Office Assistant


Location: Gloucestershire
Closing Date: Friday, May 5th 2017

Job Type: Admin / Customer Service / Nutrition

Job Description

Summer job working across all departments, full-time, fixed term contract, immediate start

Business:  Calinnova Ltd

Location: Nailsworth, Gloucestershire

Known for its EquiFeast equine products Calinnova also specialises in products for small animals, dogs and birds through the brands DrS and The Birdcare Company. With the start of a new season in full swing followed by staff holidays, we need extra help. This is an opportunity for someone to gain broad based business experience at the start of their career, or for someone with previous work experience. 

Duties will vary from office work to physical work - assisting in a range of different departments including:-

  • The factory (filling products, labelling products, printing labels, stacking shelves)
  • Order packing, despatch and order processing
  • EquiFeast marketing to name but a few.

Office work will vary and include - but not limited to the following

  • Answering phones and taking messages
  • Taking orders, producing invoices on SAGE
  • Assisting with customer service calls and emails
  • As well as assisting with on-going web site information maintenance and development. 

Skills required: 

Good attitude to work, conscientiousness, good telephone manner, general office and computing skills, and robust physical health for factory work. Not well suited to asthmatics or people with allergies due to production work.

We require a minimum of 2 A-level passes, including GCSE passes in English language and maths. 

You may be specialising in Business, or Equine Science, or have art/design/graphic arts skills or familiarity with photoshop, or be a keen IT buff; any such skills could be beneficial. 

You will need to live within commuting distance of our Nailsworth office and will need your own transport. 

This fixed term contract opportunity starts as soon as possible and terminates late September 2017. 

Hours:    Monday to Friday, 8.45 am to 5.15 pm 

Applications:        Please send your CV to Sally Green, Managing Director, We look forward to hearing from you!


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