Administrators x 2


2 x 12 month fixed-term contract
1 x 37.5 hours per week - Certification
1 x 30 hours per week - Client Services

About us

Soil Association Certification is the UK's largest organic certification body, responsible for certifying over 70% of all organic products sold in the country. We certify organic food and farming, organic textiles and organic beauty products. Since 1973 our team has built up extensive practical experience and provide unrivalled support before, during and after certification. Please follow this link for more information about Soil Association Certification.

About the opportunity

We are looking for two bright, hardworking and enthusiastic administrators to join our busy team. The role is varied and often challenging but provides a great learning experience in a friendly working environment. The role is predominantly supporting the Food and Drink Processor team with daily tasks.

Your role

Our administration team is responsible for a diverse range of tasks, as well as helping ensure our processor licensees and potential businesses interested in certification receive excellent customer service both over the phone and via email.

About you

You will have considerable administrative experience within an office environment, preferably in a customer service role. You will have experience of using databases and an excellent telephone manner.

You will enjoy working across certification teams and ideally be interested in a career within food and drink processor certification; experience in this area is desirable but essential. Some financial administrative experience is desirable, but not essential.

You will be proactive and organised, enjoy working as part of a team, assisting colleagues and sharing ideas.

You will be interested in learning about organic certification across Food and Drink and non-food and the work of the Soil Association.

Important dates

Interviews are expected to take place: week commencing 5th July 2021

How to apply:

Visit our website to submit your application form. Please note we look at applications on arrival and reserve the right to close this vacancy early. Please check your junk/spam folder if you do not receive a confirmation email upon submitting your application. Correspondence regarding your application will be sent through Hireful, our applicant tracking system, so please mark this as a safe sender. All candidates will subsequently receive an email from Hireful to confirm whether they have made it through to interview stage. For any queries please contact Please note we do not accept CVs or Cover Letters. We know the value of diversity in nature and want it in our organisation, and recognize that diverse backgrounds and experiences will bring a fresh perspective to our work. If you're not sure about applying, please get in touch with us for a chat. Thank you for your interest in supporting our work at the Soil Association.

  • Closing Date:
  • Monday, 14 June, 2021 - 23:45

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