Part Time Office Manager (Newcastle)

  • Company. Dentsu UK Ltd
  • Location. Newcastle
  • Salary. £16,000
  • Position Type. Part Time
  • Closing Date. 27/5/22

Role Purpose – 21.5 hrs pw

The purpose of this role is to manage all aspects of the office operations and facilities functions of the agency at a particular office location, including developing and implementing strategies for the effective and efficient operations of the assigned office location, including front reception, office supplies, vendors, office services and overall office appearance while maintaining a professional attitude that represents DAN and the assigned office location in the best light. Additional responsibilities include supporting local business unit staff in the areas of HR and IT where necessary and to support Managing Director of the office as directed.

Key Accountabilities

  • Overseeing key admin and office support processes including, client events planning and catering.
  • Create and maintains effective office processes including site and building access, site security, staff and visitor safety and well-being.
  • Ensure provision of consistently excellent, professional, and welcoming reception services always.
  • Planning and delivering staff entertainment, events and team building activities that are loved and valued by our teams.
  • Manages relationship and deliverables with landlords/building management to ensure high standards of premises at all times.
  • Deals promptly with scheduled and urgent maintenance through effective management of suppliers.
  • Ownership and management of key site and facilities projects including refurbishments.
  • Effective management and auditing of assets and Planned Preventative Maintenance and associated data and databases
  • To act as the Newcastle corporate social responsibility representative
  • Business continuity planning in line with wider Dentsu policy and procedures

Person Specification


  • 5+ years Office/facilities management experience delivering high quality customer service.
  • Demonstrable budget and financial management experience
  • Excellent communication skills and enthusiasm for working with people.
  • Flexible approach to work.
  • Strong administration and IT skills.
  • Demonstrable experience in managing office H&S, IOSH qualified desirable

Office / IT Systems:

  • Competent in the use of / ability to acquire knowledge and interpret IT systems and Asset management software
  • Competent user of Microsoft Office software, including, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams and Outlook.
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Prioritisation, both individually and behalf of a team
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to meet deadlines and utilise resources effectively
  • Communication
  • The ability to communicate effectively at all levels within the organisation
  • Excellent written communication skills, with well-structured reports, presentations, and general correspondence
  • Ability to give and receive clear formal instructions
  • Ability to apply discretion and maintain confidentiality
  • Responds constructively in times of conflict


  • Always demonstrates a collaborative approach internally and externally.
  • Ability to be the go-to person for the Dentsu Newcastle offices
  • Ability to operate as a key part of a national PFM function as well as part of a large global organisation
  • The ability to put team and Dentsu objectives before personal objectives and other considerations.
  • Supports and trains individuals and the team to maximise competencies and achieve objectives

About dentsu international

Part of dentsu, dentsu international headquartered in London operates in over 145 markets worldwide with more than 48,000 dedicated specialists. We help clients to win, keep and grow their best customers and achieve meaningful progress for their businesses. With best-in-class services and solutions in media, CXM, and creative.

Working with us

Joining dentsu international, you’ll join a team of 48,000 people. It’s an opportunity to produce career-defining work. Along the way, you’ll team up with inspiring colleagues and encounter a richness of clients, cultures and experiences. We offer exciting challenges, memorable experiences and opportunities to shape your future.

Inclusion and Diversity

We’re proud to be different and that starts with our people. We believe in equal opportunities for everyone. We won’t define people by their race, gender, sexual-orientation, age or disability. Individuality is what makes us great, we want everyone to bring their full self to work and create something amazing. That’s what we care about. So, whether you’re joining us, or looking to move to a different part of the business, we work hard to make sure we create equal opportunities for everyone.

We are happy to discuss flexible and agile approaches to working for all our roles – we can’t promise we will be able to offer you everything you want or need but we do promise to discuss it with you openly and honestly. If you have any reasonable adjustment needs arising from a disability or medical condition to fully participate in the recruitment process, please discuss this with our recruitment teams.