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Part-time Office Manager for fast growing startup

full-time Longshot Systems Ltd London

At Longshot Systems we build advanced technology platforms for sports betting analytics and trading.

We are a small tech start-up working in a rewarding and challenging industry. Were growing fast and having moved into a new office were hiring for our first office manager to support our growth. Youd be working closely with the founders to support the smooth running of the office on a day to day basis, as well as providing support on a range of administrative tasks.

Being a small company, the role would suit someone who enjoys taking on the wide-ranging responsibility and autonomy that come with startup environments. The ideal candidate will enjoy pro-actively suggesting improvements and new ways of working to support the company as it grows.

For this part-time role were looking for 16 hours of work per week, although were flexible as to how those are allocated during our office hours across the week.

We have an office dog called Minos and he’s a beagle. He’s just gone on paternity leave for a while, but he’ll be back. You may be required to cover some of his responsibilities from time to time. We can send you a pic if you need it to help in your decision making process.

Weve got a pretty relaxed atmosphere with team lunches / after work drinks a regular occurrence. Our customary office hours are week days, 10 til 6. We dont much like peak rush hour. If that doesnt suit, let us know and we can talk, were flexible. We work full time from our Marylebone, London office which is close to Baker Street tube.

You must be eligible for working in the UK – we are unable to relocate or accept applications from outside the UK for this role. We arent considering remote applicants for this role.

Duties of the role include:

  • Managing our office in Chiltern Court, Baker Street
  • Assist in all HR processes, including recruitment and on-boarding new staff members
  • Be the go-to person for office operations
  • Event co-ordination and project management
  • Reconciling expenses and assisting in processing invoices
  • Liaising with vendors and suppliers
  • Ordering office stationery and supplies

Key requirements

  • Prior experience in managing offices and/or other administrative work
  • Great organization skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently with little or no supervision
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience in MS Office and other administrative tools

Desirable skills

  • Experience with entering data into accounting systems, ideally Xero
  • Experience processing invoice payments

We encourage you to apply even if you think you may not currently fit all of these requirements – so long as you are willing to work hard and learn, we want to hear from you.

Our salary range for the role is £28,000 to £35,000 pro-rata, depending on experience and interview performance. We offer 10% matched pension contributions as standard for all staff.

We do not currently offer other benefits such as private health or dental insurance, but we are open to negotiating if this is something you need. We also provide adjustable standing desks.

published: Jan. 30, 2018

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