Amsterdam, Netherlands

Receptionist & Office Assistant, part-time

The creative minds at AKQA apply artistry and craftsmanship to strategic insight to create and bring to life beautiful ideas that move the world. Skilled storytellers and conceptors, they work in a multidisciplinary environment to develop labours of love that delight customers and deliver results for clients.

Situated along the historic Herengracht, our Amsterdam studio is a group of thinkers and makers inspired by change. 

As a Receptionist & Office Assistant at AKQA you will join a very international team and you will have the opportunity to learn and be exposed to the operation of our business. We want you to gain a full understanding of the industry by talking and working with leading professionals.

This is certainly an opportunity for anyone who has always wanted to work in digital marketing and gain experience by joining as a Receptionist & Office Assistant in the Core Services team. A great stepping stone into the industry as many have done before and became successful within client services, project management and even as copywriters.

As a Receptionist & Office Assistant in our Core Services team you will have an opportunity to grow and be exposed to all areas of the business. You will help and proactively come up with ideas to provide the studio with a 5 star experience for both employees and clients. 

At AKQA you will have access to world-renowned thought leadership from influential authors, athletes, artists and entrepreneurs. You will work in an environment which fosters a meritocratic culture and encourages ownership, and you will be surrounded by some of the brightest minds in their fields.

You will be the face of the studio creating an amazing office environment where you can proactively initiate ideas. You will be working in a team consisting of HR and Office and you will be exposed to a great variety of tasks. Ranging from answering phone and administrative tasks to building relations with suppliers and supporting our employees wherever needed. Not to forget supporting with events, office refurbishment and other tasks.

 

ROLE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Be the go to person for the day to day support of Front of House.
  • You will be working closely with our Senior HR Manager and Office Manager.
  • Meet and greet: professional guest and recognising  regular guests; greeting new employees.
  • Support the Office Manager with the onboarding and off-boarding processes.
  • Admin support: print address labels, organise the purchase and delivery of gifts, book taxis and courier services.
  • Assist with ordering catering for meetings, events, stationary area and kitchen.
  • Assist with the organisation and set-up of all internal events.
  • Contribute to event ideas and always strive to improve.

QUALITIES AND CHARACTERISTICS:

  • Hungry to learn new skills, proactively and from peers
  • You embrace challenges and want to make a difference
  • You take initiative where you see opportunities
  • You are relentlessly attentive to detail
  • You are fluent in English and have basic knowledge of Dutch
  • You are ambitious and committed to leave an impression
  • You are service oriented and proactive
  • You have experience with customer service or hospitality
  • You are familiar with Microsoft Word, Excel, Keynote

This is a part-time role consisting of 3 fixed days per week in the office: Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays. 

AKQA is an Equal Opportunities Employer, we believe that diversity is vital to AKQA’s ability to provide our clients with the best recommendations and are committed to fostering a varied and inclusive work environment. Your race, colour, ancestry, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability or veteran status have no bearing on our hiring decisions. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

 

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