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Executive Support Administrator
Whiteknights Reading UK

Job reference: SRF43049

Location: Whiteknights Reading UK

Closing date: 02/12/2022

Job live date: 09/11/2022

Salary: £21,630 - £25,642 per annum

Employment type: AAS-Clerical

Department: School of Politics Economics & International Relations

Division: Not specified

Hours per week: 36.00

Employment Basis/Type: Full Time, Permanent

We are seeking interest from individuals who are able to provide high quality, professional, administrative support to the School of Politics, Economics and International Relations team. The role holder will be responsible for completing a range of administrative and support tasks with a key focus on delivering an excellent service and enhancing the services provided to the school.

The School is particularly interested in candidates with experience in events management, website editing and social media management. 

You will have: 

  • - Excellent organisational and time management skills
  • - Ability to ensure effective liaison and communication with different target audiences
  • - Accuracy and attention to detail 
  • - Excellent IT skills with a range of IT packages and systems (incl. Microsoft Office) 
  • - Ability to provide a high standard of customer service 
  • - Ability to maintain administrative records, and where necessary, financial records 
  • - Ability to work collaboratively with others to achieve team goals 
  • - Ability to maintain webpages and social media

Interview date: 13/12/2022

Informal contact details

Alternative informal contact details

Contact role:

Executive Support Manager

Contact role:

Head of School

Contact name:

Jenna Gardner

Contact name:

Uma Kambhampati

Contact phone:

0118 378 7370

Contact phone:

​0118 378 5248

Contact email:

Contact email:


Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-UK candidates who do not already have permission to work in the UK should note that by reference to the applicable SOC code for this role, sponsorship will not be possible under the Skilled Worker Route. There is further information about this on the UK Visas and Immigration Website.​​​​​​​

The University is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce, supports the gender equality Athena SWAN Charter and the Race Equality Charter, and is a Diversity Champion for Stonewall, the leading LGBT+ rights organisation. Applications for job-share, part-time and flexible working arrangements are welcomed and will be considered in line with business needs.



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