Executive Assistant to CEO, Flexible, 3-5 days a week, £35-45k pro rata (WFH and office in N3 1 day a week)

Location London
Flex Type Hybrid
Role Basis Permanent
Salary £35-£45k
Company Flexible Working People

Our Client is involved in the Manufacturing, Design, Distribution and retail through its platforms of Luggage and Handbags. They are looking for a knowledgeable Executive Assistant to provide support to the CEO. The ideal EA will be able to work independently and as part of a team, will have meticulous attention to detail and excellent interpersonal skills. The role will be working in our offices North London.

The role will require confidence and prioritisation, the ability to juggle multiple tasks at once and an individual who can keep calm under pressure in a fast-paced environment.

The key responsibilities include:

  • Booking meetings and managing the CEO schedule
  • Screen and reply to calls and emails
  • Booking and managing all aspects of the CEO’s travel
  • Attend some meetings with the CEO to take notes and provide feedback
  • Creation of documents such as letters or presentations
  • Help to coordinate business projects as required (e.g. internal events, client entertainment, team-building, etc)

Skills Required:

  • Must be completely trustworthy, being privy to confidential or sensitive information
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must have strong interpersonal skills
  • Excellent time-management skills
  • Be technically proficient in:

Internet research & booking global travel

Online document sharing / database software

Video conferencing

Microsoft applications of Word, Excel, PowerPoint; and Outlook

  • Must have confidence to take initiative for changing plans / meetings / travel when needed without getting everything signed off
  • Must have a genuine interest in being an EA, understanding the business and therefore Designer Travel Goods needs
  • In order to pre-empt priorities, be a gatekeeper to the business and clients, etc
  • At least 2 years’ experience in a role as PA / EA
  • Calm under pressure – with good problem-solving and leadership skills
  • Must be proactive so they can help negate potential challenges
  • In general, must understand the company’s brand and look to develop and protect the company culture. They are in essence an extension of the CEO

Job Benefits:

  • £35-£45k full-time (to be reviewed after 6 months).
  • Flexible working. Min 3 days a week mix of office and work from home – office based in Finchley Central – NW London
  • Relaxed and open culture.
  • Opportunities for continuing personal and professional development.
  • Employee discount.
  • 28 days holiday including bank holidays.

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