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Executive assistant

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Executive assistant

Posted on: February 22, 2021

Contract type: Full Time

Location: Brighton, UK

Executive Assistant

Job description

Headquartered in Brighton, Sopro provide sophisticated digital marketing services to hundreds of businesses, from global brands to sector leaders and new entrants too.

We have spent five years redefining B2B demand generation techniques and striving to prove that there are much more predictable, higher quality ways to harness new social networks in order to create demand and interest for relevant suppliers.

Voted Tech Company of the Year by Campaign Magazine, we’ve been busy collecting awards for our people, service, technology and business results. We are proud to be one of the UK’s fastest growing digital marketing agencies, but we want to grow more. This is a new role, and a crucial one. It’s an incredible opportunity within an ambitious team.

Sopro are part of the G33K Holdings group.


The Role

We are looking for a highly efficient, enthusiastic and experienced Executive Assistant. This is an exciting opportunity to join a thriving business, who show no signs of slowing down. You will thrive on easing the load, running a tight ship and acting as ‘gatekeeper’ for the two co-founders. You will have a positive and hands-on approach, always one step ahead and happy to turn your hand to whatever needs doing.

This is a brand-new role within a dynamic team of bright, driven and hardworking individuals who truly believe in the company’s success and so there is huge potential to make your mark in a fast-growing business and within a supportive, close-knit team.

Key responsibilities
  • Diary management and gatekeeper to the co-founders
  • Managing inboxes and email correspondence
  • Overseeing expenses
  • Handling all calls affably and efficiently
  • Multitasking and prioritising an everchanging workload
  • Scheduling appointments and meetings, both internally and externally
  • Facilitating travel arrangements, including flights, trains, hotels, restaurants, taxis and parking
  • Meeting preparation and minute taking
  • Collation and preparation of presentations and reports
  • Project management and problem solving
  • Maintaining office supplies, facilities management and managing suppliers and contractors
  • Meeting and greeting clients and visitors
  • Arranging meetings, coordinating meeting rooms, catering, videoconferencing etc
  • Deal with incoming/outgoing post and courier deliveries

Person Specification:

  • Exceptional organisational and diary management skills
  • Proven experience and ability to prioritise and juggle multiple projects and deadlines simultaneously
  • High levels of flexibility and adaptability
  • Flawless communications and presentation skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to work under pressure and achieve deadlines
  • Problem solving and decision-making skills
  • Calm under pressure
  • Ability to work autonomously
  • Act as a gatekeeper, determining which emails, reports and telephone calls need to reach the CEO/CTO and which do not
  • Strong business and commercial acumen
  • Able to effectively communicate with and present to senior management and executives
  • Build relationships at all levels of the business and with external contacts
  • Highly competent with GSuite/Microsoft Office Suite
  • Drafting, writing and research skills
  • Responsive and delivery focused – able to effectively manage concurrent priorities and comfortable with ambiguity
  • Planning and Organisation – to understand the business in immediate, short term and long-term aspects and the generation of action plans relevant to all three
  • Continuous improvement – looks for new ways of working, takes ownership to generate content ideas and deliver original and imaginative approaches to content marketing campaigns and channels
  • Committed and Resourceful – use own initiative to work challenges and obstacles
  • Relationship Management and collaboration – with multiple stakeholders to achieve shared goals and proactive in contributing to the success of others
  • Resilience – strength to persevere and ride through challenges whilst adapting dependant on business needs
  • Interpersonal skills – able to build exceptional relationships at all levels across the business, is trusted and respected and seen as a ‘go to’ resource
The package

At Sopro we invest in our people – they are what makes our company great and we work hard to make sure that everyone feels like a valued member of the team. Some of the perks we offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • Excellent central Brighton office location (full of great people)
  • Regular social events

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