Careers: Office Assistant



Job title

Office Assistant


Amsterdam, the Netherlands


Job description

Polaroid Originals is a new brand from Polaroid dedicated to analog instant photography in the original, iconic format. It’s the next step in a journey started by The Impossible Project, who kept the format alive since 2008, and we have big plans for 2019 and beyond! We’re a spirited, quickly growing international group that’s passionate about instant photography, reframing the way people create, connect, and share memories. Come join us!

In this Office Assistant role you are the lynchpin of the office, the glue that binds everyone together and the first person colleagues will approach when there’s a problem, which can range from the serious, to just needing a new stapler. With a range of responsibilities at your feet, you need to be a great all-rounder and an expert multi-tasker. The role of Office Assistant is highly important, demanding and bursting with variety.


Technical requirements

  • Able to mix high pace work with humour and professionalism
  • Hostess role at reception, welcoming and guiding our guests, informing colleagues and make people feel at home
  • Support in arranging travel, meetings and appointments
  • Ordering stationery and equipment
  • Discussing problems with staff
  • Reporting to management
  • Handling incoming calls, post and packages
  • Sending out parcels and receiving mail
  • Managing our vendors such as cleaners and lunch delivery and taking care of our office
  • Opening the office at 08.30hrs

The ideal candidate

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite
  • Advanced computer skills (Quicken experience a plus)
  • Supply/Vendor management experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills (Dutch and English)
  • Comfort with fast-paced environment
  • Ability to multitask, but also to say no. A true team player


What to expect

This is a fulltime (office based) job, based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.



If you’d like to be considered for the role, please email your CV and/or any other relevant information to support your application to Els Rijpstra (HR Manager) via