Administrative Assistant: UK Business & Legal Affairs

Remote/ London
£28.85 per hour
Start date:
Posted By:
Walid Awatta
12 months

Job Description:

The Role: Administrative Assistant
Job Type: Contract – 12 Month - maternity cover
Pay Rate: £28.85 per hour (£60,000pa) - Via PAYE
Location: London (Remote to start)

The Client:
We are working with the world’s best known video streaming platform. This is a fantastic opportunity to work with a well-known, established global brand.

The Role:
We are looking for an admin assistant to join the company for 12 months, primarily supporting 2-3 directors on the UK Business & Legal Affairs Original Series team.
The successful candidate will be proactive, quick-thinking, flexible, and able to juggle
multiple and diverse responsibilities with unwavering attention to detail at all times.

Teams are growing quickly, so we need someone who can not only be great in their day
to day work but can identify opportunities to make the overall team more organised and
efficient. Someone who is curious, demonstrates significant initiative, and inherently
exercises good judgement. The team works with colleagues spread across several
countries and time zones, so a high level of organisation is a must.

Duties and Responsibilities:
● Maintain calendars for executives including scheduling and confirming large
cross-functional, internal & external meetings across multiple time zones.
Predominantly for 3 Directors, but occasional support to the wider team as
● Creation of agendas, rotas, documents & linking out in diary invites ahead of
● Attend key team meetings, compile meeting notes and track participant actions.
● Coordinate travel arrangements, both domestically and internationally.
● Administrative duties around processing travel and expense reports.
● Create presentations and slides, including org charts.
● Assist with onboarding new hires to the team, including managing logistics with
the N-Tech & HR teams.
● Create onboarding documents for new starters, ensuring all linkouts are updated.
● Schedule Training Sessions with new starters to take them through key BLA Team
Info, G-Suite & processing expenses.
● Assist with arranging 1:1 intro meetings for new starters. And ensure they are
invited to all relevant BLA & cross functional meetings.
● Upload documents & contracts within DocuSign for internal & external
stakeholders to sign. Filing fully executed copies in relevant folders within the
Legal Drive and sharing with stakeholders where necessary.
● Heavy communication internally and externally.
● Coordinate / collaborate with other assistants and teams

● Occasional holiday cover for the other BLA Admin Assistant
● Support the broader UK BLA Team by updating the internal dashboards/Airtables, Websites and Documents.
● Support the team across different logistic and organisational challenges when
● Manage contracts & vendors - including arranging notaries for witnessing of
signatures and the authentication of documents.
● Organise team social events, and gifting for birthdays, anniversaries, occasions
● Coordinate various internal & external events/off-sites/ external meetings.
● Manage the flow of incoming and outgoing material.

● Extensive experience as an administrative or executive assistant supporting
multiple executives
● Preferable to have experience supporting Business & Legal Affairs executives
● An interest in the entertainment business is highly preferred
● Strong written and verbal communication skills in English
● Ability to adapt work approach across diverse cultures and time zones
● Team-player and ally who operates in a fast-paced team-oriented setting
● Ability to be discrete and maintain confidential information
● Understanding of how to prioritise and respond accordingly
● Strong written and verbal communication skills and the ability to switch easily
between tasks
● Proficiency in Google Mail & Apps would be preferred
● Proficiency in DocuSign would be preferred
● Ability to quickly and efficient use and learn the company technology platforms and


Client Description:

Our Client is the world’s leading streaming entertainment service. Headquartered in California, they’re proud of their unique company culture. This organization has offices all over the world, and has continued to grow for almost 25 years. They now play an active role in production and distribution of original and award-winning content.


We want to make a world of difference, so it matters to us that we hire differently. Aquent is dedicated to improving inclusivity and is proudly an equal opportunities employer.