Vacancy | Business Support Assistant



Job title:             Business Support Assistant

Salary:                 £23 - £25k per annum (dependent upon experience)

Location:            Flexible working arrangements currently in place due to Covid-19

Industry:             Media standards and journalism

Job function:     Business Operations

Job Level:           Experienced (non-manager)

Contract:            Permanent, Full time

Closing date for applications:         Sunday 12th September 2021.

Interviews will be held during the week commencing 20th September 2021 and the appointee will ideally start as soon as possible. Early applications are encouraged as we reserve the right to close the advertisement and interview earlier than stated.


Job Description


Can you demonstrate the ability to work successfully within a high-performing office, supporting a busy department, working with an organised approach to meet tight deadlines whilst ensuring attention to detail is maintained? If so, we might just have the opportunity you’ve been looking for!

We’re seeking an enthusiastic Business Support Assistant to join our London-based Business Operations team on a permanent, full-time contract. The successful candidate will have demonstrable experience of providing excellent customer service in a busy environment, particularly on the telephone and via email, excellent communication skills both written and oral, with an ability to accurately manipulate, gather and present information both quickly and efficiently.

As our Business Support Assistant, you will contribute to the smooth running of the business unit and provide high-quality, confidential support to the staff teams and wider organisation. Reporting to the Business Manager, you will provide administrative support covering a wide range of tasks and activities and assist in the development and implementation of finance, HR or operational processes.

Download full job specification


How to apply


Please send a CV and statement in support of your application that is no longer than two sides explaining how you fulfil the key criteria for the role and email them to:, quoting the job title in the subject of your email.

The deadline for applications is 23:59 on Sunday 12th September 2021. No applications received beyond this point will be considered.

IMPRESS is committed to the aims of its Equality & Diversity Policy. This includes not discriminating under the Equality Act 2010, and encouraging equality and diversity. If you would like to help us with this, please click here to download our Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form and return the completed form along with your application. This form will be separated from the application and kept anonymous. The information you provide will stay confidential, and be stored securely. Filling in this form is entirely voluntary and submission or non-submission will be entirely unconnected to the success of your application.



Applications will be assessed against the requirements for the post as set out in the job description and person specification. Please let us know if there are any reasonable adjustments, we can make for you during this recruitment process and beyond.

We aim to notify candidates who have been shortlisted during week commencing 13th September 2021. If you have not heard from us after this date, please assume that you have not been successful. First interviews will be held virtually week commencing 20th September 2021. Successful candidates will be invited to a final stage meeting in our offices in Blackfriars when they will have the opportunity to meet the rest of our team.

For any queries regarding the vacancy or the application process, please contact Angie D’Souza through