JOBS
We want to empower children to shine bright by being their quirky brilliant selves and want to build a team that are already doing that.

 Freelance Product Assistant

Are you a UK-based project assistant who loves making things better and simpler?

Are you a quick starter that is used to working on small but ambitious projects?

We are looking for a freelance, part-time, project assistant for our ‘spy-adventure experiences’ for families and schools. We are a small, agile company with big dreams. We aim to empower children to shine bright by being their quirky brilliant selves and want to build a team that are already doing that. Our fun, innovative products are entertainment-based but include some super stealth learning to grow joy, confidence, collaboration, and creativity.

We are looking for a project assistant who will work closely with our Director to make sure the project, which involves taking our prototype to market, runs effectively and efficiently. It would be part-time and involve approx. 1-1.5 days a week in total across a week.  It would be on a month-by-month basis till the end of March 2022, but there are opportunities for growth as we grow.

 

Your role will include the following:

  • Onboarding new team members, including contracts, setting up emails etc.

  • Managing collation of weekly hours, invoices for our funders.

  • Collating project expenses and project information in a pre-agreed system for our funders.

  • Arranging meetings including castings and playtestings if needed.

  • Creating and maintaining word/excel documents and company processes.

  • Proofreading of any external documents before they get released into the world.

  • Researching tools and systems that can make things better or easier as we grow.

  • Co-creating the customer service process and emails with our Director and other team members.

  • Occasionally, creating and posting pre-agreed content on social channels.

  • And pitching in with other tasks that need to be completed to take our product to market.

 

We are looking for a kind person who:

  • Is a quick starter and used to working in a fast-paced agile way as we playtest regularly and make changes based on our customers' feedback.

  • Can pick up company and funders processes quickly or help create new ones, where applicable.

  • Is tech-savvy and knows how to use business software including Gsuite. (Email, Drive etc), Microsoft suite, Zoom etc.

  • Can be flexible and adapts quickly to changing circumstances.

  • Enjoys remote working with a team that also does the same.

  • Can manage several tasks simultaneously and remain calm under pressure.

  • Excellent verbal and written skills, including spelling and grammar, and proofreading of documents.

  • Loves collaborating but can get on with things alone when needed.

  • Great attention to detail.

  • Loves making things simple and easy.

  • Has a can-do attitude.

It would be an amazing bonus if:

  • You have experience using Canva, Twitter and Instagram and Facebook.

  • And had worked with a b2c company before or product launch.

If you are excited about what we do and why we do it, please submit a short email explaining why you would love this opportunity and either a CV/link to a linked in profile and your hourly rate to mel@playablestudios.com by end of day 27th September 2021.

Playable Studios are committed to providing equal employment opportunities