Administrator - Adventure Peaks Jobs

Administrator - Adventure Peaks, Recruitment Premier Post, 2 weeks @ GBP 75pw, 13 kb

Job Title: Administrator

Location: Adventure Peaks, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 0DB


Adventure Peaks is based in the heart of the Lake District in Ambleside. We are a quality provider of Worldwide Mountaineering Expeditions, Treks and Courses, seeing a steady growth in business and we are now looking for a committed and hard-working person to join our workforce as an Administrator to support our logistics managers and Adventure Peaks in general.

In any developing business it is important that employees can be flexible in their approach and willing to accept change. The work can be stressful at times. A final job description will be discussed at interview based on the strengths of the successful candidate, so we are not looking for a person who can do everything. They must however be confident, an excellent communicator and able to work under pressure. A background in foreign travel, trekking or mountaineering would be an advantage but is not essential.


Common tasks include:

  • Dealing with telephone and email enquiries
  • Creating and maintaining filing systems
  • Gathering client information
  • Sending out client information packs
  • Devising and maintaining office systems
  • Assisting (after training) with inputting and updating websites and internal databases
  • Liaising with staff in other departments and with external contacts
  • Sorting and distributing incoming post and organising and sending outgoing post
  • Assisting with arranging travel, accommodation and other services for staff and customers
  • Organising and storing paperwork, documents and computer-based information
  • Photocopying and printing various documents, sometimes on behalf of other colleagues
  • Updating information on Excel spreadsheets
  • Undertaking other general administrative and professional duties consistent with the purposes of the post, as may be reasonably required

Skills required:

  • A good level of general education
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Professional telephone manner
  • Computer skills including: word processing, spreadsheets and databases
  • IT skills with the ability to use Microsoft Office packages
  • Self-motivated, proactive and good organisation skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to initiate and implement new ideas
  • To be an excellent team player, with a flexible and motivated approach
  • Willingness to undertake training
  • The ability to prioritise workload and manage several deadlines
  • Accuracy and excellent attention to detail

Salary: £17,500-£19,000 FT or PT pro Rata

Contract: Permanent: Full Time or we would consider a shorter working week to fit around children's school hours

Working hours: Our standard working week is 40 hours a week, with a working day usually between 9am and 5.30pm with a 30 min lunch break.

Holidays: 28 days paid holiday per annum inclusive of public holidays in England

Other benefits:

  • Pension Scheme
  • Family and friends discount for Adventure Peaks travel bookings
  • Discount prices on outdoor apparel and equipment
  • Free use of company Climbing Wall

To apply for this position please send:

  • Current CV
  • Covering letter to demonstrate how you meet the Post criteria
  • Contact details of two professional referees (these will not be contacted until you give approval)

Send to:

Deadline for Applications: We are looking to fill this position as soon as possible and will consider applicants as they apply. The closing date for applications will be 16th June 2018.

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