We are seeking an energetic and driven individual with excellent interpersonal skills to join us in our Cheltenham head office as the Executive Assistant to our Creative Director and Creative Centre. This is a great opportunity providing one to one support, whilst also supporting the wider Senior Leadership team.
Support the Creative Director and Creative Centre Heads of Department, with a wide variety of tasks, maintaining a flexible and adaptable approach at all times. Pro-actively manage the Creative Director’s calendar and meeting requests. Support the wider leadership team with their diary/travel needs and ad-hoc arrangements within the UK and internationally. Create travel itineraries – ensuring travel is booked in a timely manner, with all documentation being provided in advance of travel. Interact with both internal and external stakeholders to coordinate a variety of projects, activities and meetings. Provide commercial and project support to the Director by reviewing and summarising reports, presentations and documents suitable for presentation at Board and Executive Committee level. Prepare background meeting documents in advance and organise the distribution of other documents for the department as required. Manage invoices/PO’s/IT approvals ensuring correct approvals given in a timely manner. Process and manage expense claims on behalf of the Director and Heads of Department. Take minutes in Leadership meetings and ensure all resulting actions are documented, distributed and followed through to completion. Support the Creative Director and Creative Centre Heads of, on general project meetings and ad hoc requests. Within the Marketing/Studio team support with budget management/cost tracking and the Marketing Critical Path calendar.
A driven individual. Able to hit the ground running – you will need to have experience of working in a fast-paced, demanding and challenging environment. Highly attentive to detail with strong organisational and planning skills. Motivated, energetic, determined and have strong interpersonal skills. Comfortable dealing empathetically with other cultures. Confident managing projects and following them through to conclusion. Highly literate, with excellent written and grammatical skills. Able to produce a high standard of work. Commercially aware. Honest, professional, responsible, discreet and able to act with the upmost confidence at all times. Highly resilient, able to work at high pace in a changing environment, able to handle ambiguity. Equipped with excellent computer skills including advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint & Word and the ability to quickly learn new systems. While previous EA experience would be beneficial, it’s not essential to be considered for this position. However a positive and professional can-do attitude and willingness to learn ‘on the job’ are a must. Based within commuting distance of Cheltenham, as office based role.
Working for Superdry has never been so rewarding…
Everyone receives a generous salary, pension contributions, life assurance. 25 days holiday plus an extra day to celebrate your birthday. Unrivalled range of Learning & Development programmes. Eligibility to join our Share Save initiatives. Amazing staff discount, 50% online and in store, plus an on-site staff shop and subsidised cafe. A range of team and company-wide social events. Discounted gym membership, cycle to work scheme, wellbeing services and much, much more.
The Superdry brand is a genuine British success story that has grown to a turnover of £590m, £72m profit and a strategic plan in place that will make us a £1bn company by 2020. We are a multichannel operator with well-developed and highly successful retail, ecommerce, wholesale and franchise businesses and customers in virtually every country in the world. We are well on our way to achieving our goal of becoming a global digital brand.