Have you got a burning desire to work at the heart of a truly global business? Do you have a passion for marketing? Organisational skills which are second to none? If so, this unique opportunity could be for you! We’re looking for a dynamic and energetic person - with aspirations for a career in marketing - to provide comprehensive administrative support to the Chief Marketing Officer and make this role their own!
We’ve got a great opportunity with the Marketing team for an experienced Executive Assistant, who is looking for an exciting and challenging role. Reporting to the Chief Marketing Officer, you’ll provide comprehensive administrative support to the CMO and their team, working proactively, dealing with highly confidential and sensitive information, and actively prioritising on behalf of the Executive. You’ll assist the executive in staff capacity by handling a wide variety of situations and issues involving the administrative functions of the department. It’s fast-paced, dynamic and every day different, from managing diaries and organising complex Global and UK travel to co-ordinating global marketing meetings.
A bit about you
You’re quick to pick things up and think outside the box to find solutions and run with ideas and projects.
You’re always two steps ahead and are happy to adapt to situations changing at the last minute, whilst remaining calm and focused under pressure. You have the flexibility to adapt and respond in an ever-changing environment. You have the emotional maturity to handle highly confidential information in a sensitive manner, and you’re able to build effective relationships at all levels within the business.
So what do you need to bring? You will:
Have experience of working in fast moving environment, with a flexible approach to managing the demands and priorities at a senior level within an organisation.
Be used to dealing with international time zones and pre-empting potential issues, using your own initiative.
Have exceptional planning, organisation and communication skills will enable you to be proactive in managing diaries to ensure optimum use of time.
Work equally well independently and as part of the wider team to ensure that smooth running of the department within the Marketing function.
Your professional and organised manner is supported by exceptional tact, diplomacy and confidentiality. You will be able to produce high-quality work at a fast pace, maintaining the utmost attention to detail, and will be confident with MS Outlook, PowerPoint, Word and Excel. Desktop publishing and in-design are also an advantage.
Life with us
Every 60 seconds, 105 pairs of Clarks shoes are sold globally. That makes us a £1.6 billion business and a truly worldwide brand. We now have some 15,000 employees across 75 different countries – everywhere from Europe to the Americas. Despite being the world’s biggest everyday footwear brand (by sale volume), we’re still majority owned by the Clarks family and based in Street, Somerset – where the Clarks business began. Street is the nerve centre of our business, driving growth and the whole Clarks success story.
As well as a rewarding career, development opportunities and a competitive salary, you’ll also enjoy 25 days holiday (plus Bank Holidays). We believe it’s important that you have all the support you need, so you’ll also benefit from sick pay, a company share save scheme, pension, discounted healthcare, long service awards and life assurance. Of course, as everyone loves new shoes, you’ll also get a very healthy discount on our products along with other great adhoc offers.
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Clarks International believes that the principle of equality of opportunity is fundamental to the company's operations. Our long held aim is to provide just and fair treatment for all employees. We will not discriminate on the grounds of sex, age, disability, marital status, colour, race, religion, ethnic origin, sexual orientation or gender reassignment.