Office Assistant

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About the vacancy

As an Office Assistant, you are part of the Office Team. You are a key figure in the company, the very first point of contact when people come in. Not only for guests, suppliers and customers, but also for colleagues. You enjoy relieving people and taking care of them. Within the office everything runs smoothly thanks to you. Besides the daily tasks around office, you also organize the internal events (such as the monthly drinks, family event, Sinterklaas and the Year End event). You enjoy organizing things and get energy from tackling all kinds of projects.

 

You will participate and continuously contribute to create a work environment that reflects the company culture & values and brings joy to work in the office. This project will be launched in 2024 and will be rolled out and integrated into your role.  

 

You are proactive, incisive and can work independently.

Responsibilities

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Day-to-day management of the company’s facilities
  • Propose changes and improvements based on observations of facilities
  • Liaise with facility suppliers and maintain a good communication and relationship.
  • Create and manage new vendor profiles
  • Answer emails in the general inboxes from customers, consumers & colleagues.
  • Handling incoming phone calls from customers, consumers & colleagues.
  • You are the first point of contact for visitors, customers, suppliers and employees to welcome them into the company.
  • Reception / registration of visitors
  • Organization of internal and external meetings, events and incentives for the Breda office
  • Coordinating travel (hotel, taxi’s, restaurants) for visitors.
  • General admin- / office management support
  • Coordination of the internal berry store

 

Candidate profile

  • You are fluent in Dutch & English (both written and spoken)
  • You have excellent decision-making skills and good time-management
  • Computer skills including Microsoft Office
  • Attention to detail and high level of service
  • Very effective organizational skills
  • Able to prioritize workload
  • An outgoing and service oriented personality
  • Strong communicator verbal and in writing
  • Customer oriented

We offer

  • A challenging job for 40hrs per week
  • 25 holidays based on full time employment (with the possibility of buying extra days)
  • 8% holiday allowance
  • Participation in the Pension Scheme
  • Among other benefits, the company also provides an annual Profit sharing plan.

 

Unsolicited services or offers from recruitment agencies or intermediaries will not be responded to.

 

About Driscoll’s

Driscoll’s is the global market leader for fresh strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, and blackberries. With more than 100 years of farming heritage, in partnership with hundreds of independent growers, Driscoll’s is passionate about providing fresh, beautiful and delicious berries. Our values of humilitypassion and trustworthiness and vision have guided our mission to delight consumers around the world.

 

Driscoll’s is Family

The nature of our very competitive business demands a lot from the people committed to our collective effort to create a special future. Our family oriented, privately held company offers a unique and dynamic culture that fosters meaningful relationships and a rewarding, challenging environment with a nod towards innovation, agility, and an uncompromising quest to continuously learn and excel.

  • Driscoll’s values our people and communities
  • Our people feel connected to each other and our Mission, Vision and Values
  • Our work environments are flexible to support working families and cultivate creativity

…and our berries…they bring joy, delight, nutrition, and plenty of smiles to our office environment!

Driscoll’s is the trusted brand for Only the Finest Berries™.

With continued growth, the need for new capabilities and more professionalization is also increasing. This also applies to the Office Team, which includes 4 management assistants and 5 office assistants. Some of them work from Breda, while others work at locations in Spain, Morocco and other countries. The Office Team is managed by the Manager Office Support.

Responsible recruiter

Recruitment department

peopleservices_netherlands@driscolls.eu
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