1–2 days/week at home

Core hours 11–3

Dog friendly

Job Description

Job Description:

The Executive Assistant provides the highest level of effective and efficient support to senior leaders. The incumbent must have a high level of attention to detail, excellent organizational skills and the ability to effectively collaborate with senior leaders and peers.

What are we looking for?

  • Several years of previous experience in an executive assistant role

  • Support onboarding of new associates

  • Support of site-wide events

  • Exceptional attention to detail and organizational skills

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Office position (90 - 100%)

What will be your key responsibilities?

  • Provide expense report support to Mars senior leaders

  • Heavy calendar management with independent decision planning based on priorities which requires forward thinking & strategizing.

  • Process & update purchase order requests for multiple groups in the unit/segment

  • Complete paperwork, business invitation letters, and applications to obtain Visas for LT and Sr. Leaders. Point of Contact for Visa applications for LT and senior leaders. Expert knowledge and advice for the visa process

  • Plan and coordinate internal meeting logistics, video & audio (Skype/ Microsoft Teams) conferences, meeting rooms, catering, and guest arrival arrangements

  • Global meeting planning; experience with global time zone planning

  • External meeting planning to include hotel blocks, group transportation, property search, costs, meeting invites, etc

  • Arrange domestic and international travel – arrange flights, hotels & transfers

  • Interfacing with leadership, internal staff, clients, key stakeholders, high-profile individuals and important personal contacts

  • Assist Executive Coordinator Team Lead with event management & work overflow

  • Other duties as required based on capacity assessment

  • Manage elements of visitor attendance to Mars sites

What can you expect from Mars?

  • Work with over 130,000 diverse and talented Associates, all guided by the Five Principles.

  • Join a purpose-driven company, where we’re striving to build the world we want tomorrow, today.

  • Best-in-class learning and development support from day one, including access to our in-house Mars University.

  • An industry-competitive salary and benefits package, including a company bonus.




Mars is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. If you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request. The company is pleased to provide such assistance, and no applicant will be penalized as a result of such a request.

Company benefits

Open to part-time employees
Open to job sharing
Open to compressed hours
Enhanced maternity leave – 26 weeks at 90% pay
Enhanced paternity leave – 26 weeks at 90% pay
24 days annual leave + bank holidays
“Pawternity” leave
Pregnancy loss leave
Bank holiday swaps
Employees are very happy with their working location freedom
Employees are very happy with the flexibility in the hours they work
Employees are very happy with the benefits their company offers
Work-life balance
Employees feel that they can switch off quite easily from work
Role modelling
Employees feel that flexible working is part of the culture
Employees feel they have complete autonomy over getting their work done

Additional employee ratings
(these do not contribute to the FlexScore®)

Employees feel that the diversity is good and there are continued efforts to improve it
Employees feel that the culture supports equity and inclusivity well
Employees feel like it is a really great environment to work in
Employees feel very excited about and aligned with the company mission
Employees feel that their salary is good and matches the value they bring

Working at Mars UK

Company employees

4,000 In the UK

Gender diversity (male:female)


Office locations

London, Slough, Waltham, Castle Cary, Birstall, Plymouth

Hiring Countries

United Kingdom
United States

Awards & Achievements

1st – Large companies

1st – Large companies

Flexa100 2024
Consumer Goods

Consumer Goods

Industry awards 2023
3rd – Large companies

3rd – Large companies

Flexa100 2023
Retail & Ecommerce

Retail & Ecommerce

Industry awards 2022

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