- Entry level
- No Education
- Salary to negotiate
Scottish Woodlands Ltd is a leading forestry management company with a long tradition of serving forest owners and investors in Scotland and the rest of the UK. We provide a comprehensive range of forest, estate and land-related services underpinned by our in-depth market experience, knowledge base and commitment to quality. The business is largely employee owned, and this encourages a dedication and commitment to the highest standards of professionalism and customer focus. Our aim is to understand each client’s specific objectives and then to provide a service which is both flexible and personal.
An excellent opportunity has arisen for a customer focused, professional and efficient Receptionist/Administrator to join our Head Office team in Edinburgh. Working as part of the HR & Administration department, you will play an essential role in providing a positive first impression to clients, visitors and callers. In addition to reception duties, you will also be required to provide administrative support to a small but busy team. This is a varied role in which adaptability to change and flexibility is essential, the main duties include: - - Reception and telephone duties, including welcoming visitors and guests
- Providing administrative support to the HR Team and Executive Directors within Head Office
- Deal with all outgoing internal and external mail
- Arrange business lunches and refreshments
- Arrange travel and accommodation bookings for senior staff members.
- Ordering PPE, First Aid supplies, stationery and mail room supplies ensuring there are appropriate stock levels and replenishing when necessary.
- Other ad-hoc administration duties as required by the HR Manager.
To be successful in this role, you will have previous reception/administrative experience, ideally in a similar background, be proactive and upbeat in your approach with a strong work ethic. You should be able to work as part of a team but also be comfortable to work on your own and have the initiative to provide strong support to the team.
It is essential that you are competent in the use of Microsoft Office applications, specifically Word, Excel and Outlook and have strong interpersonal skills. You should be able to demonstrate excellent communication and organisational skills at all levels and will be able to manage and prioritise a varied administrative workload.
If you want to work somewhere where you will be a valued member of a team, you consider yourself to be a self-motivator with exceptional attention to detail, and have the drive to perform in your role then we want to hear from you!
In return, Scottish Woodlands offers an attractive salary and benefits package commensurate with experience. This includes pension scheme, life assurance, permanent health insurance, private healthcare and the opportunity for equity participation. The company has a unique structure and is 80% owned by staff. Applicants also have excellent personal and career development opportunities open to them and will be part of a highly professional and motivated team. For more information on working with Scottish Woodlands or for details of information gathered during our recruitment process, please see our Job Applicant Privacy Notice on the careers section of our Webpage.