Administrative Assistant, Freshwater Theatre Company


Freshwater Theatre Company is seeking an exceptionally organised, diligent and reliable part-time Administrative Assistant to join our team in East London.

This role provides vital administrative support for 3 days a week, helping to maintain smooth running of the Freshwater office and supporting company expansion and growth.

The post holder will act as a main point of contact for school enquiries in order to schedule and coordinate a highly complex bookings diary, alongside tasks such as filing, data entry, post collection and stationery ordering.

They will thrive in a hard-working and fast-paced environment, taking pride in delivering outstanding customer service and ensuring that administrative processes are maintained and tasks are completed efficiently, accurately and to deadline. They will have a cheerful and positive outlook and be able to apply themselves to a range of administrative duties including some more repetitive tasks. They will work well as part of a small team, but will also be able to work independently without supervision, using their initiative and problem-solving creatively.

They may also be asked to assist with additional tasks as required by the General Manager, Resources Co-ordinator, or Marketing and Communications Officer.

Freshwater Theatre Company was established in 1996 and is one of the most respected and renowned drama-in-education companies in the UK. Delivering drama and arts workshops to support most areas of the primary curriculum, the company works with over 150,000 children each year, providing creative and enriching learning opportunities.

Post is 3 days per week (Monday- Wednesday inclusive). Salary is £19,000 pro rata.

To apply, please visit, download, fill out and send the application form along with your CV, and Freshwater equal opportunities form to:

Deadline for applications is 8am on Monday 1st October - late applications won't be considered.

You must be available for a first round telephone interview on Wednesday 10th October and then an interview in person on Thursday 18th October at our offices in East London. Start date will be subject to successful candidate’s availability but would ideally be the w/c 12th November