Team Assistant – Maternity Cover (15-20 hours a week, Remote with occasional meetings in London)

Location Nationwide | Remote
Flex Type Remote
Role Basis Contract / Interim
Salary £1,500-£2,000 per month
Company Amazing If

〰  We’re looking for someone to join the Amazing If team, on an eight-month contract to help support our team

〰 Some of the most important strengths and skills for this role include: attention to detail, organisation and the ability to manage a wide variety of tasks in a typical day. We use MS Outlook, MS Office programmes and deliver our workshops via Zoom & Teams so knowledge of these packages is essential

〰  To apply for the role, you don’t need to have experience in every area we list in the role responsibilities. You also don’t need to be an expert in career development, but if you’re
interested and passionate about the work we do we think you’ll enjoy it much more.

〰  We set ourselves high standards as Oscar Wilde said: ‘shoot for the moon, even if you miss you’ll land amongst the stars’ and as a team we’re continually stretching and supporting each other to achieve more to make progress on our purpose: to make careers better for everyone.

Our values are the best way to quickly understand who we are and what we stand for. They are a useful shortcut for you to get a feel for whether we’re a good fit for you.

  • Action: we are motivated by doing and the practical ‘how to’ of learning
  • Energy: we ignite energy and commitment to career development
  • Useful: everything we create is relevant and useful for others
  • Work in Progress: we are always learning and improving

More about the role …

〰 You’ll be working closely with our Co-founders Helen & Sarah, helping support them  to ensure they have all the info they need and are always in the right place at the right time.
This role also works closely with everyone across our team – our Head of Learning Partnerships, Learning Partnerships Support, Finance Operations Manager & Head of Content.

〰  As a company we’re growing quickly, everyone’s role at Amazing If has lots of variety and we all support each other and adapt along the way.

〰 All our team work flexibly – you’ll need to be based in the UK, with occasional meetings in London but we’ll work with you to find a work/ life fit that works for you.

Team Assistant the what & the how of the role 

The what
Support: including inbox and diary and travel management for Helen & Sarah, management of new business & podcast enquiries, scheduling of regular team meetings, team 1:1s and away days.

Other day to day tasks: this role is varied & ever-changing! Other tasks can include: gift sourcing, external meeting room bookings, travel bookings, podcast guest scheduling, working with our clients & distributors to arrange book deliveries for The Squiggly Career & You Coach You, assisting our accountants with bookkeeping enquiries, ad hoc event planning.

The how
Attention to detail: clear and simple communications and detailed meeting planning
Foresight: looking ahead at diaries and pre-empting diary challenges and decisions needed
Organisation: able to manage a busy role with changing priorities and meeting daily deadlines
Continual improvement: always looking for opportunities to develop and help make Amazing If better
Initiative and teamwork: enjoy taking initiative and making things happen

And in return…..
Pay and your working week
〰 £1500 – £2000 per month
〰 15-20 hours a week, spread across a minimum of 4 days a week
〰 Minimum contract of 8 months
Workstyle
〰 We want you to do your best work, so let us know what style of working will help you to do that
〰 We’re committed to supporting flexible working in all its forms, our default is to say ‘yes’ and figure out how to make it work together
Learning
〰 Regular team learning to look forward to – for example some of the learning we’ve
recently covered include: attending live TED talks, writing workshops and The Other Box
diversity dictionary programme
〰 Quarterly 121 coaching session with Sarah or Helen (co-founders and qualified coaches)
〰 We offer everyone who works with us for more than 2 months £100 to spend on any learning and development they’d like to do to support their role

How to apply
Overview of process
〰 Applications window: 3rd – 13th January 2023
〰 Interviews: 18th January – 3rd February 2023
〰 Decision by: w/c 6th February 2023
〰 Start date: between 20th February – 1st March depending on your availability

Please apply via the Apply link.  Any questions about the role or how we work at Amazing If please get in touch: sarahdavey@amazingif.com

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