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Ewhurst Park Ltd

Administration Assistant

Salary range: £20,000 to £25,000 commensurate on experience

An exciting new position has arisen for an Administrative Assistant to support the Finance and Operations Officer and wider team at Ewhurst Park near Basingstoke in Hampshire.

Ewhurst Park is a 925-acre rural estate which has embarked on an estate-wide biodiversity and sustainability project with the goal of restoring the land for nature, growing healthy and ethically produced organic food. We aim to inspire people to reconnect with the land, nature, and sources of food through community outreach, organised education and hospitality events held on the estate.

Areas of responsibility:

Primarily you will support our Finance and Operations Officer with implementation of the day-to-day office administration, financial, and operational elements of the business. You will be joining a small team serving various estate functions with leadership from the Estate Manager. Your role will be diverse, requiring flexibility in your responsibilities. As a growing organisation with an evolving structure you will be required to be adaptable, willing to use your initiative in a start-up environment and be proactive.

In addition to carrying out general administrative tasks, the role provides an excellent opportunity to be involved in a new and expanding business with a solid ethical focus on restoration of our natural landscape.

This role will include regularly working with other departments on the estate.

Your experience:

Essential skills:

  • Educated to A-level or equivalent and above
  • Ability to work under pressure under your own steam and in a positive manner
  • A high level of competency in Word and Excel
  • Experience of working in an office environment
  • A positive approach and a willingness to take on new and varied tasks
  • Can demonstrate a methodical approach to work
  • Ability to meet deadlines and handle priorities in an efficient and resilient way
  • The desire to work in a team and build relationships with a wide range of stakeholders
  • Experience with accounting and bookkeeping
  • Confidence to engage with visitors and the local community to assist with the organisation of events held on the estate
  • The ability to communicate clearly and professionally both orally and in writing
  • Excellent attention to detail


  • Experience with Publisher and PowerPoint
  • A passion for the natural environment

Normal working hours are between 9am and 5pm. However, some flexibility will be required for events and to meet deadlines.

Closing Date: 9am on 3rd April 2023

Application Details: To apply, send a CV and a covering letter/email to with “Admin Assistant” in the subject line.

Due to the expected volume of applications we are only able to contact successful applicants.

As an equal opportunity employer, we ensure that we make recruiting decisions based on your experience and skills. We welcome applications from everyone with the skills set out in the job advert.

Closing Date: 03/04/2023  Location: RG26 5RG

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