Executive Assistant to Co-founder

Venture capital Firm are seeking an Executive Assistant to provide outstanding 1:1 support to one of the Co-Founding partners with all areas of business and personal support.

Working closely with the EA to the other Co-Founder and the Team Assistant, you’ll be an integral part at the heart of the company. The Executive has a wide variety of business, charity and social interests, and needs someone who has superb organisational skills who can keep up with the pace of the role.

West London

About the Company 

UK’s leading digital venture builder focussed on tech start-ups that are geared to disrupt and transform sectors. Over the years, they have built over 30 businesses at the forefront of a multitude of industries covering FinTech, EdTech, Media, Sport and more.

It is a cohesive group with a strong culture built around curious, engaging and innovative people. Working alongside entrepreneurs and co-founders, they support their ventures from start-up to scale to exit, giving access to the global networks and services they need to grow.

They host their start-ups in an incubator; a 30,000 sq ft venture hub office in West London (Hammersmith), home to a buzzing mix of fast growth digital start-ups. They currently have approximately 20 companies in the portfolio who vary in stage from seed to venture to growth to scaling.

Company culture is inclusive, modern, friendly, smart and innovative – seeking to employ bright, positive thinking individuals with a can-do attitude.  Employees enjoy challenging themselves to be the best at what they do.

Salary & Benefits

  • Salary up to £50,000, depending on experience
  • 25 days of paid holidays
  • Life Assurance – 4 x annual salary. Pension Scheme, Cycle to Work Scheme, Childcare Vouchers
  • Flexible Benefits: Perkbox, Private Medical, Gym Subsidiaries
  • Free fruit every day!
  • The right mix of challenges, learning and development opportunities
  • Dynamic, interesting environment


  • Sole responsibility for managing a complex set of engagements – business and personal appointments
  • High volume of internal and external meeting coordination
  • Facilitating the seamless running of every day – greeting guests, preparing meeting rooms, timekeeping etc
  • Reacting swiftly and efficiently to short notice changes
  • Having the tenacity to ensure tasks are seen through to completion
  • Attending board meetings, taking minutes and actions
  • Liaising both internally and externally with Board members, key stakeholders and clients
  • Co-ordinating travel, hotels, visa etc
  • Personal tasks as required – travel research, creating itineraries, some property management aspects, vehicle management etc
  • Personal and business administrative duties
  • As with this type of role, ad hoc tasks as required!

Experience and qualities:

  • 5 years of experience in a similar position
  • Strong MS Outlook/Word/Powerpoint skills
  • Excellent written and verbal English, used when drafting business correspondence
  • Experience within a start-up culture preferred but not essential
  • Highly organised and systematic
  • Able to troubleshoot issues before they become problematic, and proactively anticipate priorities
  • Ability to exercise discreetness around sensitive and business issues
  • Supreme efficiency and attention to detail with the ability to adeptly multi-task
  • Patience, tenacity and flexibility, with a calm and “unflappable” nature
  • Self-initiative – solution driven and able to think quickly on your feet
  • Ideally a past record of organising events, but not essential
  • An excellent memory for names/faces/dates etc
  • “No task too small” attitude, happy to get stuck in and get things done
  • Ability to build positive working relationships and work well with colleagues and stakeholders at all seniorities
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