Receptionist - Administration Assistant - Part Time

St Albans, Hertfordshire
21 Dec 2018
21 Jan 2019
Part Time
Contract Type

Role overview

Who Are We?

At Burton’s Biscuits Company we are the home of Jammie Dodgers, Maryland Cookies and Wagon Wheels to name just a few! We are incredibly lucky to work in the world of making delicious biscuits! Our Vision is to have a shared Pride and Passion for baking sensational biscuits & snacks that delight our consumers, shoppers and our customers. We’re the only major biscuit manufacturer in the UK to focus solely on biscuits, making us one of the key players in the market. We employ circa 1,800 people around the UK, with the majority of our workforce being based at our three main manufacturing facilities in Llantarnam, Edinburgh and Blackpool. Our head office is based in St. Albans and a subsidiary office is located in Blackpool.

We've had an amazing 2018, which has included seeing Wagon Wheels featured on the Great British Bake Off and our Llantarnam site featuring on ITV4 as part of their documentary 'Made in Britain'. Along with having amazing brands, we've have secured a long term agreement to allow us to manufacturing a number of Mars Biscuit branded products, we are also forming key strategic partnerships within the Retailer Private Label sector. There couldn't be a better time to join us.

What are we all about?

Here at Burton’s Biscuit Company we pride ourselves on being an employer of choice. Our goal is to support our team in achieving their career goals. We do this by providing a working environment that offers opportunity, support, scope and pace of change. Our culture is the foundation of our business. We are fast paced, agile and fun.

We now have a fantastic permanent part time position for someone join our HR team and be the face of our St Albans Office, as a Front of House Administration Assistant. Hours of this fabulous role are Monday to Friday, 12:30pm to 5:30pm.

We don’t want to bore you with just a Job description about the role we want to tell you what it’s really like to work for us?

So let’s start with ….…

Why work as part of the Burton’s Family?

You get to greet and see all of our wonderful smiling facings on a daily basis, as well as welcoming visitors and ensuring they have a great experience while they are here.

There is however much more to the role that first seems, you will provide keen administration support to many key stakeholders, such as diary management, booking meeting rooms & arranging refreshments, processing invoices, pulling together master presentations & spreadsheets for wider teams, sharing and creating exciting communications to be shared across our office TV’s.

Another key part of the role is arranging couriers for the delivery of our amazing products for our customers to sample. No two days will ever be same at Burton’s and you’ll also be given the opportunity to gain and become a first aider & fire warden for the business and also get involved in Health & Safety duties.

What are the key ingredients needed for the role?

This role would be great someone with strong administration skills who also has some experience of working as a Receptionist / Front of House role in a busy office environment.

You will need to be a people person, have good knowledge of MS Office especially PowerPoint & Word. Any experience of processing invoicing via a system (i.e. SAP) would be a bonus.

You will need to be able to work the following hours: Monday to Friday, 12:30pm to 5:30pm.

What do we offer in return?

We offer a competitive salary package, company pension, 25 days holiday (pro rata), company bonus. Plus a fantastic office environment, free parking, great people and lots of Biscuits.

If you are looking for a new challenge in a fun, fast paced and progressive business then we have the opportunity for you!! 

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