Executive Assistant

at Runway East in London

(₤22000 - ₤30000 per year)

The Job: Elevator Pitch

We help amazing start-ups grow, thrive and succeed. We do that by offering space, connections, networking and opportunities to the most exciting startups and entrepreneurs working today.

With so many projects on the go, we’re looking to take on a cool-headed, organised and generally excellent Executive Assistant. We’re looking for ambition, impeccable attention to detail and a passion for getting shit done, as well as a desire to experience a whole host of different areas of business.

It’s the perfect role for someone looking to dive into the hands-on startup world, supported by a brilliant, confident team and an exciting, ever growing company culture.

The Job: The Nitty Gritty

The lion’s share of the role will be assisting our CEO. You’ll be working independently as well as part of different teams, to make sure a lot of different plates keep spinning.

You’ll be at the heart of the organisation, thinking fast, taking on a variety of challenges and getting stuck in. This role presents a fantastic opportunity to gain insight and understanding into all areas of an agile, forward-thinking business.

What You’ll Be Doing

Executive support

At the core you’ll be helping to keep our CEO optimized - from research to meeting preparation, from problem-solving to expense processing, you’ll be deep in the action of a fast-paced schedule, learning all the elements of our business from the ground up.
Organising (impeccably)

You’ll help the running of our team office, making sure that our brilliant team have what they need, (be that a whiteboard, a new sofa or a motivational chant), and growing interpersonal skills, project management skills, making amazing connections alongside learning how a successful business runs.
Joining our adventure

We’re a team of entrepreneurial thinkers who are committed to creating spaces where exciting ideas fly. A core part of your role will be heading up our team events, anything from Friday night drinks to our annual company retreat (a weekend away in the sun!)
Blazing and Liaising

Our company is run on brilliant people, and you’ll be helping to support our People Ops team in keeping all our relationships operating smoothly. As a key member of our hiring team you’ll be helping us to source top talent, and ensure that our newest team members have a seamless onboarding experience.

Who You Are

The Non-Negotiables

Highly organised - you’re always one step ahead
Outstanding attention to detail - you’ll have an eagle eye for all the little things
Multitasking - you’ll be a master at juggling conflicting priorities
Excellent communicator - both in person and written
The Negotiables

Everything else.

Fired up by what you’ve read so far? Hit apply, we want to meet you.

23 days’ holiday (incl. 3 discretionary days between Christmas and New Year) plus all bank holidays
Mac/PC of your choice
Vitality Health insurance
Office Happy Hour on Fridays
Regular socials and team retreats (Rhodes, Vilnius and Barcelona so far…)
What About the Money?

£22,000 - £30,000 depending on experience

More About Us

These are our values, if you share them, let’s talk.

Community First. Our job is to get our fantastic startups where they want to be. At the end of the day, their success is our success.

We’re Open. We’re honest, encouraging and hungry to learn. Every mistake we make is a chance to make what we do better.

We Give a Damn. We care fiercely about the projects and people we work with. We thrive on challenges, on excitement and on Getting Shit Done.

We’re Entrepreneurs. To us, entrepreneurial means taking the initiative. We’re a group of people driven by creativity, by the ability to spot opportunities, solutions and new ideas - and by the excitement of trying to get those ideas off the ground.

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Published at 12 Jun 2019
Expires on 12 Aug 2019

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