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Runway East Address: Bristol, England Lower Ground,, 10 Finsbury Square, London EC2A 1AF, United Kingdom
The Job: Elevator Pitch
We help amazing startups grow, thrive and succeed. We do that by offering space, advice, facilities and opportunities to the startups and entrepreneurs who work with us.
Right now our community of 1,500 members work, meet, think (and occasionally) drink from our four thriving locations in London and Bristol.
We’re lucky enough to work with the most innovative, exciting and passionate entrepreneurs in the UK, and we’re on the hunt for an organised, enthusiastic, self-starting Office & Events Assistant to be the first port of call for our wonderful start-ups.
The Job: The Nitty Gritty
This is a fast-paced and exciting role at the heart of our community always looking to make our members experience even better. You’ll be our eyes and ears on the ground: solving problems, making our members feel welcome and creating a great atmosphere to work in.
Our Office and Events Assistant will keep a keen eye on the practical running of our workspaces - from admin supplies to printer access - as well as providing a warm, welcoming experience for all our members and their guests. They will be a problem solver, a fast thinker, be sociable as well as ruling a spreadsheet with an iron fist.
You’ll learn great office skills, get operations experience, as well as become entrenched in a network of the latest innovators of the UK tech scene.
What You’ll Be Doing
Providing a warm welcome
As one of our organised, enthusiastic and self-starting Office & Events Assistants - you will be invaluable to how our buildings run and to the overall success of our members’ experience. A love of people is a must - you’ll be the first port of call for our wonderful startups and their guests, assisting with day to day operations, always remaining calm under pressure and ensuring that everything runs smoothly.
Keeping the office on track
On a day-to-day basis there are core elements which are crucial to your role, these are the fundamentals you need to be nailing every day, week and month to help us deliver a truly exceptional experience to the team and members alike.
Managing the post, answering calls and emails and assisting with building operations work, you’ll make sure that our day-to-day runs smoothly and efficiently everyday.
Event organisation and management
You will be instrumental in helping us with our various events - ensuring that members have the best and most beneficial experience with us. You’ll have a hand in organising and supporting engaging social, and professional events for our community of entrepreneurs, as well as managing booking from external event promoters.
You’ll be responsible for ensuring we have enough stock for all of our events and our legendary Friday drinks trolley.
Social media, marketing and much more
You’ll learn how to create marketing materials for events, manage our social media accounts, be responsible for producing engaging content for our blog and be expected to get involved in your site’s marketing strategy.
Joining our adventure
We’re a team of experienced entrepreneurs who want to make the happiest, most productive, most exciting working environment in town, nay the world, nay the galaxy, nay (you get the picture)
Who You Are
Passionate about people
This job is all about communicating with our brilliant members, as well as our team, so we need someone who loves dealing with people from all walks of life. You’ll be friendly, warm, clear and confident, with a talent for written comms as well as face to face.
Obsessive organisation is essential to this role as you’ll be juggling multiple tasks and dealing with regular requests from both the team and our members. You’re well-versed in Microsoft Office, and take pleasure in meticulous planning to ensure you never drop the ball.
Any previous experience in managing a reception is great, but it’s not the end of the world if you don’t have it. Previous work experience in hospitality or other customer facing roles is also great.
Fired up by what you’ve read so far? Hit apply, we want to meet you.
What About the Money?
£18,000 - £20,000 depending on experience
Besides working with the greatest people in the world? Well…
More About Us
Still reading? Hey great! So, Runway East provides a springboard for entrepreneurs: a working space, a supportive team, years of experience. We help nurture new ideas into new businesses, and we love doing it.
These are our val
Published on: Feb 15, 2019
Expires on: May 16, 2019
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