We are hiring

Please see the job description below. If you think you fit the bill please send a CV and expression of interest to Jo -

Admin Assistant

Rate of pay: £12 an hour

Hours: 8 hours per week minimum

As an Admin Assistant at Hadley Paper Goods your role will be to help in the day to day running of the business in various ways as outlined in the lists below. You will be expected to work a minimum of 8 hours per week with the option of approximately half of these spent working from home. Time spent working at the warehouse in Arlesey will be on Friday mornings from 9.30-12.30, time spent working at the office in Hitchin and from home can be worked out to suit your needs.

This is a flexible job in a friendly and supportive environment. We provide a lunch for employees on a Friday which we share with another small business. There is scope for growth in this position, both in terms of hours and pay, as the business grows. We are looking forward to inviting someone else in to our small team, if you think you’re the right person please email a CV and an expression of interest to

Thank you,



  • Have an enthusiastic work ethic, positive attitude, and collaborative approach.

  • Be creative, have a good eye for design and appreciate the company aesthetic.

  • Be able to identify shops and museums that would make appropriate stockists for Hadley cards.

  • Be an extremely competent writer with a friendly tone for emails.

  • Have excellent organisational skills and be able to show initiative.

  • Be able to complete short term tasks efficiently as well as schedule projects over the year.

  • Have knowledge of the retail calendar.

  • Have strong writing, editing and proofing skills with exceptional attention to spelling and grammar.

  • Be computer literate, be familiar with or able to learn Quickbooks, Squarespace, Mailchimp, Microsoft Office amongst others.

  • Be someone who is willing to use their initiative and think strategically to help grow the business.

  • Have a good telephone manner and be confident liaising with stockists and clients.

  • Have at least 2 years relevant work experience in a relevant area such as sales or the creative industries.



  • Hold a full UK driving license and have access to a vehicle.

  • Willing to participate in social media marketing which may at times mean HPG using your image on social media posts, with your full consent, and composing social media content.



  • Emailing potential stockists.

  • replying to stockist queries.

  • Processing orders, typing up invoices in Quickbooks.

  • Creating, managing and delivering an annual diary of newsletters.

  • Maintaining various mailing lists for direct, wholesale customers and interested parties.

  • Keeping track of and chasing up trade enquiries.

  • Composing and sending out newsletters to direct customers as well as wholesale.

  • Seeking out and responding to feedback from clients and interested parties.

  • Analysing sales and assisting in formulating new designs according to customer feedback.

  • Packing and wrapping orders.

  • Arranging postage online and printing labels.

  • Managing Stock levels.

  • Delivering parcels to the delivery depot.

  • Undertaking stock counts.

  • Managing stock levels.

  • ordering and organising delivery of new stock from printers ands suppliers.

  • Any tasks to help fulfil the needs of the business.