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Clerical Assistant

Posted 4 January by Search Consultancy Ended

Clerical Assistant / Administrator

£8.64 per hour

6-8 weeks - Starting January

A leading educational organisation in Manchester are looking for a strong administrator to take on a new job for upto 8 weeks.

Working as an administrator within this strong, forward thinking and progressive organisation will require someone with solid administration and clerical experience. This job would suit someone from a professional background.

Duties and responsibilities of the Clerical Assistant / Administrator are:

  • Provide high level clerical support to other Managers, Officers, Coordinators and Graduate Interns as appropriate within the Academic Enrichment Team;
  • Handle and manage enquiries relating to recruitment and widening participation, in participation from teachers and advisors requesting Why Study talks and Academic Guest Lectures;
  • Maintain and record information accurately within databases and spreadsheets and to produce associated reports;
  • Assist in the day-to-day operational administration of the and Academic Enrichment team;
  • Co-ordinate the logistics for, and organise attendance at, various recruitment and widening participation events, including attending events where appropriate;
  • Liaise with administrative and academic staff within the central offices, current PhD students, Faculties and Academic Schools to co-ordinate the administration of initiatives and events.

About you:

  • Previous experience in an administrative or clerical capacity
  • Good interpersonal skills and the ability to deal with staff and students and a wide variety of people in a polite, friendly and confident manner
  • Good communication and organisational skills with attention to detail
  • A polite and efficient telephone manner
  • Be educated to GCSE standard or equivalent
  • Be able to prioritise and organise own workload and work to deadlines
  • Excellent IT skills including use of Word, Access, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and other packages
  • A positive and flexible approach to work
  • Good organisational skills with attention to detail


Search is an equal opportunities recruiter and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age

Reference: 34132300

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