Executive Agency

Cresset develops software, and delivers contract research solutions, which enable companies to discover, design and optimize molecules.

We help pharmaceutical and biotechnology organizations improve human health by providing solutions that help them develop better treatments for critical diseases. Our customers also work in the fields of agrochemicals, flavors and fragrances. For over 20 years, Cresset has remained focused on delivering innovative, accessible and reliable science to research chemists in industry and academia. We continue to develop as a world class provider of solutions for small molecule discovery.

Summary of position

Cresset has grown over recent years and as a result of this success we are now seeking to add an experienced and highly organised Executive Assistant to our team. This is a varied role to provide professional support to a wide range of tasks including executive assistance, senior level administration, finance and office management. As a rapidly growing organization this role is ideal for someone who thrives in a dynamic working environment and is looking develop their career with early responsibility and opportunity for personal growth.


  • Minimum of five years’ experience working in a similar role
  • Demonstrate a proven track record in a varied role, working in a similar commercial environment with senior managers and stakeholders
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft packages including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Excellent written, oral, listening and communication skills
  • Highly organised with a strong attention to detail
  • Proactive and self-motivated
  • Confidence and ability to work autonomously
  • Ability to develop strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Understanding of discretion and confidentiality


  • Provide executive and administrative support to the company Directors
  • Scheduling meetings and calendar management
  • Meeting administration for senior team and Board including scheduling, setting and circulating agendas, taking minutes, distributing and managing actions
  • Action tracking and management for CEO and other Directors
  • Compiling reports
  • Preparing presentations
  • Email/Inbox management
  • Document management
  • Assist with financial processes including customer and supplier invoices, expenses and banking
  • Travel booking and management
  • Work with the Office Manager and Administration team to contribute to the smooth running of the office


  • Full-time (37.5 hours per week)


  • Office based in Litlington, Cambridgeshire, UK

Salary Range

  • Dependent on the suitability of the candidate


  • Hybrid working opportunities
  • Excellent learning and development opportunities
  • Free car parking and covered cycle storage
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays (full time employee)
  • Lifestyle rewards
  • Social activities
  • Discretionary annual bonus
  • Pension scheme
  • Private health insurance
  • Life assurance

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