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Administrative assistant


Are you an energetic and reliable individual with lots of initiative? Do you feel like taking on a diverse and well-rounded role in a social and dynamic environment? Are you a happy and hard-working person with a natural flair for service and structure? If you answered yes, then this might be a great opportunity for you.

We’re looking for a responsible Administrative Assistant capable of performing various light administrative and practical tasks in our office.

You will

  • Make sure our reception and office runs well – keeping our office tidy and presentable and lend a helping hand where needed
  • Answer our phone and handle our mail both professionally and efficiently
  • Prepare refreshments for client meetings
  • Run errands and coordinate the weekly purchases of everything from
    groceries to office supplies
  • Handle receipts for the credit card, taxi vouchers and various invoices
  • Enter financial information into Sage
  • Coordinate postage/dispatch or parcels

You are

  • Enthusiastic and have a proactive approach to your work
  • Cheerful
  • A neat freak with a natural flair for making the atmosphere around you nice
  • A flexible and no-nonsense type of person
  • Very service-minded and able to conduct your work with a smile
  • A motivated and outgoing self-starter
  • Structured and good at juggling many tasks at once

We offer you

  • The chance to become part of a creative, fun and professional team within a multi-disciplinary design environment

About us

Thread Design is a design consultancy based in Cardiff that specialises in products that have fabric or flexible materials in them somewhere. We develop products for international clients from a wide range of industries. Our aim is to make stuff that works.

Boring stuff

  • Hours: 20 hrs/week total over 3-5 days
  • Salary: £7-10k p/a depending on skills/qualifications
  • Holidays: 28 days including bank holidays

Extra bits

We’re interested to see examples of previous work in a pdf or web portfolio. For more information contact Rachel Tomlinson Rachel@thread-