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Team Executive Assistant
Full Time position
Who are we?
Activist, Actress and Founder of I Weigh, Jameela Jamil started the @i_weigh Instagram account in March 2018 in a response to the way that women are valued in popular culture.
She encouraged women to Weigh themselves through their accomplishments and values rather than their physical appearance. I Weigh is about radical inclusivity, so that no one feels alone. The Instagram account amplifies, advocates and passes the mic to other activists and organisations.
Since then I Weigh has disrupted marketing standards, created conversation at Prime Ministers Questions, internationally, and within internal policy at Instagram. It was highlighted as one of 16 accounts to follow by The Duke and Duchess of Sussex for Mental Health Awareness month.
I Weigh is now building out in to a media company and Foundation and seeks passionate and exciting talent. We are a small yet ambitious team, united by the same passion of supporting generation Z and millennials in a ‘Revolution Against Shame’.
As the team’s executive assistant you will be reporting directly to the two company directors in our London office across all properties of I Weigh.
As a quickly growing start up company, this is an exciting time to grow with the company and make positive social change. Your role will involve supporting the whole company through day to day administration, assistance in organising events, video shoots, leasing with and finding new activists, voices and media content. There is also opportunity to grow into a marketing role assisting with partnerships, event management and the online platform.
Finding new activist voices and starting new relationships whilst also maintaining existing activist relationships.
Generating new content ideas for I Weigh social pages, including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
Managing daily communications from the company email address and taking phone calls with the public and new enquiries.
Organising video shoots and scheduling of content across IGTV and Youtube.
Updating the website and managing the newsletter
Coordinating directors calendars and setting up meetings.
Assisting in new employee enrolment.
Taking new business phone calls for partnerships and new opportunities and reporting back to the directors.
Assistance in implementation of the overall marketing strategy
Research and development of new I Weigh projects.
Organising research groups within schools and the public.
Effectively setting up a database to manage all communications and contacts.
Copywriting for marketing communications such as web, social and newsletter.
Market research & competitor analysis
Event management assistance
Running company errands
Attending meetings, taking notes and following up on action points.
International travel may be required.
We are looking for a passionate individual who believes in the I Weigh community and messaging. They must be be aware of social change activists and passionate about helping future generations.
The ideal candidate would be politically and socially engaged and a creative thinker with attention to detail. You will be enthusiastic, hardworking and dedicated with a passion for life.
Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills; on email and when speaking with activists, high profile persons and when dealing with new business leads.
Must be willing to assist in all elements of the business with a ‘can do’ attitude. Time management and organisation skills are also key for the role.
We are looking for an individual who can make the role their own. Who want to grow with the company and build their career with I Weigh.
Required skills and experience:
Self-motivated, creative, outgoing personality.
Ambition to grow and go above and beyond.
Degree qualified preferred but not essential.
Minimum of 1 years working experience in a related field such as marketing, sales, acting as a personal assistant or office assistant.
High level of written English with excellent communication both written and verbally.
Experienced in social media use.
Seeks new trends and up to date on popular culture.
Highly proficient with Word, Excel and PowerPoint (or equivalent).
You must be able to adapt to working in a fast-paced ever changing environment.
Salary & Benefits
28 days holiday per year plus bank holidays and your birthday off.
Personal development: Training and learning highly encouraged, attendance to events and conferences.
Apply below or via firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications close Sunday 16th June