Office Administrator/ PA

An amazing opportunity has arisen for a for an Office Administrator/ Personal Assistant to join an established University based in Manchester City Centre on a permanent basis. This is a great company to work for with a lot of opportunity for progression.

You will be working as part of a team as well as providing high level administrative and secretarial support.

Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Provide confidential administrative and secretarial support
  • Act as the main point of contact while developing a strong network of contacts
  • Extensive diary management including travel and meeting arrangements
  • Plan meetings and schedules and arrange visits to the University
  • Assist in the management of high-level events
  • Produce letter and email draft correspondence
  • Ensure that urgent emails are highlighted and prioritised
  • General administration duties and assist in general office management

Person specification:

  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to build and maintain relationships
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications, email and internet


Experience in the following are essential:

  • Assisting with event planning
  • Organising diaries and office systems
  • Business and administration support


Salary: £22,659- £25,482 (depending on experience)

Hours of work: 35 hours per week (must be worked between 8.30am-5.30pm)

Duration: Permanent

Lily Shippen specialise in PA and administration recruitment across London, Manchester and Cheshire. Typical roles include Receptionists, Team Assistants, PAs, Office Managers and EAs across all industry sectors. We are a boutique agency and as a result, are unable to respond individually to the high volume of applications. If you are already registered with Lily Shippen, please do not hesitate to contact your consultant directly.

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