Office Manager and Administrator

Recruiter
Anonymous
Location
Leamington Spa
Salary
Competitive
Posted
18 Oct 2019
Closes
22 Oct 2019
Job Type
Administrator
Contract Type
Permanent
Kwalee is an expanding, independent mobile games developer and publisher based in the beautiful town of Leamington Spa, England, within the area known as Silicon Spa where over 3,000 game developers work.
Kwalee is one of the world's fastest growing studios and has rapidly become the largest hyper-casual publisher in the UK. Thanks to hit games including Draw it, Looper, Jetpack Jump, Shootout 3D, Go Fish!, Plank! and Rocket Sky, Kwalee has hundreds of millions of players across the globe, placing us within the top 5 mobile developers worldwide.
The company was founded in 2011 by David Darling CBE - awarded by the Queen, co-founder of Codemasters and comprises of a highly skilled and creative team that has doubled its size in the last year. The team includes many industry veterans and the original creator of the Micro Machines video games (yes, you read well, we have celebrities here!).
As an Office Manager & Administrator you can find new and creative ways to improve our office processes and you have excellent communication and organisational skills.
What you tell your friends you do
"I'm the go to person when you need something and don't know who to ask, tell me what you need and I'll put my magic to work."
What you will really be doing
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General office management including facilities, security, relocation/expansion and liaise with external contractors
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Administration including purchasing software, creating accounts, improving internal procedures, new starters and leavers processes, etc.
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Setting up workstations, backups, etc.
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Events and travel arrangements
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Reception and telephone duties
How you will be doing this
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You'll be part of a creative team and work closely with them to coordinate efforts and get the best results.
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You'll think creatively and be motivated by challenges and constantly striving for the best.
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You'll work with cutting edge technology, if you need software or hardware to get the job done efficiently, you can get it.
Team
Our talented team is our signature. We have a highly creative atmosphere with around 60 staff where you'll have the opportunity to contribute daily to important publishing decisions. You'll work within an extremely experienced and passionate team, including David Darling and the creator of the original Micro Machines video game.
Skills and requirements
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1 year of experience in a similar role
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Dynamic and able to multitask
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Highly organised, with strong attention to detail
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Excellent communication skills
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Strong spreadsheet skills
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Passion for games would be a plus
We offer
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We want everyone involved in our games to share our success, that's why we have a generous team profit sharing scheme from day 1 of employment
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In addition to a competitive salary we also contribute to your pension, offer private medical cover and life assurance
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Creative Wednesdays! (Complete freedom to design and make your own games every Wednesday)
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Gym including free membership
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25 days of paid holidays plus bank holidays
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Quarterly team building days - work hard, play hard!
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Monthly employee awards
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Free snacks, fruit and drinks
Our philosophy
We firmly believe in creativity and innovation and that a fundamental requirement for a successful and happy company is having the right mix of individuals. With the right people in the right environment anything and everything is possible