Project Administrator

Posted 26 February by JM&Co. Recruitment Ltd

Our client, a leading supplier of office furniture, is seeking a Project Administrator to join their team.

Reporting to the Project Co-ordinator, the Project Administrator is an office based role where the employee will provide day to day support to the office team on various elements within the companies projects based activities.

Additionally, the Project Administrator will be responsible for updating the companies’ websites and Social Media activity. The Project Administrator performs a wide range of duties as listed below:

Update and maintain the product portfolio on the website together with any other database related activities.
Support the team with websales and any other online contact.
Liaise with clients, suppliers and contractors as required in various aspects of projects as required.
Support the maintenance of the companies’ presence on social networking sites including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest.
Ensure project paper file and IT system files are maintained to a high standard with each item relevant to the project located in the correct section.
Support the Office Manager and Project Co-ordinators in any other tasks that may be required including, but not limited, to answering and fielding telephone calls, franking post, responding to general emails received, filing, scanning, sorting the post.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Strong administrative experience.
Full clean UK driving licence.
Experience of working in a marketing and/or communications environment.
Experience of web content management systems.
Excellent communication skills across all elements of the sector; suppliers, customers.
Ability to work alone, schedule own workload and prioritise as necessary.

Computer Proficiency in:

MS Excel, MS Word and MS Outlook.

Personal Characteristics

The Project Administrator should demonstrate competence in some or all of the following:

Behave ethically: understand ethical behaviour and business practices, and ensure that own behaviour and the behaviour of others is consistent with these standards and aligns with the values of the organisation.
Communicate effectively.
Teamwork: work cooperatively and effectively with others to enhance organisational effectiveness.
Organise: set priorities, develop a work schedule, monitor progress, track details / data / information / activities and report back to Projects Co-ordinator.
Solve problems: assess problem situations to identify causes, gather and process relevant information, generate possible solutions, and make recommendations and / or resolve the problem.

Experience / Training

1 to 2 years administration / marketing co-ordination experience preferred.
Internal training on the company’s internal procedures will be provided. External training opportunities will always be explored and discussed as necessary.

Working Conditions

The Project Administrator will usually work in an office environment.
The Project Administrator will work a standard working week with hours nominally expected to be 8.30am to 5.30pm with an hour for lunch.

Due to our clients' rural location, candidates will need to have their own mode of transport.

Required skills

  • Administrative
  • General Admin
  • Office Support
  • Social Networking
  • Project Work

Application questions

Do you live a commutable distance (c. 30 minutes) from Buckingham and have your own transport?
Do you have previous Office Administration experience?
Do you have experience of Social Media marketing in a commercial setting?

Reference: 34556364

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