Team Officer

OKRE is looking for a Team Officer (Operations Assistant & Office Manager) to assist the team in the delivery of OKRE’s operations and to foster a positive and productive working environment in the OKRE office.

Do you have excellent attention to detail, financial acumen, and organisational skills? Are you ready to shape the future of OKRE's team and office environment by handling various administrative and operational tasks - from finance to diary management?

If so, we'd love for you to get in touch.

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  • Posted: 23 Apr 2024

Job Details

Closing date: Currently open for applications and enquiries

Salary details: c.£36,000, negotiable based on experience

Contract type: Permanent

Location: London

Working pattern: Hybrid (flexible, min. 4 days a week in the office)


About OKRE

OKRE (Opening Knowledge across Research and Entertainment), is an organisation at the heart of the entertainment industry. It was established in 2020 to help TV, film and videogame creators deliver the best audience experiences by connecting them with breakthrough research and lived experience.

OKRE works with organisations across the ecosystem, spearheading a number of initiatives as part of its mission is to connect the industry, spark projects and create serendipity. It does this by acting as a catalyst for the industry through the OKRE Network and the OKRE Fund.

While the impact of our work reaches everyone who consumes entertainment, whether through TV, Film or Videogames, as a charitable organisation we work most closely with content commissioners, creators, and sector leaders. We activate our network and our fund via research, major events, and workshops.

We achieve our mission in the following ways:

  • The OKRE Network – We manage a network and database including game developers, screenwriters, television producers, film directors, charitable foundations, funders, academics, universities and research institutions. Through the network members, we make connections across sectors and industries, and convene organisations, leading to exciting projects and transformative insights.
  • The OKRE Fund – The Fund is the venture arm of OKRE’s work, providing early-stage and production funding to imaginative and collaborative projects across research and entertainment. OKRE Funded projects currently include videogames, TV and feature dramas, comedies and immersive projects.
  • OKRE Events – OKRE run on and offline events to boost and develop the network and activate collaboration across sectors. Our flagship event is the OKRE Summit which brings together content creators from across film, television, games, podcasting and social media with philanthropic funders and leaders from the charity sector.

About the role

We are looking for Team Officer with excellent attention to detail, financial acumen, and organisational skills to join our London based team. The successful candidate will play a crucial role assisting the team in the delivery of OKRE’s operations and activities and fostering a positive and productive working environment in the OKRE office.

Essential criteria:

You will be able to demonstrate the ability to:

  • Provide administrative support for the OKRE team including board, grant committee and team meetings, including diary management, circulating agendas and materials, and writing minutes.
  • Provide administrative support on all areas of grant management for the OKRE Fund, including managing the inbox, eligibility checks and ensuring good record-keeping.
  • Ensure high standards of record keeping, documentation and data management across all areas of OKRE’s work.
  • Support the Head of Operations and Director with a range of administrative tasks across HR, finance, legal, IT and office management.
  • Support the management of OKRE’s finances including payment processing, receipt management and accounting, working with the Head of Operations and OKRE’s accountants.
  • Oversee day-to-day office activities as main point of contact for the office, managing all aspects of space/infrastructure (including IT) and provide answers, resources, and solutions when requested.
  • Provide support to the Director, including diary management, processing expenses, booking travel.
  • Be an active and collaborative member of OKRE and support team members with ad hoc work as and when required.

About you

  • At least 5 years’ experience in an administrative, operations or office manager role.
  • A warm and professional communication style, and able to correspond effectively with a range of stakeholders.
  • Knowledge of GDPR compliance requirements and to apply them.
  • Exceptional attention to detail.
  • Happy taking ownership of problems and finding ways to solve them.
  • Positive, enthusiastic, and able to adapt to fast-changing situations.
  • Confident using MS Office and other basic IT packages.
  • Demonstrate a proactive and methodical approach to problem-solving.

Diversity and inclusion is at the heart of everything we do and we actively encourage applications from those at different life stages. We are committed to creating an environment where all employees, workers and job applicants can thrive. We work to make our recruitment processes as inclusive as possible. If you would like us to make adjustments during the application process, please contact us. We expect our team to treat others on their merits and challenge any form of direct or indirect discrimination, victimisation, or sexual, racial or any other type of harassment.


To apply please send your CV (max. 2 pages A4) with a cover letter outlining how you demonstrate the qualities, skills, and experience in the person specification to [email protected].