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Adaptive Lab Limited

Adaptive Lab Limited

Adaptive Lab Limited

Adaptive Lab is a creative technology company operating in a world where consumer habits are changing, there’s disruptive technology and the threat of new entrants who think and work differently. I...


London, United Kingdom

14 Dec 2013

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Compensation details:
£20,000 to £22,500 plus benefits

Personal Assistant/Office Manager

Bright, flexible and tech savvy juggler to organise our Pirate Leader and his crew

London, United Kingdom

Applicants are required to hold the relevant Visas/Work Permits

Compensation details:
£20,000 to £22,500 plus benefits

Job Type:
Entry Level
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Adaptive Lab is a creative technology company operating in a world where consumer habits are changing, there’s disruptive technology and the threat of new entrants who think and work differently. In this fast moving space Adaptive Lab creates exciting new digital products and services for forward thinking companies. Think of us as like a startup or skunkworks for hire.

We work with companies ranging from startups through to plcs like ASOS and YouGov. They all work with us for the same thing - because we can prototype and bring new products into the market quickly. We help our partners compete, innovate and grow in the fast moving technology and commercial landscape.

We can offer this because of our people. We strongly believe that the success of our business relies on our ability to attract and retain the best people. To do this we've designed an environment which offers autonomy and flexibility in how we work. We enjoy challenging ourselves daily and like to feel out of our depth so that we're forced to swim harder. In working with our clients we approach our projects by constantly looking at how we can iterate and improve. We extend this same approach to our own business and this  means that everyone, whether they be the founder or the newest starter, can suggest a change to our method.

The business is into it’s fifth year, and is entering an exciting new phase of growth, we're looking for someone brilliant with excellent time management and organisation skills to join us on this awesome journey. 

About you

We want someone who can act as a Man Friday to our pirate leader and his crew.


  • Work closely with the Managing Director aka pirate leader to manage his email and diary 
  • Manage the Managing Director’s expenses
  • Assist in the preparation of written articles and external talks undertaking background research on content
  • Help the MD in preparing and circulating regular company updates
  • Participate in the preparation of proposals working with the wider team to harness their input and skills
  • Undertake the co ordination of events both external and internal
  • Take over the day to day management of the office
  • Organise company days 
  • Help the team attract more brilliant candidates to join Adaptive Lab
  • Jump in to help the team as and when required
  • Provide marketing support

Skills & Experience

  • Tech literate and avid consumer of social media
  • Strong organisational skills and proven administrative ability
  • Confident in meeting people
  • Meticulous with attention to detail
  • Possess a keen interest in the ever changing technology environment in which Adaptive Lab operates
  • Ideally already posting blogs or keen to do so
  • Proactive - having a finger on the pulse and being capable of ensuring that timescales and commitments are being met
  • Not afraid of challenges and getting your hands dirty
  • Have the ability to remain calm and positive under pressure

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