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People & Facilities Assistant

  • Role: People & Facilities Assistant
  • Team: Development
  • Location: Kent

The role

Dovetail Games is proud to be an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all,regardless to gender,sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, age, religion (or lack thereof) education background and game preferences as we seek to recruit the very best from a diverse talent pool. We are committed to promoting diversity, and all applicants will be considered on their merit, qualifications, competence, and talent regardless of any protected characteristics. At the individuals request all roles will be considered for part time, term time only and job shares.

At Dovetail Games we are passionate about empowering our people to build beautiful worlds, craft breath-taking games and do the best work of their career to deliver our vision: “By Enthusiasts, For Enthusiasts”.

Our studio is situated in a river-front building in the heart of the Historic Dockyard in Chatham, Kent, UK. We are growing fast, developing our games using cutting-edge technology and delivering these on multiple platforms: PC, PlayStation 4 and 5 and Xbox One and Series S/X

Reporting to the VP of People ,you will be responsible for coordinating and arranging key events and touch points with our people which drive engagement and motivation. You will ensure the smooth running of the office, maintain compliance and legal requirements, ensure the office is always well presented and stocked with what is required, with the aim of making our workplace a productive environment.

This role will be purely office based in our Chatham Studio.

Responsibilities

  • Managing reception and day to day facilities within the office
  • Manage the supply of stationery, swag, office stock and pantry items
  • Organising staff/visitor travel and accommodation, including hotel bookings & flights/trains
  • Maintaining petty cash
  • Overseeing building & safety maintenance
  • Ensure fire drills run smoothly
  • Responsible for managing relevant contracts such as cleaning, security, maintenance (Zip taps, plants, furniture)
  • Oversee the budget for facilities including budget forecast, monthly tracking, purchasing and weekly credit card reconciliation
  • Manage the Enquiries mailbox including responding to emails, forwarding onto relevant people and departments
  • Support the organisation of in office events for example in person company meetings, workshops, training and events
  • Manage the organisational CSR activities ensuring a clear process and involvement by our people to drive UK based volunteering opportunities within the communities
  • Organise and support the running of the Exec Meet & Greets for new joiners
  • Support the induction and onboarding process for new joiners including but not limited to new starter introduction slides and new joiner buddy system
  • Coordinate the employee spotlight on initiative
  • Manage the new starter & leaver process
  • Support with scheduling of interviews
  • General administrative support to the People Team

What we look for in you

  • Previous reception/front of house experience
  • Strong administration & organisational skills
  • Experience working in an office environment
  • Communicating to suppliers
  • IT literate including all MS Office applications
  • Strong time management
  • Ability to prioritise workload
  • Confident, with excellent people skills at all levels
  • Ability to take initiative
  • Reliable, flexible and friendly
  • Cool under pressure
  • Work well in a dynamic and rapidly changing environment

Do you have strong people skills and want to work for a relaxed games developer?

About Our People

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By Enthusiasts... For Enthusiasts

We are growing fast and we have big ambitions to lead the way at the pinnacle of innovation. We are looking for individuals with the energy, drive and skill to craft a new generation of entertainment, across a multitude of gaming platforms. We would love to speak with talented people who take pride in a job well done and thrive in a positive environment, where ideas are celebrated, and everyone has a voice.

Our Values

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Make fabulous stuff

We are passionate about crafting high quality simulations that excite and engage both experienced and new players.

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Enhance life

Our aim is to make software that enhances life. We don’t make games that are addictive, promote gambling, glorify violence or are discriminatory in any way. We would rather celebrate the human condition than devalue it.

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Continuously improve

We work as one team, communicating frequently, openly and honestly in the knowledge that when we work together great things happen.

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Walk tall

We are proud of who we are, and the entertainment we deliver to our customers around the world. We don’t work for Dovetail Games – we ARE Dovetail Games.

I’m really passionate about having a positive impact in the workplace!

Our products

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