Job titleReception and Office Assistant (maternity cover)
Job Description

Reception and Office Assistant (Maternity Cover)

Appointment: Full-time, 9 month maternity cover with possible extension

Closing Date: Friday 26th July 2019 – interviews will take place ASAP so early applications are recommended

Interviews: Week commencing 22nd July 2019

Start Date: Monday 5th August 2019

Salary: £19,000 pa

Holiday entitlement: 25 days plus bank holidays per year

Office hours: 9am-5pm, Monday-Friday. Some flexible hours and weekend work will be required at times. Overtime is not paid but discretionary TOIL is offered.

Location: bbodance, Ensign House, Battersea Reach Juniper Drive, London, SW18 1TA


About bbodance:

bbodance is an international membership organisation, providing opportunities to pursue your passion for dance in a supportive, motivating and friendly environment since 1930.

bbodance inspires excellence and promotes the education, training and enjoyment of dance. We are an inclusive, innovative and member-driven organisation supporting our members through their life in dance.

bbodance is committed to life-long learning and values individuality, enthusiasm and ambition in teaching and education.


The Role:

We are looking for a responsible, reliable and well-organised Reception and Office Assistant to join our friendly and enthusiastic team.

Reporting to the Head of Operations (line manager), the position is responsible for providing efficient, effective administrative support for the organisation and includes (but is not limited to):

  • Initial point of contact for the organisation via email, telephone and in person
  • Responsibility for maintaining studio and facilities bookings
  • Arranging reception cover for out of hours studio bookings
  • Processing of membership applications and renewals
  • Administrative support for courses and events
  • Administrative support for examinations
  • Processing office mailing
  • Opening and closing reception
  • Stock replenishment of tea points
  • Database entry and database management
  • General administrative tasks as required

The candidate must be able to demonstrate:

  • Excellent IT skills
  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills
  • The ability to prioritise tasks, focus on detail and work proactively
  • An interest in dance is desirable but not essential


To apply:

Please email your CV (not more than 2 pages) and a cover letter (not more than 1 page) outlining your professional and personal suitability for the role. Please clearly mark your application Reception and Office Assistant.

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City / TownLondon
Rate / Salary£19,000 pa
Deadline for application26/07/2019
Date of Audition
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