Full Time

Sales and Administrative Assistant

Location: Bradford

Magnitude Surveys Ltd: Underpinning the fabric of Geophysical innovation.

MS is a diverse company of collaborative individuals creating bespoke and proactive approaches to heritage and non-heritage geophysics. We focus on integrating techniques that provide unbiased advice and the opportunity for industry development.

The Company has grown organically from 3 to over 50 employees over the past 7 years. We work alongside major archaeological contractors on a wide range of exciting projects throughout the UK, including small-scale community surveys and national-scale infrastructure projects. We are a CIfA Registered Organisation and a member of FAME.

The Role & Responsibilities

The Sales and Administrative Assistant will play a key role in helping the company manage our current growth and develop new business. Specifically, this role will support the work of the Projects team in managing and maintaining existing client relationships, preparing quotes, responding to queries, and developing new clients.

The Sales and Administrative Assistant must be an outgoing, self-motivated individual with excellent interpersonal and numeracy skills.

These responsibilities will include:

  • Building and maintaining client relations through the creation, management and tracking of quotes, contracts and invoicing.
  • Generation of new business leads
  • General office administration tasks, including fielding e-mail and telephone enquiries
  • Maintaining inventory & ordering office supplies etc.
  • Assisting with the administration of the company expense system
  • Creation of promotional and marketing materials, including copywriting.
  • Any other tasks which are deemed appropriate within the role.

Person/Skill Requirements

  • Personable and approachable personality
  • Proven experience in an administration role
  • Experience and confidence in building client relationships and liaising with prospective and existing clients
  • Highly organised with the ability to handle conflicting demands
  • Strong English speaking & writing skills
  • Strong numeracy skills
  • High attention to detail
  • Strong time management skills
  • Strong IT proficiency, including experience with accounting software (e.g. Xero), use of databases & Microsoft Excel. Familiarity with CRM software packages would also be advantageous.
  • An understanding of contracts and working with large tenders would be an advantage.
  • Interest in archaeological or near-surface geophysics would be desirable.

The benefits of working for us:

Additional to salary:

  • Auto enrolment onto company pension scheme with NEST
  • Option to pay pension contributions through salary sacrifice scheme
  • Option to obtain an EV vehicle through salary sacrifice scheme
  • Employee perks, including discounts at major retailers
  • Profit share bonuses

Annual Leave:

  • 20 days holiday plus Bank Holidays
  • Additional paid leave for Christmas to New Year closure
  • Additional annual leave days with length of service


  • Internal & external training
  • Clear career progression within the Company


  • Auto enrolment onto medical insurance through AXA:
    • Access to physiotherapists, chiropractors and other therapists
    • 24/7 Doctor appointments
    • Cashback for Dental & Optical
    • Access to 24/7 confidential EAP helpline
    • Mental Health cover included
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Newly renovated and airy office
  • Breakfast items provided in the office for all staff to access
  • Supermarket vouchers provided throughout the year
  • Mental health first aiders at all levels of the Company

Our Values

The successful candidate will role model the company values of Magnitude Surveys.

Collaborative – strongly collaborative approach to interpretation and training

Bespoke – Design and build our own equipment & software that is bespoke and tailored to our staff and needs.

Progressive – Progressive and forward thinking, championing equal opportunities with strong female presence in Leadership positions.

Bradfordian – As a company, we are embedded in our community, and proud of our roots in a city which has contributed so much to the practice of archaeological geophysics.

Application Process

Applicants should submit a covering letter and CV. Interviews will be held in person.

Please apply by sending a CV and covering letter using the form below.

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