Executive Assistant

Recruiter
Reed
Location
Knutsford
Salary
£25,000 - £29,999
Posted
18 Jul 2019
Closes
23 Jul 2019
Ref
1187390964
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
I am excited to be working for the first time with the leading UK company in their field proven by the amount of awards won for their service! They have been established for 20 years and over the years have grown and evolved but are consistently committed to working with their clients collaboratively and ethically.

They are looking for an experienced EA to support one of the Partners remotely. This is a varied and demanding role offering the opportunity to build relationships predominantly through regular telephone contact.

It offers the chance to participate in the development of the future at the business and to make a real contribution to its growth.

Title: Executive Assistant

Location: Knutsford, Cheshire

Salary: £28 - 30k

You will need to provide effective co-ordination and management of delivery and timelines through efficient project management and administrative support.

Duties to include:
  • Collating information for client proposal and preparing proposal documentation
  • Liaising with researchers
  • Creating briefs and ensuring this is approved by the client
  • Implementing and managing a timeline
  • Conducting candidate database searches
  • Ensuring regular contact is made with clients - e.g. reports
  • Extensive database management
  • Typing notes
  • Maintaining communication and contact
  • Assisting in the identification of potential clients
  • Researching and preparing business development documentation
  • Researching into specific markets and sectors, e.g. providing the Partner with background company research for any marketing meetings
  • Arranging and confirming client meetings
  • Ensuring follow up contact is maintained
  • Attend regular meetings with the Partner and support team
  • Undertake ad hoc projects
  • Support colleagues as and when workloads require - share the load and operate as part of a team
  • Organising room hire and ensuring the Partner has all relevant documentation
  • Preparing monthly reports
  • Ensuring client invoices are raised
  • Arranging travel and accommodation when required
  • Dealing with the Partner's expenses and ensuring recharges are made where necessary

Education:
  • Minimum requirement - qualified to 'A' level standard or above with GCSE/O'level English and Maths
  • Ideally degree qualified

Experience:
  • Experience operating as a PA or Executive Assistant to a senior manager is desirable
  • Displays a preference for working in a fast paced, dynamic changing environment
  • Possesses client facing experience, liaising with senior level individuals
  • Works autonomously
  • Fully computer literate (Microsoft Office suite of packages, to include Word, Outlook and Excel) and comfortable using the internet as a research tool
  • Experience of updating databases (knowledge of Filefinder would be a distinct advantage)
  • Experience of supporting marketing and business development activity
  • Excellent keyboard skills
  • Experience of extensive pro-active diary management
  • Able to deal with finance related activities such as invoicing, expenses and management reporting

Key Skills:
  • Communication & Personal Impact
  • Planning & Organising
  • Quality & Customer Service Focus
  • Analysis & Problem Solving
  • People & Team Focus
  • Results driven
  • Resilience & Adaptability

If you are an experienced EA with initiative and a proactive approach to work and want to work collaboratively with your Senior and Support teams to provide top quality support then please APPLY NOW.

Good luck with your application!