Office Manager, London
Building the Future of Crypto
Our Krakenites are a world-class team with crypto conviction, united by our desire to discover and unlock the potential of crypto and blockchain technology.
What makes us different?
Kraken is a mission-focused company rooted in crypto values. As a Krakenite, you’ll join us on our mission to accelerate the global adoption of crypto, so that everyone can achieve financial freedom and inclusion. For over a decade, Kraken’s focus on our mission and crypto ethos has attracted many of the most talented crypto experts in the world.
Before you apply, please read the Kraken Culture page to learn more about our internal culture, values, and mission.
As a fully remote company, we have Krakenites in 60+ countries who speak over 50 languages. Krakenites are industry pioneers who develop premium crypto products for experienced traders, institutions, and newcomers to the space. Kraken is committed to industry-leading security, crypto education, and world-class client support through our products like Kraken Pro, Kraken NFT, and Kraken Futures.
Become a Krakenite and build the future of crypto!
Proof of work
As Office Manager, you will be responsible for creating and maintaining a pleasant and effective work environment for Krakenites on an ongoing basis, while driving the search for a new home for Kraken in London. You will have a keen interest in the crypto industry which will help you build lasting relationships with colleagues, clients and visitors who share our passion for all things crypto and our mission.
We are looking for a self-starter, who is friendly, confident, helpful, and able to anticipate potential issues and deal with them before they get out of hand. You will have good organizational skills, a hands-on attitude, an eye for detail and will be willing to take responsibility for finding solutions. You should be highly communicative, enjoy interacting with people, and ensure everyone feels comfortable and welcome in the London office.
Due to the nature of the role, you will be required to be in the office 4 days a week (Central London location), with some flexibility in terms of the office days and hours.
Day-to-day office running, including ordering office supplies, dealing with post and deliveries, communicating with the landlord and building management, meeting & greeting visitors etc.
Look for a new office, refurbishment and move coordination. This includes identifying potential options in the market, working closely with internal stakeholders to ensure the alignment, coordinating the work of internal teams (Network/Legal/Security) and external parties (designers, building contractors) to make sure the deadlines are met.
Events organization and support, including Christmas and Summer parties, team activities throughout the year and work sessions support.
With time the role may evolve to include Executive support to 1-2 London-based directors. This would include diary support, travel bookings, preparing expense reports and similar.
Skills you should HODL
Proven experience as an office manager, office administrator or a similar role
Quick learner able to navigate complex corporate structure and build relationships across multiple departments
G-Suite user with ability to put together instructions, prepare simple reports and calculations
Experience of seeing processes through to the end, from minor maintenance issues to project coordination
Experience in vendor and service providers sourcing
Excellent time management skills and an ability to multitask and prioritize work
Strong problem solving skills
Ability to communicate in a clear manner both verbally and in writing
A creative mind with an ability to suggest and implement office improvements and propose activities for the team
An appreciation for the importance of security, coordinating on-site security of the office and monitoring staff access to ensure Kraken's London home remains secure
Nice to have
First Aid and Fire Warden qualifications
Knowledge of restaurants, hotel and entertainment options in Central London
Interest and/or experience in interior design
Kraken is powered by people from around the world and we celebrate all Krakenites for their diverse talents, backgrounds, contributions and unique perspectives. We hire strictly based on merit, meaning we seek out the candidates with the right abilities, knowledge, and skills considered the most suitable for the job. We encourage you to apply for roles where you don't fully meet the listed requirements, especially if you're passionate or knowledgable about crypto!
As an equal opportunity employer, we don’t tolerate discrimination or harassment of any kind. Whether that’s based on race, ethnicity, age, gender identity, citizenship, religion, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy, veteran status or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state or local laws.
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