Current Vacancies


Please see below for the full list of current vacancies and job descriptions.

There are currently two new vacancies.

Centre Assistant (Closing date:  29 July 2016)

Receptionist/ Administration Apprentice (Closing date:  27 July 2016)


Centre Assistant

Hours – Full time (35 hours per week). Job Share will be considered.

Based – Future Business Centre, Cambridge

Salary – £15,000 per annum rising to £16,500 upon successful completion of a 3 month probationary period

We are looking to find a Centre Assistant who will help run our reception, deliver a five-star customer service to tenants and visitors, and play an integral role in establishing the Centre as one of Cambridge’s premier business centres.

You will be able to bring great people skills, a positive attitude and the confidence to take on new tasks and projects with minimal supervision. These roles will represent the face of the Future Business Centre and our friendly, supportive, professional and positive approach.

Job Description

Key responsibilities will include;

  • Delivering reception services during our core hours of 8.30am-5.30pm, including receiving, directing and responding to all calls, messages, sorting incoming and outgoing mail and assisting tenants.
  • Assisting with tasks outside of core hours which may require early starts, late finishes and occasional weekend working.
  • Greeting and directing visitors and dealing with queries from tenants, visitors, customers and the general public.
  • Taking enquires, managing bookings and organising the delivery of conference and meeting room bookings to include setting up spaces for bookings with the movement of furniture to the desired layout, generating invoices and taking card payments.
  • Managing tenant information, including facilities usage, through our management information system.
  • Monitoring maintenance issues in the building, including having responsibility for the reception area and the conference/meeting rooms.
  • Co-ordinating conference/meeting catering both directly and with the Café provider.
  • Providing general administrative support to the reception and operations team i.e. processing application for virtual tenancy and co-working, filing, photocopying, scanning.
  • Promoting, encouraging and assisting in building a community spirit at the Centre.
  • Assisting with the delivery of the Future Business Centre and establishing it as a major hub for enterprise in the area.
  • Any other task that is deemed as appropriate and within competence of individual.

For further information, please click on the link below:

Centre Assistant Job Advert – July 2016

To apply please send your covering letter and CV (including contact details of two referees) to:

Closing date for applications: 5pm on Friday 29th July 2016.

Interview date for shortlisted candidates will be held on Wednesday 10th August 2016.

Receptionist/ Administration Apprentice

Full-time – 35 hours per week – fixed term for 1 year.

Working hours – Monday-Friday, 8:30am – 4:30pm with 1 hour for lunch. Occasional evening/weekend work may be required.

£120 per week.

Based – Future Business Centre, Kings Hedges Road, Cambridge, CB4 2HY

Allia is looking for a Business Administration Apprentice to join a small, friendly reception team at the new and innovative Future Business Centre Cambridge. The centre delivers workspace and enterprise support to businesses, and runs a busy conferencing and events programme.

The role, which includes reception and general administration duties, will be varied and challenging, with lots of room to develop. It will suit a reliable, professional applicant, with excellent communication skills, and an interest in conferencing/events/reception or administration.

Allia is an expanding organisation with a focus on internal career progression, and there is the possibility of permanent employment afterwards, either in this role or a similar role elsewhere in the organisation.

Key Tasks & Responsibilities

  • To greet and direct visitors.
  • To deal with queries in person and over the phone from tenants, guests, visitors and others.
  • To assist with delivering reception and office services during core opening hours.
  • To assist with booking and organising conferences and meetings.
  • To monitor property issues.
  • To provide admin support to the reception and Centre Management teams.
  • To take part in appropriate training and staff development.
  • To perform other duties appropriate to the job as required.

For further information, please click on the link below:

FBC C’ridge Reception & Admin Apprentice JD&PS July 2016

To apply, please send your CV (including contact details of two referees) and covering letter to:

Closing date: 27th July 2016

Interview date: 3rd August 2016