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Junior Facilities Assistant

The facilities department at Dennis are at the very heart of our head office, Alfred Place in London, and it’s the team of hard-working, reliable facilities technicians that really do keep the wheels turning and continue to make Dennis a fantastic environment to work in.

 

We have a brilliant opportunity for a Junior Facilities Assistant to join our team. Whether you’re a school leaver, a graduate or you’re just excited about the prospects of a career in building maintenance, this role will provide you with a great head start and will teach you all you need to know to understand how a facilities department works within a media company.

 

What will you be doing?

 

  • Reporting into the Lead Facilities Technician,  you’ll work collaboratively and respond to tasks efficiently, using you own initiative to prioritise and manage your own time.
  • You’ll be assisting with all aspects of servicing in a busy office environment, within onsite security, maintenance and cleanliness.
  • You’ll be dealing with all post and courier transactions and services.
  • General management and maintenance of storage areas both on and off site, as well as assisting with the movement of any office furniture and equipment.
  • You’ll be responding to requests on internal communication channels from staff across the building as well as requests from the facilities team to carry out maintenance duties: changing light bulbs, hanging shelving, assembling racking, storage units and painting maintenance where applicable.
  • You’ll be ordering supplies that are necessary for the smooth running of the business, such as stationery, consumables for vends etc.
  • You’ll be assisting with setting up meeting room spaces or general floor spaces, sometimes for company functions and events (Dennis Annual Charity Day etc.)
  • You’ll understand the building's security systems and will produce staff passes for new starters and freelancers.
  • You’ll work collaboratively with the rest of the facilities team to ensure that daily, weekly and monthly checks identifying any potential hazards are identified and dealt with.
  • You’ll act as a company first aider and fire marshal.

 

Who are we looking for?

 

  • You’re interested in beginning your career in a role where you will gain a full understanding of how a building and facilities department functions and supports wider business needs.
  • You understand why health and safety legislation  and procedures are important in the workplace and are generally interested in developing skills in this area.
  • You’d describe yourself as being very proactive with a ‘can do’ attitude. No task is too big for you and you’re great at prioritising a workload.
  • You’re pretty confident when it comes to communicating effectively, you’re a natural people person and can build rapport with different people, internally and externally.
  • You’re happy to use emails and Microsoft Office on a daily basis and can adapt to using Google Docs, Drive and GMail.

 

Why us?..

 

  • We’re award winning. You will be working across award-winning brands and in award-winning teams and joining a culture where innovation and success are encouraged.
  • Our commitment. We’re very proud to work for the benefit of The Heart of England Forest; an exciting and ambitious charity aiming to plant and preserve the largest native broadleaf forest in England. Founded by our late chairman, Felix Dennis, every employee gets the chance to plant a tree in their name so you can feel part of our vision.
  • We’re always thinking of you. You’ll have access to plenty of great benefits such as 28 days holiday, a contributory pension scheme and discounted gym membership. There are also yoga and boot camp classes to get involved in if the gym membership is not enough.
  • We recognise hard work. Have you always dreamed of taking time out of work to travel the world? You’ll be given the opportunity to take a 6 week paid sabbatical after five years service. And if you’re lucky enough to win our Employee of the Year Award you’ll be sent on a holiday of a lifetime to the island of Mustique in the Caribbean.
  • We know how to have fun. Whether it’s swatting up for one of our pub quizzes, creating a costume for our famous fancy dress parties or taking part in a fitness challenge as part of our annual charity day - we can guarantee you will share the enjoyment of life at Dennis.
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