Administrative Manager

Job reference: 201908CS01
full-time (37.5 hours per week)
Contract length: permanent
Salary: £20,767.50 per annum / £10.65 per hour

About the role

This is an interesting, dynamic and creative role managing the reception and administration support team across various departments’ administrative tasks. We are looking for someone who has the skills and experience outlined in the job description, however, this is no ordinary office job!  Working at the farm you will be expected to multitask, juggle various tasks/projects to tight deadlines and manage any change seamlessly. We are looking for someone who understands working within the charity/voluntary sector, someone who has a passion and understanding for the importance of employee wellbeing.  Above all someone who holds a similar ethos to ours and has an enthusiasm for the work of the city farm.  



  • at least 2 years’ experience in a senior administrative role, including managing staff
  • writing promotional material, reports and collating data, the ability to produce high quality documents at short notice
  • excellent IT skills, including use of Microsoft Office, the internet and databases
  • communicating with a wide range of people with a confident and approachable manner in an HR, marketing, health and social care or project management team
  • experience of working within the voluntary sector and an enthusiasm for the work of the city farm.


  • knowledge of wellbeing and mental health in the workplace
  • experience of supervising volunteers
  • knowledge of BreatheHR

Please download the job description / person specification below for more information:

Administrative Manager (pdf)

How to apply

Please state the job reference number with all applications or enquiries.

Download the application form below:

Application form (Word)

Send your completed application form to

Please note we do not accept CVs.

Closing date: Sunday 8th September 2019 at midnight
Interview date: Tuesday 17th September 2019
Preferred start date: Tuesday 1st October 2019

For further information about this position, please Claire Heyward on reception on 0117 963 3252.

Safer Recruiting Statement

Windmill Hill City Farm is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare all vulnerable groups and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Our commitment is underpinned by robust processes and procedures that seek to maximise opportunity, minimise risk and continuously promote a culture of safeguarding amongst our workforce. All successful applicants will be required to complete an enhanced DBS check which must be maintained throughout the period of employment.