Executive Assistant to the CEO

MarcoPolo Learning

MarcoPolo Learning

London, UK
Posted on Tuesday, April 23, 2024

Job Title: Executive Assistant to the CEO

Location: London, UK

Job Type: Full-Time, Hybrid


We are seeking a highly organized and proactive Executive Assistant to provide comprehensive support to our CEO at MarcoPolo Learning. The ideal candidate will be experienced in handling a wide range of administrative and executive support-related tasks and will be able to work independently with little or no supervision. This person must be exceedingly well organized, flexible, and enjoy the administrative challenges of supporting a global hybrid working environment.This role is pivotal in facilitating the CEO’s ability to effectively lead and make informed decisions across the business.


  • Provide administrative support to the CEO, including managing an extremely active calendar of appointments, composing and preparing correspondence, and arranging complex and detailed travel plans, itineraries, and agendas.
  • Act as the point of contact between the CEO and internal/external stakeholders.
  • Facilitate smooth communication between the CEO’s office and other executives, employees, and stakeholders to ensure consistency in the CEO’s engagements and priorities.
  • Handle confidential information with the highest level of integrity and privacy.
  • Assist in preparing and editing presentations, reports, and other business documents.
  • Coordinate and provide support on various projects across the business, ensuring timely execution and follow-up.
  • Organize and prepare for meetings, including gathering documents and attending to logistics of meetings.
  • Prioritize conflicting needs; handle matters expeditiously, proactively, and follow through on projects to successful completion, often with deadline pressures.
  • Assist with the monitoring of budget including tracking expenditures and providing reports.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or a related field.
  • 3-4 years of proven experience as an Executive Assistant or similar administrative role.
  • Exceptional organizational skills and impeccable attention to detail.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationships with stakeholders, including staff, board members, external partners, and donors.
  • Proficient in G-Suite, Adobe Acrobat, Keynote and social media or web platforms.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks while still delivering high-quality results under pressure.
  • Discretion and confidentiality are paramount.

About Us

MarcoPolo Learning is an award-winning developer of content, technology and instructional support for early childhood education. Founded in 2013 with offices in New York, London, San Francisco, and Tampa, MarcoPolo blends innovation with research and best-in-class service for schools across North America to promote classroom quality and family engagement. For consumers, MarcoPolo's World School is an Emmy-nominated app and is one of the top-rated educational apps in the app stores. The Polos, MarcoPolo's animated preschool TV series, teaches STEM and introduces children to the wonders of the world. MarcoPolo is backed by a number of prominent venture capital firms, family offices and private investors.

What We Offer:

  • Competitive salary and stock options
  • Additonal Discretionary Bonus
  • Flexible work environment (hybrid)
  • 28 days of paid holidays
  • Family-friendly environment and culture that values work-life balance
  • Team and company off-sites and retreats in fun locations

This is a full-time position working on a hybrid schedule out of our London office .The salary for this role is set between £40,000 and £50,000 , along with stock options. The actual compensation offered will depend on work experience and skill level.

MarcoPolo Learning is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status.