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Administrative Assistant

Freshwater Theatre Company is seeking an exceptionally organised, diligent, and reliable part-time Administrative Assistant to join our busy team based in East London.

This role provides vital administrative support for 3 days a week, helping to maintain the smooth running of the Freshwater office and supporting company expansion and growth.

The post holder will act as a main point of contact for school enquiries via phone and email in order to schedule and coordinate a highly complex bookings diary, alongside tasks such as filing, data entry, post collection, and stationery ordering.

They will thrive in a hard-working and fast-paced environment, taking pride in delivering outstanding customer service and ensuring that all administrative processes are maintained and tasks are completed efficiently, accurately, and to deadline. They will have a cheerful and positive outlook and be able to apply themselves to a range of administrative duties including some more repetitive tasks. They will work well as part of a small, close-knit team but will also be able to work independently without supervision, using their initiative and problem-solving creatively.

They may also be asked to assist with additional tasks as required by the General Manager, Resources Co-ordinator, or Marketing and Communications Officer.

This post is 3 days per week (Wednesday-Friday inclusive). The salary is £20,000 (pro rata).

To apply:

  • Please read the information about the role and the company
  • Submit an application form and copy of your CV to
  • Complete our Equal Opportunities form

The deadline for applications is 8am on Monday 1st November - late applications will not be considered.

You must be available for a first round telephone interview on Monday 8th November and then for an interview, via Zoom, on Wednesday 17th November.

Subject to the successful candidate’s availability, we would hope to have someone in place by w/c 13th December. An earlier start date is desirable.

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Freshwater is committed to meeting the aims set out in its’ Equal Opportunities and Diversity Policy. As part of this we will be using a blind hiring process: the shortlisting panel will undertake the shortlisting process without prior knowledge of a candidate’s personal information

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    Freshwater Theatre Company
    St Margaret's House
    21 Old Ford Road, London E2 9PL

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