ mailbox enquiries
  • Answering the telephone
  • Managing the telephone system
  • Sickness absence recording and monitoring
  • Any other administrative tasks

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(c) Ben Hall

Person specification

Key competencies

Professional skills and qualifications

This role is suited to candidates with administrative, data protection and customer service experience, and knowledge and experience in using the below and with excellent results in GCSE English and Maths:

  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft Word
  • Microsoft Outlook and Teams

Essential skills

  • Some experience in an administrative role
  • Ability to communicate well across different audiences
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Good command of written English
  • Teamwork and collaboration skills
  • A good understanding of data protection as applicable to the UK

Desirable skills

  • Knowledge of Human Resources processes
  • Knowledge of organising electronic filing systems
  • Experience of finance and database systems

Personal Qualities

  • Energetic, friendly, and good humoured.
  • Flexible
  • Self-starter
  • Passionate and prepared to learn, unlearn and relearn
  • Honest and inclusive
  • Willing to take ownership of problems and identify solutions

Holiday entitlement

25 days per annum plus Bank Holidays


Enrolment into the NEST auto-enrolment scheme, currently with 3% minimum employees’ contribution with a 6% contribution from RWT

Working hours

15 hours per week, with flexible working arrangements. Some evening work occasionally required for which Time Off In Lieu will be awarded

Work base

Warwick House, Llandrindod Wells (with travel within England and Wales)