Administrator – part-time


Job Type: Part-time (three days per week)
Location: Arden HQ – Marple, Stockport, Greater Manchester
Salary: £18,000 – £20,000 pro-rata depending on experience


About us

The Arden Group of Companies comprises of Arden Dies, Arden Software and Arden Engraving.
Founded in 1964, Arden Dies is one of the UK’s leading die-makers specialising in die and tooling manufacture for the packaging and carton sectors.
Arden Software was launched in 1988, specialising in CAD and CAM software for the print and packaging sectors. Arden’s Impact software is the world’s leading software for packaging designers.
The Arden Group is a global organisation with its headquarters in Stockport, Greater Manchester, and we have operations around the world including Germany, the USA, Denmark and India.
We are looking for an experienced Office Administrator to work at our head-office in Marple, working across our Software, Die-making and Engraving divisions.
This is a varied role and we are looking for someone with a can-do attitude who is happy to get involved in a range of tasks.


Duties will include, but are not limited to:

  • Sales order processing
  • Generating quotations
  • Purchase ordering
  • Booking travel/accommodation/taxis etc
  • Putting together training documentation packs
  • Reception duties, dealing with visitors in a professional manner
  • Answering the telephone, responding to initial queries, taking messages
  • Handling incoming/outgoing post and distribution
  • Management of meeting rooms, ensuring all rooms are tidy and stocked with provisions
  • Organising lunches for meetings/training
  • Maintain stationery stocks
  • General office administration tasks as required

Job requirements

We are looking for someone to work three days per week, these days can be flexible, but must include a Friday.

  • IT literate – proficient and experienced in using all Microsoft packages and a willingness to learn bespoke in-house software packages.
  • Strong communication skills (oral and written).
  • Additional language skills (oral and/or written) is a bonus.
  • An ability to multitask
  • Be happy to assist where required

In return

  • Salary: £18,000 – £20,000 pro-rata depending on experience
  • 26 days holidays pro-rata
  • Pension – auto-enrolment into the company scheme after 3 months
  • Sick pay scheme
  • Free on-site parking


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