It all started in 2019. Our founders David (Blair) and Simon (West) had a vision for a progressive recruitment business. They set out with the aim of building a business which approached recruitment differently; by treating their team as adults and giving them the autonomy to manage their own desks. Now with 20 employees, they have built a boutique search firm, focused on portfolio & equity houses and high growth businesses. 

We are a team of high performing, aspirational, talented and fun professionals. We deliver work to an exceptional standard for our clients where we immerse ourselves in their story, building lasting relationships and offering consultation when needed.  

Our mission is to build and maintain an environment in which the most talent, intelligent and aspirational recruitment professionals choose to work. 

Our values were defined at the outset, and they pulse through our business every day. We use our values as a benchmark for our behaviours and you’ll find it at every stage of employment during a career at BlairWest: 

  • We keep raising the bar 
  • We take pride in what we do 
  • We play to win 
  • We listen first 
  • We are stronger together 

We are looking for an administrative assistant to join our ever-growing team. This is an exciting new role for us our company evolves ad.  

This role is an amalgamation of PA, admin, office management and finance assistant duties. The role will cover many different areas of the business and done well, will make a significant impact to the productivity of our team.  

Key role requirements: 

  • Format CVs and candidate/client packs 
  • Support our CEO and COO with their diaries, occasionally organising travel 
  • Manage our credit control  
  • Chase outstanding invoices 
  • Keep our offices well stocked and organised, and take steps to make it a place our team continues to want to spend time in 
  • Support our marketing team with company events and celebrations 
  • Answer the door and welcome guests to our offices 

The qualities we will look for in the successful candidate are: 

  • Excellent Microsoft 365 skills 
  • Sharp attention to detail 
  • Organisation and tidiness is a must 
  • Being a team player 
  • An ability to be a step ahead 

Recognition for hard work is important to us, and in return for your hard work you will get: 

  • An environment where you are treated with respect and given trust and autonomy to do your best work, in your own way, without micromanagement 
  • A team which isn’t afraid to say ‘thank you’ when someone goes above and beyond or raises the bar 
  • A great office culture, with a newly refurbished office in Newcastle city centre. We maintain an environment where we are always performing to the highest standard, but we can wear what we like, listen to music and have fun with our colleagues whilst doing so 
  • A team of interesting and diverse colleagues who are all working towards a shared goal 
  • Leaders who work shoulder to shoulder with you, sharing their knowledge and wisdom and developing you throughout your career 

If all this isn’t enough, you will also get a generous suite of benefits: 

  • Competitive base salary 
  • 25 days holiday 
  • £150 personal development allowance 
  • Company car scheme 
  • Wellbeing benefit 
  • Competitive parental leave 
  • 3x CSR days 
  • Corporate nexus ‘Pop card’ salary sacrifice scheme 

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