Administrative Assistant

Do you enjoy being surrounded by trees, working with a growing team and have a good sense of humour?

If so, our client is looking for a new administrative assistant to join their happy band of horticultural nursery office staff.  Spreadsheet competence would be ideal as will a good background in data processing and general ledger work.

The company want a person with a great attitude, a professional and flexible approach to the work they do and enjoyment of working with living products and exciting customers to join their team.

Key Responsibilities:


  • Order processing
  • Creation of despatch paperwork
  • Invoicing
  • Commitment to customer care

Key Skills/Experience:


  • Spreadsheet manipulation
  • Emails and word processing
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work well under pressure

What's on offer...


  • Flexible hours to suit seasonal business.
  • Role will typically require up to 40 hours pw in winter/spring, 24 hours pw in summer/autumn, Monday to Friday. 
  • Can be combined with other duties if full time post preferred.
  • Rate of pay £8-10 per hour, depending on experience and skill set.

About the Company 

"We are a long-established friendly family business, supplying first class trees and soft fruit bushes to nurseries, garden centres, high street retailers and more recently to mail order and internet businesses nationwide.  Based just outside Bishops Waltham we supply all our customers with plants grown and packed to meet their individual requirements.  We have a current turnover of £1.7m and plans to make it to £2m+ next year so come and be part of our growing business."

How to Apply

If you are interested in this position and would like to learn more then our client would love to hear from you.  Please attach your CV and a covering letter saying why you want to work with them to the link provided and they will be in direct contact.

Good luck!



  • Start: ASAP
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Rate: £16k - 20k per year
  • Location: Southampton
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Secreterial
  • Recruiter: Hiring People
  • Contact: Hiring People
  • Email: to view click here
  • Reference: AER01
  • Posted: 2019-09-11 11:05:25 -

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