Personal Assistant

Personal Assistant

Job Title: Personal Assistant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: East London
Salary: £24,000 - £34,000
Contact Name: Kianna Briggs
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Job Published: October 29, 2018 17:08

Job Description

Are you an ambitious Personal Assistant with at least 2 years' experience? Would you like the opportunity to support two inspirational Directors of an education trust?

My client is a growing, innovative start-up who are looking for an exceptional Personal Assistant to support two impressive Directors. The ideal Personal Assistant will have excellent attention to detail and possess a positive attitude. As a Personal Assistant, you will thrive working for start-ups and be a massive contribution in supporting two Directors who are passionate about making a difference. This is an exciting opportunity for a junior Personal Assistant to join a company who will help them progress and be a great influence on their career. 

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Provide detailed Inbox management for both Heads to ensure requests and queries are quickly and efficiently dealt with
  • Be gatekeeper to Director's  working time - efficiently and proactively organise Director’s diary, appointments and travel
  • Ensure both Heads are well prepared for meetings as required
  • Organise meetings, involving liaison with clients of a senior and board level and resolving clashes
  • Responsible for coordination, agenda setting and minute taking
  • Manage and organise domestic and international travel and hotel requirements and prepare comprehensive travel itineraries
  • Co-ordinate monthly meetings, collating all presentation material and ensure smooth running of the meeting
  • Regular communication of business updates to the team via email
  • Produce/format client and internal presentations, documents, letters and correspondence
  • Support project work as required
  • Monthly submission of corporate card and personal expenses
  • Office manager duties

Person Specification: 

  • Prior experience as a PA. The ability to think ahead and be proactive will be key!
  • Friendly manner, someone who is always approachable and willing to help others
  • Have excellent organisational and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively multi-task and prioritise workloads
  • Have strong time management skills with an ability to work under pressure
  • Can-do attitude with a genuine passion for improving the working environment on behalf of others
  • Confident in Microsoft Office and Outlook in particular

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