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Executive Assistant

  • Location:

    Kingston upon Thames

  • Sector:

    Office Support

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £30000 - £35000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Sarah Varley

  • Contact email:

    sarah@magpierecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    JOB-1399_1652353481

  • Published:

    11 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-06-11

Executive Assistant
Kingston-upon-Thames
Monday - Friday
£35,000

An award-winning distribution company are looking for you to become their Executive Assistant!

The role plays a key part in the company as you will work with and report to the company's CEO to ensure the organisational calendar is created and implemented by planning projects and events ranging from weekly Senior Leadership meetings to charity events and award ceremonies.

As an Executive Assistant, you will also be responsible for carrying out administrative office support and various secretarial duties to ensure smooth operations at all levels of the business. Executive

Assistant Duties: As an Executive Assistant you will:

  • Assist with the creation business goals and be involved in the planning and implementation of the CEO's vision.
  • Develop knowledge of the business and its strategy including key projects, clients, and stakeholders.
  • Act as a representative to internal and external parties to ensure clients have a positive experience.
  • Manage tasks and queries on behalf of company Directors in a timely manner.
  • Enhance the productivity of senior leaders by implementing the best use of technology and systems to improve efficiency.
  • Support the CEO with various projects and act as their representative when resolving minor organisational issues.
  • Ensure that all departments are working collectively.
  • Prepare relevant documentation for meeting and events e.g., budgets, proposals, and travel arrangements.
  • Provide flexible admin and secretarial support across the business.
  • Be responsible for the effective running of the CEO's office by managing emails and diaries, coordinating meetings and other client facing initiatives.

Executive Assistant Specification:

  • Previous experience in Business Support, Project coordination or similar role.
  • Experience managing budgets and knowledge of budgeting processes.
  • Good problem solving and active listening skills.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills with stakeholders at all levels.
  • Excellent organisational, analytical, and problem-solving skills.

Company Benefits:

  • 20 days annual holiday + bank holidays.
  • Wellbeing Programme - supports employees to maintain their health and well-being.
  • Health Assured - access to trusted experts in reducing stress and encouraging good mental health and promoting positivity in the workplace.
  • Workplace Pension.
  • Free Eye Tests and flu vaccines.
  • Massages - Free head, neck & shoulder massages weekly.
  • Access to free Staff Parking.

What you need to do now:

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