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Personal Assistant

  • Location:

    Kingston upon Thames

  • Sector:

    Office Support

  • Job type:

    Temporary and Contract

  • Salary:

    £26000 - £30000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Sarah Varley

  • Contact email:

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  • Published:

    25 days ago

  • Duration:

    12 months

  • Expiry date:


Executive Assistant (12-month fixed term contract)
Kingston upon Thames
£26,000 - £30,000
Monday - Friday

A well-established Design Engineer company are looking for you to join their Kingston based team.

They are targeting a highly efficient, confidential Executive Assistant to perform a variety of administrative tasks to support the Managing Director and their team.

Executive Assistant Duties:

To be successful in this Executive Assistant role, you should be adaptable, highly organised, able to multitask, be personable and ready to dive into anything that needs doing. Tasks include:

  • Providing administrative support to the Managing Director including support to their team as directed.
  • Organising and maintaining office systems and processes.
  • Organising and scheduling meetings and other diary management.
  • Engaging with the wider team to progress and secure closure of actions in a timely manner.
  • Preparing documents (photocopying, collating, scanning, filing etc.)
  • Data entry and processing transactions onto ERP and CRM systems.
  • Responding to emails and answering telephone calls.
  • Deputising for the Office Manager in their absence including managing reception.
  • Providing administrative support to the HR and Security Manager when required.

Executive Assistant Specification:

  • Self-driven and highly motivated individual with a willingness to learn.
  • Excellent attention to detail and organisational skills with the ability to multitask and prioritise.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work with a wide range of people.
  • High level of commercial awareness and be passionate about results.
  • Good timekeeping and office attendance.
  • Be Educated to A level standard, having studied a Business-related qualification.
  • Have 2 plus years' experience as an Executive Assistant or a Personal Assistant.
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Excel, Word and PowerPoint and the desire to learn new systems and software.
  • Ability to operate/follow business processes.

Company Benefits:

  • 25 days annual holiday.
  • Pension scheme.
  • Office closed over Xmas.

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