We’re looking for an experienced Showroom and Office Coordinator – a dynamic and energetic person to provide comprehensive administrative and facility support. Reporting to the Head of Sales you will provide reception, administrative and support services for all areas of Russell Square.
You will provide administrative support and coordinate the showroom space for stakeholders, predominantly UK and European sales launches, key account appointments and UK selling, as well as all events including board and shareholder meetings. You will liaise with landlords of Russell Square and with service suppliers on day-to-day building management issues, maintaining communication with Properties and IT teams as appropriate and attend quarterly resident 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. Previous experience of providing administration support at a Senior Level is essential for this role as is the ability to work autonomously and manage your own workload.
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.
Have exceptional planning, organisation and communication skills will enable you to be proactive in managing diaries to ensure optimum use of time.
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.
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.