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Creative Project Assistant

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Creative Project Assistant

Role Responsibility

The Creative Project Assistant sits in the Brand Strategy and Operations team and reports to the Creative Project Lead. They are an integral support role for the creative function and will enjoy experience and interaction across the creative function. A creative mindset, strong organisational skills, attention to detail and willingness to pitch in and problem solve is essential in supporting the Creative team’s overall productivity.  

As Creative Project Assistant, you will –

• Help to keep the Creative studio running efficiently, ensuring every one has what they need to do their work effectively

• Maintain a tidy and inspiring studio environment and an inventory of studio supplies, ensuring that workspaces are organised and creative resources are easily accessible

• Assist in sourcing and organising creative materials for various projects, support the planning and execution of studio events and workshops and help prepare and organise materials for presentations, client meetings, and brainstorming sessions.

• Conduct desk-based and in-field research for miscellaneous briefs and contribute to brain storming sessions

• Support on administrative tasks such as raising POs, setting up suppliers

• Provide diary management and travel, accommodation and logistics support to the Directors in the Creative function

• Greet guests and ensure they and their hosts have everything they need

• Coordinate with facilities and maintenance teams to address any issues or maintenance requirements in the studio

The Ideal Candidate

How you’ll do it…you will:

• Be a self starter who is willing to learn quickly, and pitch in wherever needed

• Have a basic understanding of the the creative process, and be eager to build knowledge whilst understanding the importance of administrative tasks

• Have strong organizational and multitasking skills, with exceptional attention to detail and excellent written and verbal communication skills.

• Be able to work collaboratively in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.

• Be flexible and adaptable to changing priorities and tasks.

• Previous experience in a creative or administrative role is a plus.

This guide represents a summary of the role, however all team members are expected to be flexible in the work they undertake, which may change from time to time, according to the needs of the business

About the Company

Rewards and benefits 

Here are just a few of our rewards and benefits that help make our team experience that bit more extraordinary. 

  • Flexible working options to benefit you, your family and your wellbeing that can include part-time, flexi-time, job sharing or hybrid working

  • Generous annual leave that increases with length of service 

  • Up to five paid volunteering days – from beach cleans to co-ordinating food and clothing donations 

  • Family leave that suits your set up including Maternity, Paternity, Adoption, Surrogacy and Shared Parental leave policies 

  • Defined pension contribution scheme  

  • Generous bonus and/or commission scheme  

  • Enviable team member discount including sale previews and double discount days 

  • Exclusive local discounts on a range of restaurants, bars, beauticians and entertainment 

  • Subsidised gym memberships  

  • A sustainable car salary sacrifice scheme (subject to eligibility criteria)

  • Several internal communities to get involved in from our Diversity Board and Green Warriors who are leading the charge on D,E&I and sustainability, to the Wellbeings who are always thinking of new ways to champion healthy minds, bodies and routines for our team members 

  • Workplace Options, our confidential team member assistance programme for when life gets tricky or you need a little guidance 

  • Access to a wide range of training programmes to help your career development 

Read on to find out how you can play your part in Reinventing Retail… 


Everyone is welcome 

Selfridges is a place where we want everyone to feel a sense of belonging. We embrace every self and are committed to cultivating a diverse and inclusive working culture. We are leading with purpose to not only increase the visibility and recognition of under-represented talent within our organisation, but the wider industry too. Here at Selfridges, everyone is welcome – irrespective of race, gender, ethnicity, sexuality, age or disability, we stand by equal opportunities for all.   

To ensure every feels welcome, we offer support at every stage of the application and interview process.  Should you need it, please let your recruitment contact know and they will be more than happy to help.


Our awards cabinet  

We’re not ones to brag, but since you asked...Selfridges has won the award for The World’s Best Department Store an unprecedented four times at the IGDS awards, with an additional award for the Best Sustainability Campaign. We were also recognised as a ‘Best 25 Big Company to Work For 2020’ as awarded by The Sunday Times. 


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