Receptionist and Administrator

Ledbury, County of Herefordshire
Competitive salary and benefits
06 Oct 2016
03 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time


Haygrove is a profitable c. £60m horticultural systems and fruit growing enterprise employing 200 full time and 1000 seasonal staff in both the UK and South Africa. The business also has a farming enterprise in Portugal and Growing Systems sales staff in a further 20+ countries. Haygrove is truly international and the geographical spread brings a wealth of opportunity.

Founded in 1988 by the Chairman, Angus Davison, Haygrove Growing now supplies fresh berries to UK and European retailers year-round. Haygrove Growing Systems develops and supplies field-scale polytunnels and substrate systems internationally (currently to 50 countries from Finland to Patagonia). Haygrove takes pride in being a dynamic business with transparent values. We define success as constantly creating opportunities for truly great people, and measuring ourselves in a hard Triple Bottom Line manner (People, Profit, Planet).

Listed in the 2012 Sunday Times fastest growing in international sales in the UK as well as fastest 500 growing in terms in employment in the EU in 2011, this business is complex, passionate and rapidly growing with an ambitious 5 year business plan underpinned by strong ethical values.


You will be a highly productive, positive and energetic individual. An ‘unflappable’ person who is patient, flexible, naturally organised and an instinctively excellent communicator. A real people person. You will have proven administrative, computer and time management skills. You will be able to work in a fast paced environment, but without compromising on detail or delivering a first class service.


From being the first point of contact via our telephone switchboard, to meeting and greeting visitors, you will create a brilliant first impression of Haygrove. You will also provide general administrative support to all areas of the business including assisting with vehicle fleet management, postal duties, ordering supplies and sundries, through to liaising with third party suppliers for goods and services. You will assist with managing our many visitors from around the world, as well as providing administrative support to the wider Haygrove community.


Haygrove are committed to personal development and training. We look to promote excellent individuals with initiative and creativity. The role includes a highly competitive salary and 23 days holiday per annum. We have a vibrant social calendar all year round.

Haygrove offer an employer backed pension scheme.