Job Title: Executive Assistant

Location: Ancoats, Manchester

Job Salary: £18-28k (depending on profile and experience)

Outline of Business/Company:
We create brands. From steak knives to DIY flower kits, small furniture and personal hygiene products, we work with local suppliers in Europe and North America and sell our products directly to customers through social media and e-commerce. We are a team of 25 people in 6 countries with our HQ in Ancoats, Manchester and satellite offices in Berlin (Germany), Düsseldorf (Germany) & Bangkok (Thailand).

General Description
We are looking for a person to take on general business administration tasks. This can include all or a part of the key responsibilities mentioned below. The team is growing fast and so will this role. You will be a key team member, work very closely with the managing director of the business helping them to structure their day and get more done within the day.

Key Responsibilities:

● System administrator (Mac OS X & Microsoft knowledge, Google Business Cloud are advantageous)

○ Setup of social media pages and accounts

● Operative tasks

○ Sending out goods, parcels, work with our warehouses

○ Organisation for photoshoots / videoshoots

○ Desk research, supplier management, support general operations & new product development

● Finance tasks: updating spreadsheets, business numbers, performing transactions on the business accounts, maintain relationship with our accountants

● Human Resources management

○ Team organisation and structuring, "happiness" management

○ Recruitment, support us finding new people

○ Organise our company work trips to our offices in Bangkok, Thailand or Crete & Bali etc.

Experience:

● No experience required

● Team management and any work with digital business tools are an advantage

Key Skills:
● Structured work approach

● No stranger to new tasks (you love being thrown in cold water)

● Eager to learn a lot

● Growth mindset, adapt quickly to changing business needs

Physical Requirements: General good physical health to help carry out physical tasks if necessary. Lifting boxes, carrying equipment or driving long distances.

Experience and Technical Skills / Professional Qualifications:
Ideally but not required. Training can be provided:

● Google Business Cloud

● Domain Administration

● Mac OS X and/or Microsoft system administration

● Social Media Management (Facebook, Google, TikTok, Pinterest)

Essential Criteria:
● Work locally based from the HQ in Ancoats, Manchester

● Driving License

DBS Check Required:
Yes.