Executive Assistant

Playfair Capital

London, England, United Kingdom

Full time

Nov 11

Playfair is one of Europe’s leading early-stage VC funds. We find and nurture extraordinary entrepreneurs on the cusp of building the next generation of great technology companies. We’re there from day one, helping our founders to make their first hires, build their MVP and find product-market fit.

We’re searching for an ambitious EA to help our extremely busy investment team members to effectively manage their workloads and schedules in order to maximise their efficiency and output. This role will require you to be proactive, adaptable and highly organised.

Some of your key responsibilities will include:

  • Calendar management: Coordinating meetings to ensure efficient scheduling and prioritisation of time, including but not limited to weekly 1:1s, team meetings, offsites, pitch meetings, investor calls, etc. across global time zones;
  • Communication: Supporting communications with founders, investors, service providers, etc. on your colleagues’ behalves;
  • Email triage: Conserving your colleagues’ time by reading and routing emails and, where necessary, drafting and sending responses;
  • Social media: Managing social media accounts (LinkedIn, Twitter, etc.) on behalf of team members;
  • Note-taking in meetings, creating and circulating minutes and actions afterwards.

Requirements

  • Experience managing hectic schedules and prioritising and rescheduling meetings (both offline and online);
  • Excellent written and verbal English skills and an advanced proficiency in MS Word or Google Docs;
  • You thrive with high levels of ownership, autonomy and responsibility;
  • You're available to work in our Clerkenwell office at least three days per week.

Benefits

  • £50 per month wellness credits through Heka
  • Monthly team socials and occasional team away trips
  • Weekly socials with our community of founders
  • Hybrid working with budget to set up your home office
  • Private healthcare plan
  • Company pension with employer contribution

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Playfair Capital

We invest in entrepreneurs building technology companies that rethink the way we live and work.

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