The goal at XR Games is to be the best developer of VR titles in the world.
We are a multi award-winning game development studio that specialises in immersive VR games. The studio has a history of full-scale development from concept through to submission, working with prestigious partners such as Sony Pictures VR, Meta, and Rovio Entertainment.
Since 2020 our team has grown from 20 full-time members to almost 100 by the close of 2022, due to the success and critical acclaim of our previous projects such as Zombieland: Headshot Fever and The Angry Birds Movie 2 VR: Under Pressure.
Throughout 2023 & 2024 our team will be working on multiple major projects with recognisable IPs and licences as we continue to grow and invest in our future.
We are on the lookout for an Executive Assistant to support our Founder and CEO, Bobby Thandi.
You will be integral to ensuring Bobby has the support needed to continue the incredible growth of XR Games. The role will require excellent organisational and communication skills, the ability to multitask and the confidence to prioritise when necessary to ensure days run effectively and smoothly.
No two days will be the same, with responsibilities spanning from diary management, to planning complex travel around the globe with detailed agendas, to building and maintaining excellent relationships with key stakeholders for the business.
Act as a primary point of contact and support for our CEO
Provide seamless inbox and diary management
Ensure proper prioritisation of all appointments whilst being able to efficiently communicate any requirements expected of the CEO prior
Liaising with internal and external stakeholders in a timely and professional manner
Management of CEO’s expenses and providing the Finance department with accurate expense reports and receipts each month
Draft internal correspondence, presentations and reports of a general and/or confidential nature.
Taking ownership over both domestic and international travel planning and booking, ensuring all essential elements are considered such as parking, visas, transfers, flights, trains, etc.
Act as minute taker for any meetings the CEO may require you to attend and where necessary follow up on any subsequent actions required
Be ready to take on any Ad-Hoc duties that may arise
Are you the right person:
Proven experience as an Executive Assistant to C-Suite or equivalent
Strong organisational skills that reflect ability to perform and prioritise tasks efficiently
You will have exceptional attention to detail and be an experienced planner with the ability to respond effectively and efficiently to change.
Proven experience in complex diary management with differing time zones
Proven experience in planning, booking and creating detailed agendas for both UK based and overseas business trips
Experience communicating with internal and external stakeholders
You have strong interpersonal skills and have the ability to build long lasting, trusted relationships across all levels of the business
The ability to work autonomously whilst being proactive and thinking ahead
Proven record of managing large amounts of business sensitive information and handling confidential matters with utmost discretion.
Excellent verbal and written English communication skills
You have a positive disposition and a good sense of humour
Willingness to travel overseas regularly
Please note, we will require this candidate to be located in our Leeds based studio every day that you are not travelling, remote working is not possible for this role. We are able to offer support to those within the UK looking to relocate.
The salary for this role is flexible and our package also includes:
25 days holiday (plus Bank Holidays)
+1 extra birthday holiday
Access to Currys Tech Scheme
Access to a Private Healthcare plan
State of the art office facility – complete with a fully equipped bar, gym, pool table, multiple games rooms, high spec kitchen areas with free breakfast and snacks provided…
UK relocation financial assistance
Regular employee socials such as game launch parties, Game Jams and more
Free game codes for our latest titles
Total 8% shared contribution pension
Have you made it this far?
If you’re still reading, we think there’s a strong chance you might be our kind of person.
Here’s the thing, though — research suggests that 60% of women and underrepresented folks might have already talked themselves out of applying. Even if you don’t check every box above, we want to encourage you to introduce yourself.
We believe a diversity of perspectives and experiences makes a team stronger — and the stronger our team, the closer we are to developing the best VR games possible.