Executive Assistant & Project Manager

Edge by Ascential
Job function
Administration & Support
Job type
Perm Full Time
Job location
Competitive market rate salary
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We're looking for an Executive Assistant / Project Manager to join our team in London as part of our Support function.

We are looking for an Executive Assistant / Project Manager to provide both administrative support and project management support to the executive team. The role reports into the CFO of Edge by Ascential. The ideal candidate should be organized, detail-oriented, creative, and enjoy working within a fast-paced environment with an ambition to grow.

Key Responsibilities 

Responsible for day-to-day activities, including:

  • Provide administrative support to multiple executives and become a true partner, able to triage issues and raise the most important to the executive while delegating or handling tasks where possible. 
  • Manage projects on behalf of the executive and communicate issues and outcome effectively to all stakeholders. 
  • Prioritise urgent events and conflicting needs, and proactively follow through on projects independently where required.
  • Work closely with other executive assistants and other Project Managers across the business to ensure effective communication throughout the business. 
  • Conduct a variety of administrative tasks for executives including scheduling events, managing calendar appointments, and completing expense reports.
  • Manage incoming issues and concerns to ensure executives' ability to lead the company effectively.
  • Ability to handle confidential information with discretion

This list is not exhaustive and there may be other activities you are required to deliver.

Your Experience

  •  Administrative Assistant: 5+ years (Preferred)
  • Professional written and communication skills
  • Have good judgement and a strong ability to see through problems
  • Meticulous, punctual, humble and has an outgoing personality
  • Strong multitasking skills and being able to work well under pressure
  • Be proficient in the use of G-suite products (Gmail, Google Docs, Google Sheets, Etc.)
  • Previous experience with Project Management tools (e.g. Asana) a plus 


What We Offer

Our benefits package incorporates what we’re passionate about – unlocking your future, overall well-being and sustainability – whilst giving you control over your benefits.

  • 25 days of holiday per year – with the option to buy or sell between 1-5 days 
  • Great learning and development opportunities 
  • Pension, Private Medical and Dental Insurance plans
  • Life Assurance; Income Protection and Critical Illness covers 
  • Option to opt into the Ascential Shares Scheme 
  • Volunteering opportunities 
  • Season ticket loans 

We also place great importance on health, lifestyle and wellbeing consistently, and offer flexible benefit packages. 


Inclusive Workforce

At Ascential, our goal is to create a culture where individuals of all backgrounds feel comfortable in bringing their authentic selves to work. We want all Ascential people to feel included and truly empowered to contribute fully to our vision and goals.

Everyone who applies will receive fair consideration for employment. We do not discriminate based upon race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, gender identity, national origin, disability, or any other applicable legally protected characteristics in the location in which the candidate is applying.

If you have any accessibility requirements that would make you more comfortable during the application and interview process, please let us know so that we can support you.

For more information on our culture, visit Ascential.com.

About Edge    

Edge by Ascential™ delivers some of the industry’s most accurate and actionable sales-driving data, insights and advisory solutions for global brands and retailers looking to win in today’s ecommerce-driven world. 

Formerly Brand View, Clavis Insight, One Click Retail and PlanetRetail RNG, Edge by Ascential was launched in October of 2018, bringing four brands under one roof. Our market leading products are a product of our people and we are always in the market for top talent. 

If you are interested in progressing your career, this position represents a great opportunity to join our team at an exciting stage in its development and expansion. Edge is headquartered in London, with offices in the USA, UK, China, Germany and France. Find out more at www.ascentialedge.com 

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