The Roald Dahl Story Company Ltd manages the stories of Roald Dahl, across a number of channels including book, theatre, movies, TV marketing, brand partnerships and merchandise.
Salary: Circa. £26,000 (depending on experience)
Contract: 6-month fixed-term contract with scope to go permanent
Working pattern: Monday to Friday, 9.30 to 17.30
Start date: Anticipated start date of mid-January 2020
Location: Marylebone, London
Closing date: Ongoing, we will hire the right person as soon as we meet them
The purpose of the Junior Executive Assistant role is to support the company’s Brand Director who heads up the senior leadership team. The Junior Executive Assistant therefore has a pivotal part in supporting not only the Brand Director but also their management of the total leadership team.
The Junior Executive Assistant supports the smooth-running of the Brand Director’s schedule, contact with key stakeholders and partners, management of internal meetings, cross-business communication and some external business communications. The successful candidate must have excellent interpersonal and organisation skills in addition to knowledge and experience of the entertainment and brand industry such that they can support on related admin tasks as needed.
The Junior Executive Assistant will also be on hand to assist the Office Support function with the day-to-day smooth running of the office.
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Why join us?
Love Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Matilda and The BFG? How about some of Dahl’s darker tales for adults? So do we!
Based in a fantastic modern office in Marylebone, The Roald Dahl Story Company has big ambitions to turn the world’s favourite stories into the best films, tv, content, innovative publishing in the market – and with a set of partners ranging from Netflix and Disney to Penguin Random House and The Royal Shakespeare Company - we’re well on the way. Far from a traditional literary estate – the company is a collection of over 20 creative, brand building and commercial brains from a range of backgrounds aiming to deliver the best, and most innovative Roald Dahl inspired products and experiences to the market.
What’s more is that we really care for our team - from instructor led weekly on-site Yogalates (think hybrid of yoga and Pilates) and Box-Fit classes, to a kitchen stocked with an assortment of refreshments, and an on-site shower complete with towels and toiletries, we’ve put a lot of thought into creating the perfect office environment and culture for everyone to enjoy.
The Junior Executive Assistant can also benefit from our workplace pension scheme, 28 days’ holiday plus 8 bank holidays (pro-rated accordingly) and company social events.
Please send your CV and tailored cover letter to Livvy Chan (HR Manager) at email@example.com at your earliest convenience.
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