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PA + Team support - Global Marketing Director, Hive


London (UK)

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PA + Team support - Global Marketing Director, Hive

Salary - competitive + bonus & excellent benefits

Rathbone Place, London (5 minutes from Tottenham Court Road Tube Station)

This is an important role within the Brand and Marketing team of Hive, as the consumer facing brand of Connected Home, you’ll aid the smooth running of the team by providing support to key members of the team, in particular the Global Marketing Director on a day to day basis, enabling and facilitating our ability to get the job done brilliantly and efficiently.

The Job

What will you be doing?

  • Team Assistance – you’ll support the administrative requirements for the Connected Home Brand and Marketing team
  • PA to the Global Marketing Director
  • Diary management for UK and North America Head of Marketing
  • Meeting Room bookings
  • Manage travel arrangements – Air and Hotel bookings
  • Source and order equipment – i.e. stationary
  • Co-ordinate IT Requests
  • Supplier management – Raise Purchase Orders
  • Support the co-ordination of external events, forums etc.
  • Collate information and distribute accordingly
  • Develop highly effective relationships with internal contacts
  • Support day-to-day smooth running of marketing team

The Person

To be brilliant in this role you will have/be

  • A solid track record in admin/PA responsibilities. Ideally supporting the administrative requirements of a medium sized team (10-15 individuals)
  • Educated to degree level or qualified by experience
  • Highly organised and efficient, instinctively knowing the best and quickest way to get the job done without compromising quality of output 
  • A multi-tasker - capable of juggling many different projects simultaneously
  • A self-starter who is able to come in to a fast paced organisation and define new processes where relevant, grasp new responsibilities quickly and easily as well as prioritise and manage your own workload with ease
  • Highly discreet and used to retaining confidences to sensitive and confidential information
  • Mac and PC literate and well versed with Microsoft Office Word, Excel and Power Point
  • Excellent written and communication skills
  • Highly effective and clear communication skills, with strong interpersonal skills and have good attention to detail
  • Able to work to deadlines and perform effectively under pressure
  • The ability to be discreet when necessary, as confidentiality is required in all aspects of this role
  • Previous experience working in a small but rapidly growing organisation, where structure and process are a working progress, would be an advantage but not a necessity

Personal qualities we’re looking for

  • You’ll have a friendly, approachable and accommodating persona with a can-do' attitude and be a strong team player
  • You’ll be comfortable liaising at all levels within your immediate team and the wider group
  • Somebody who takes initiative with a proactive and measured approach.

The Company

We’re the team behind Hive Active Heating. Set up by British Gas in 2012, we were given a simple mission: to make the connected home a reality for everyone. We’re here to give you more control over their lives and homes and we’re passionate about providing technology products and services that let our customers control and connect with their homes wherever they are. We launched our brand Hive, by British Gas in September 2013 along with our first product Hive Active Heating which lets you control your heating and hot water from your mobile, tablet or laptop. We’ve also launched MyEnergy, a product that provides customers with helpful insight into their energy consumption.

Now, less than 4 years later, we’re really proud of how far we’ve come. With over 500,000 customers Hive is UK’s No.1 connected thermostat, and with our range of products and innovations we continue to go from strength to strength.

PLEASE APPLY ONLINE by hitting the 'Apply' button. Please upload your cover letter and CV as one document.

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To request an update on this role, or if you have any problems uploading your CV please email carla.welch@britishgas.co.uk typing PA + Team support - Global Marketing Director, Hive R9917747 in the subject title.

Agencies: Centrica operate a preferred supplier arrangement, however if you wish to be considered at the next review session please submit a brief overview of your capability to PSL@centrica.com.