Temporary Assistant


Location: Gloucestershire
Closing Date: Friday, April 6th 2018

Job Type: Admin / Customer Service / Marketing / Nutrition / Sales

Job Description

Full-time, fixed term contract, immediate start

Based in Nailsworth, Gloucestershire, Calinnova Limited manufactures and sells products for EquiFeast, The Birdcare Company, DrS and CROCdoc, exporting to a wide range of countries. 

Known for its EquiFeast equine products Calinnova also specialises in products for small animals, dogs, birds and reptiles through the brands DrS, The Birdcare Company and also CROCdoc. 

With a busy spring season ahead followed by staff holidays, we need some 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.

This is a temporary summer role with work across all departments offering a variety of opportunity and experience.  

Duties will vary from office work to physical work assisting in different departments, including: 

  • The factory (filling products, labelling products, printing labels, stacking shelves, cleaning down)
  • The despatch area (order packing and despatch)
  • The offices (order processing, answering phones, customer service, taking customer orders and raising invoices, assisting with web page updates or other marketing/promotion related activities). 

Skills required:

  • Good attitude to work
  • Conscientious
  • Good telephone manner
  • General office and computing skills
  • Robust physical health for factory work. (not well suited to asthmatics or people with allergies due to production work)
  • A 'Can do' Attitude to fit in with the team and a variety of tasks 

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

Graduates or undergraduates are most welcome to apply. You may be specialising in Business, or Equine Science, or have art/design/graphic arts skills, familiarity with photoshop, or be a keen IT buff. Any such skills could be beneficial and put to use in our office environment. 

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 

To apply please send your CV and relevant covering letter briefly describing your suitability and your level of salary expectation to emma@equine-careers.co.uk 

Please state Equine Careers when applying for this vacancy.


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