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Ellis has an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic experienced Personal Assistant & Office Manager with exemplary secretarial and organisational skills to support our Managing Director. You will have a dynamic personality and a flair for getting things done as well as the ability to manage/co-ordinate the Administration Team of five who support the smooth running of the whole business. Based in Eastbourne Ellis have developed an enviable reputation in Sussex and the Kent & Surrey borders for the high standard of delivery of construction projects across a wide range of sectors including Commercial, Ecclesiastical, Education, Historical, Leisure, Healthcare and Residential projects.

The successful candidate will require:

✓ Minimum of five GCSEs (Grades A to C)
✓ Extensive knowledge of Microsoft Office programs
✓ Effective Communicator at all levels, both written and verbal
✓ Strong organisational and time management skills
✓ Customer focused and proactive
✓ Approachable and calm personality
✓ Excellent problem solving, analytical, evaluative and multi-tasking skills
✓ Minute Taking (shorthand desirable but not essential)


✓ NVQ L3 in Business Administration or higher
✓ Document management and email management experience


✓ Overall responsibility for Administrative Team, including supervision and development of staff.
✓ The role will take a proactive lead in ensuring that systems and processes add value to the business and be responsible for integrating any new initiatives.
✓ Ensuring the administration of the Company is efficient and adheres to Company policies and procedures.
✓ Dealing with correspondence, drafting letters and memos, typing of reports, proof reading.
✓ Diary Management and planning.
✓ Personal Assistant to Managing Director providing a full secretarial service.


Salary is competitive and will be commensurate with experience.

How to apply

As an equal opportunities employer Ellis holds the Investors in People Award and welcomes applications in writing with CV to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by post to Ellis Building Contractors Limited, 6 Park View, Alder Close, Eastbourne East Sussex, BN23 6QE

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