Waste Creative

Office Assistant

Based: London
Level: Junior
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract: Full Time
Applications Close: 20 April 2019
Twitter: @wastecreative
Job Listing Added: 21 March 2019

Role: Office Assistant


Location: London


Start date: ASAP


About us:


Waste is an independent digital creative agency founded in 2006 on the principle of cutting out unnecessary agency fluff in favour of urgency, expertise and a no-fuss attitude. We call this approach Maximum Digital. Minimum Nonsense.


With offices in London and Los Angeles, we employ 60 specialists covering strategy, creative, social & web content, advertising, digital experiential, DOOH, UX and SEO.


Our client list includes Supercell, the mobile gaming giant, for whom we deliver player acquisition and retention built around community listening and high-speed, high-quality content creation. Other entertainment clients are Nintendo, Sega, Warner Brothers, Turner and Ubisoft.


Waste also provide digital leadership for energy giant Centrica, covering British Gas, Hive, Dyno and Direct Energy. Other clients include dating app Badoo, lottery giant Camelot and media brand family Oath.


The Maximum Digital, Minimum Nonsense approach has seen us win more than 50 awards, including: Awwwards, BIMAs, FWA, CIM, Pixels, Lovies, W3 and Webbys.


Waste are renowned for brewing our own craft beer, the Waste Pale Ale (WPA), a firm favourite with clients and partners. We also support the UK based gaming charity, SpecialEffect.


What we’re looking for:


We’re looking for an Office Assistant to join our award-winning team in our Farringdon offices.


You’ll need to be highly organised, pro-active and passionate. This role will focus on facilities, reception and administrative tasks.


We are looking for someone enthusiastic, meticulous and willing to roll up their sleeves and get stuck in, as they will be assisting the Office Manager in the day to day running of the studio.


The successful applicant will have:
- Able to take initiative and work calmly under pressure
- Confident demeanour, enthusiastic and friendly
- Excellent time management skills and multi-tasking abilities
- Strong communication skills
- Highly organised
- Friendly, approachable and keen to help


Your duties will be to:
- Answering the door and telephone
- Organising travel – trains, taxis, flights, hotels
- Maintaining the kitchen and studio
- Running errands
- Ordering stationery and kitchen supplies
- Organise lunch & refreshments as required (for clients)
- Greet guest/clients and organise refreshments
- Process & maintain petty cash
- General filing/admin duties
- Use company credit cards to purchase supplies & retain receipts for processing
- Raise purchase orders


In return, you’ll get:
- The opportunity to develop your own skills in a fun, supportive environment
- Opportunities for training and to grow within the role
- Massages, fruit and Friday beers!