LARA is looking for a Senior Administrator, available to start January 2018.
We would like to hear from applicants who have strong previous experience in administration.
Closing Date: 01-Jan-9999
LARA is hiring!
As Senior Administrator you will oversee all administrative aspects of LARA.
The role is essential to ensure the smooth and professional running of the school. This includes all the administration involved in overseeing up to 36 full/part-time students, as well as on and off-site masterclasses, workshops and short courses. You’ll engage with customers and receive ongoing feedback on their experience.
As Senior Administrator, you’ll be responsible for leading and developing administration of the office, studio, the premises and you’ll provide administrative support to help develop and strengthen the business.
This includes managing the school and workshop calendar, booking tutors and models, organising rotas and cover for staff absences, managing subcontractors
(including cleaners and maintenance professionals) and chairing meetings.
You’ll assist the Director in navigating LARA’s way forward by identifying ways to enhance existing processes and assist with the implementation and development
of sales systems to increase customer acquisition and retention.
Community is very important to LARA and it’s important that you are an approachable and inspiring leader, who is able to adapt to changing requirements.
You will have the support of an Administrative Assistant, Account/Bookkeeper and will work in close partnership with LARA’s Marketing and Content Manager.
What we are looking for
Excellent organisational, time & diary management & planning skills
Initiative & ability to work alone, or as part of a team
Good communication skills & telephone manner
Experience in similar role essential
The capacity to identify potential problems & find solutions
Strong interpersonal skills
Adaptable, flexible & creative
Diligent and willing to learn
Good commercial awareness & customer focus
Able to react to customer & business needs, in order to achieve a mutually beneficial result
Ability to manage & deal with conflicting priorities
Degree in management or equivalent experience
5 years previous admin or PA experience
Solid computer skills - Microsoft Office/Photoshop/Google Drive and confidence to learn new platforms
LARA is an equal opportunities employer.
We will contact successful candidates only.
LARA is at the sharp end of an exciting new artistic direction and responding to an ever increasing demand for high quality fine art training. We are a
young studio, with a diverse, international student body. LARA also runs a varied range of masterclasses, short courses and workshops, which attracts
students from all over the world.
If you feel that you meet all or most of our requirements and are interested in joining LARA, please send your CV and covering letter to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject “Senior Administrator”.
In your covering letter (no more than one side of A4), please tell us:
-Why you think you are right for this job
-Details of any notice period you are required to work
-Your salary expectation
If you would like further details, or have any questions, please do not hesitate to get in touch.