Administrative Assistant – 3 month fixed term contract

  • Contract
  • Stockport
  • This position has been filled.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Administration Assistant to join a fantastic promotional merchandise company based in Stockport. This is a small, friendly and close-knit company which will be going through a seasonal upturn in the run up to Christmas. This role will initially be on a contract basis up until Christmas (approximately a 3 month contract), with the potential to go permanent for the right candidate. Candidates must be immediately available to be considered.

Duties will include:

  • Supporting the whole team with all administration tasks
  • Liaising with clients on the phone and via email
  • Taking job briefs
  • Creating and writing quotes for the sales team
  • Processing orders
  • Assisting with filing of documents
  • Updating spreadsheets
  • Ad hoc administrative duties
  • Printing and scanning
  • Sorting post
  • Assisting with packing on an ad hoc basis

Person specification:

  • Articulate with strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Friendly and professional manner
  • Detail oriented
  • Ability to multi task
  • No job too big or too small
  • Computer literate specifically with Microsoft packages
  • Ability to remain professional and treat documents and information with confidentiality
  • Immediately available
  • Accurate keyboard skills as well as good numeracy and literacy skills
  • Confident learning new systems
  • Team player
  • Reliable and honest


  • GCSE’s – minimum of B Grade in both Maths and English
  • A minimum of A level qualifications

This is an great opportunity to join a reputable company on a contract basis. You will work alongside friendly and welcoming individuals in a lively and fun office.

The hours for the role are 9am-5:30pm (some degree of flexibility if needed).

Salary is Β£16,000 -17,000 per annum based on experience.

Lily Shippen is a specialist Recruitment Agency that focuses on placing the best administrative, secretarial, PA, EA, reception and office support professionals into a range of sectors in Manchester, Leeds and London, on a temporary, permanent and fixed term contract basis.

Unfortunately, due to the current job market and pandemic, we are working as a reduced team and are unable to go back to each unsuccessful application until further notice. If you have not heard from us within 2 weeks of sending through your application, unfortunately, you have been unsuccessful. We would however encourage you to keep a lookout on our website for future roles. If your application has been successful, you will hear from us in due course. Thank you for your understanding.

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