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Company: Photon Design, Oxford, UK


Location: Oxford


Job Title: Administrator/PA to CEO (Maternity cover)

We are looking for a highly organised, computer literate person with good communication skills. You will be responsible for general management of the office, administration of the day-to-day affairs of the company and PA duties to the CEO and other senior staff. This is a varied and responsible role and you will need to demonstrate good problem solving skills, be good at managing your own time and prioritising a busy office. 



  • Office management

  • Processing and shipping orders

  • Managing supplies/negotiating with suppliers

  • Chasing up overdue accounts

  • Assistance with international exhibition planning

  • Travel arrangements

  • Bookkeeping (subject to experience)



  • Either a) a good degree ideally in a scientific/technical field or b) 2+ years of experience in administration. Preferably both!

  • Competent in the use of Word and Excel to intermediate level

  • Able to work accurately and reliably

  • Demonstrated ability to prioritise and multi-task

  • Good verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to work in a team environment



£24K-£32K full time. 3 or 4 days/week also considered.


About Photon Design

Photon Design is a small but long established company based in Oxford, UK. It develops and markets state-of-the-art simulation and design software for the exciting field and growing of photonics. It’s software is used throughout the World in leading universities and companies.  


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