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Personal Assistant - DK Knowledge

We are the world’s leading illustrated non-fiction Publisher and our DK Knowledge division creates amazing illustrated information books for older children and adults for a global audience. We are looking for an efficient and proactive Personal Assistant to look after the Publishing Director and his management team for our Knowledge division. 

Your day will involve extensive diary management, booking meeting rooms, creating presentation documents with the creative teams, managing travel and entertainment, managing invoices and expenses, co-ordinating meeting agendas and taking minutes, fielding department queries, and organising tech for the management team.

We are currently hybrid working, with some days at home and some in our London office in Embassy Gardens, SW11. We are looking for someone with fantastic organisational and administration skills and who is not afraid to get stuck in and take ownership of various admin activities and processes. You’ll need to be a self-starter who is solutions focused and can build relationships across the business. This is a brilliant opportunity to build a career as a professional Personal Assistant in an inspirational team, and if you thrive in a busy environment and have the ambition to really make this role your own, we’d love to hear from you.

Salary range: £27k - £29k dependent on level of previous experience, plus bonus and benefits.

Please apply via CV and cover letter.

Closing date for applications: 14 April 2023

We have a range of benefits to reflect our commitment to our people, some of which are:

  • 25 days paid holiday entitlement in year one, plus bank holidays
  • Generous pension scheme
  • Volunteering policy and charity matching
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Cycle to work scheme and discounted gym membership
  • Summer hours

And we plant a tree for every new employee to our business

DK is committed to building a diverse workforce that reflects the varied communities that read our books across the world. We encourage applications from all individuals, regardless of age, religion, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexuality or social background. DK is proud to announce that we have adopted The Halo Code.


DK supports flexible working and has introduced a new ‘smart-working’ policy with a hybrid approach of working weekly from home and in DK’s office.

About our Company: 

We believe in the power of discovery. That's why we create books for everyone that explore ideas and nurture curiosity about the world we live in. From first words to the Big Bang, from the wonders of nature to city adventures, you will find expert knowledge, hours of fun and endless inspiration in the pages of our books. 

We are the world's leading illustrated publisher and a member of the Penguin Random House division of Bertelsmann, creating cutting-edge design and stunning visual books for the whole family. We are passionate about inspiring curiosity and bring people to books through their thirst for knowledge. With a global book loving community of over 800 colleagues in the UK, US, Germany, India, China, Spain and Australia, we produce books in over 100 countries and over 60 languages. Find out more on

Personal Assistant - DK Knowledge

DK, London
Full-time, Permanent
Administration, Assistant, Publishing, Communications, Business Development, Admin & PA
Personal Assistant - DK Knowledge
Salary description: 
£27k - £29k dependent on level of previous experience, plus bonus and benefits.

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