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Studio Assistant

Job Added: 04 June 2019
Applications Close: 18 June 2019
Level: Junior
Contract: Full Time
Based: London
Salary: £24,000 to £28,000
Website: wearesnook.com
Twitter: @wearesnook

Salary: Competitive

Snook are on a mission to design a world that works better for people. We work with organisations to design services that help people thrive, and this year we’ll be ten years old! In the past five years we’ve more than doubled in size to a team approaching 30 people and have worked with brilliant clients — from Cancer Research UK to Hackney City Council, Tesco and the Scottish Government.

We have big plans for the next three years and are seeking someone who is passionate about what we do, is highly organised, skilled at multitasking and is a collaborative worker. You’ll be taking on a high profile role, supporting our CEO/Co-Founder and also our London Studio.

Below, you’ll find information on the role, our requirements, our values, what we offer, and how to apply. We welcome applications from people of all backgrounds and ages.

The role:

Personal Assistant:

- Managing our CEO’s diary, prioritising inbox and email correspondence
- Schedule meetings and event appearances
- Booking travel and accommodation
- Processing expenses

Administrative support:

- HR admin, including recruitment, on-boarding of new staff, training or arranging training where necessary
- Supporting the maintenance of Snook’s electronic filing system
- Supporting with project set up and close down

General team support:

- General office management such as coordinating supplies, travel, tidying and recycling
- Booking meeting rooms and lunches, filing and arranging team events
- Delivering event celebrations like birthdays and anniversaries
- Supporting the team with the preparation, set-up, running and closing of events.
- Helping to create a welcoming studio environment

Facilities management:

- Studio health and safety
- Supporting the studio environment and ensuring it is fit for purpose
- Solve simple tech problems and escalate to tech team where appropriate
- Liaising with building management

Our requirements:

- Demonstrable experience in a similar sort of role
- Self-starter with a positive attitude to getting things done
- Excellent ability to prioritise and pre-empt requirements
- Excellent written and oral communication
- Ability to problem-solve and multitask
- Great attention to detail, along with the ability to work at speed and to tight deadlines
- Flexibility
- Eagerness to help and learn new things
- Enjoys supporting others

Most importantly, you’ll be looking to join a lovely team and to support us in delivering great design work. Definite bonus points include an appreciation for gifs and bad puns.

Our values:

We strive to create a good working environment, that allows our colleagues to thrive and create the best work they can. Some of the values that help us create this are:

- We do active self-care
- We encourage ambition not competition
- We promote diversity
- We believe in passions; personal interests are welcome
- We know there is no right or wrong way
- We do fun
- We work with people, not for them

What we offer:

- Snook offer a competitive salary, 29.5 holidays per year (including public holidays), additional annual Christmas closure and a supportive sick leave policy.
- We provide an annual training budget for external opportunities from talks and conferences to more bespoke hands-on training.
- We respect people have commitments and provide flexible working hours through discussion.
- We have an annual team-away retreat for us to come together as a company, taking time out to learn, reflect, and eat snacks. We spend a Friday together every quarter as one studio to run show and tells.
- Every Monday morning, we have a team breakfast where we eat together and share our ambitions for the week ahead.
- We are an equal opportunity and Living Wage Foundation employer.
- We have a bike to work scheme and free membership to HeadSpace the mental health app
- We support you with a Snook buddy when you join to get you started.

How to apply

We strive for diversity in our team. If we’re going to design services for the public we need to ensure our team is diverse. We welcome applications from people of all backgrounds and ages.

Please submit a CV to [email protected] with the title ‘Hire me’:

We will offer interviews at times that suit you, so if you have children, caring duties, or have to travel after work we’re happy to offer these at convenient times outside of work hours. We can support travel costs outside of London if we take you to an interview stage.