Office Manager/Senior Administrator

OFFICE MANAGER/SENIOR ADMINISTRATOR

ALFORD, LINCOLNSHIRE

£28K – £30K  Negotiable (DOE) plus o/t

Mon – Fri, 0830 – 17:00 (30 mins lunch)

Are you an experienced Office Manager seeking a role where your organisational prowess meets the charm of a family business?   Join our team as an Office Manager and immerse yourself in the delightful world of artisan cheesemaking.   Nestled within the heart of our own farm on the edge of the Wolds near Alford, we specialise in crafting exquisite cheeses from our own unpasteurised milk.  As part of our close-knit and inclusive team the Office Manager will play a vital role in ensuring the smooth operation of our office functions, supporting both our administrative needs and the passion-driven spirit that fuels our artisan endeavour ensuring customer satisfaction at all times. The role is very hands on so we are looking for someone who has a ‘can do’ attitude and is willing to turn their hand to anything.

Key Office Manager responsibilities:

  • Manage daily office and organise packing room and butter making  activities 
  • Act as the primary point of contact for customers and suppliers, addressing enquiries, and ensuring excellent service delivery
  • Maintain records, and documentation accurately and confidentially
  • Monitor and input financial transactions, ensuring accuracy 
  • Stock control and resultant liaising with suppliers to source equipment and materials across the business
  • Managing distribution of product via courier and palletised delivery companies
  • Manage website with support from our website provider
  • Assisting with farmers market planning and herd registration

Personal specification – Office Manager:

  • Proven experience in an administrative leadership role.
  • Strong background in business support and customer facing responsibilities
  • Experience of working with accounting systems (Sage) an advantage but not essential
  • Excellent in Microsoft applications especially excel/word
  • Strong organisational and time-management skills with a keen eye for detail
  • Exceptional communication, both written and verbal, and strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and prioritise effectively