Office and Facilities Assistant - Press Office

Summary

Salary
Competitive salary + bonus, pension
Team
Office Support, PR
Location
London - United Kingdom
Location details
Oxford Street Demo Store

Description

The Dyson Press Office is located above the Dyson Demo on Oxford Street. We are looking for an experienced, motivated and entrepreneurial person to join the team to ensure our top people are supported and our space is as welcoming and well managed as possible

Accountabilities

  • You will embed sustainable, hassle-free processes to ensure the smooth operations of a busy press office and co-dependent workspace
  • As front of house for the Dyson Press Office, you’ll be responsible for welcoming visitors, taking deliveries and ensuring that visitors, media, Dyson people and executive team members who use the space get the best possible experience  
  • Taking responsibility for management of the facilities, you will co-ordinate  all hard and soft services, maintenance/legal compliance visits, and small project tasks, under the guidance of the Facilities Operations Manager in our Global Estates team 
  • You will oversee physical works on site, and report progress, completion, and any concerns regarding quality. You will also make the necessary arrangements for staff if any disruption is caused during works. With health and safety a priority, you will be responsible for all health and safety issues as they arise
  • In supporting the press-office, you will give guidance on travel booking (domestic and international) to the communications team and international visitors
  • You will be responsible for ensuring the space is presentable and professional, as well as esuring the smooth running of IT and technology for meetings (including Board and Executive team meetings), the cleanliness and tidiness of meeting facilities and communal spaces, and running/stocking the kitchen and office facilities

Skills

  • As our Office and Facilities Assistant you will have relevant experience of providing high level administrative support to a global team
  • You will also have a track record managing offices/co-dependent workspaces, implementing effective systems and procedures, with the maturity to make decisions autonomously
  • You’ll have a track record in manage projects and events, as well as having excellent attention to detail 
  • As with all Dyson employees, you will demonstrate a passion for our technology, our products and what makes us tick. You’ll be an expert at demonstrating all that is different about Dyson
  • You will be a proven networker with the ability to build relationships at all levels of the Dyson business
  • You’ll have great IT skills, strong organisational experience with an ability to prioritise workloads whilst coping with a high pace working environment
  • You’ll be a natural storyteller who is, confident and relaxed dealing with senior stakeholders. You will also take an interest in news and current affairs, and be able to discuss the latest events with Dyson’s most senior leaders

Benefits

  • 27 days annual leave pro rata
  • Dyson company bonus
  • Pension
  • Life Assurance
  • Discount on Dyson Machines

Posted: 02 January 2019