Administrative Assistant

University of Bristol - School of Physics

The School of Physics is seeking an Administrative Assistant to provide excellent customer service and administrative support to its many staff and students.

This role will be based in a busy school office and day to day duties will include welcoming and directing visitors, arranging meetings and catering, dealing with cash and post, stocking printers and copiers, filing, photocopying, printing, compiling and formatting documents, data entry, and managing the staff common room. A key aspect of the job is to assist with the running and co-ordination of our student visit and open days, which includes being a friendly and welcoming presence front of house.

You will have good knowledge of office procedures, together with the ability to multi-task and to prioritise your own workload. You will need to be able to work well under pressure, and in a flexible manner, and also have the aptitude and willingness to work as part of a team.

A good knowledge of software packages such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, e-mail and calendar is essential, as is a good knowledge of the organisational requirements of a busy office. Any experience of running events and updating social media and/or websites would be an advantage.

A positive, cheerful attitude, with self-confidence, strong communication skills and the ability to use your initiative are essential.

Informal enquiries can be emailed to

The University is committed to creating and sustaining a fully inclusive culture.  We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and communities.

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