Executive Assistant to the Cabinet

22658.00 - 24964.00 GBP Annual
02 Jul 2017
30 Jul 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time

An exciting opportunity has arisen to work alongside the most prominent members of the Council. We are looking for an experienced and skilled PA to proactively support the Leader of the Council, as well as becoming part of a team that supports the Council's Cabinet members.


You will be responsible for providing the full range of personal assistant and secretarial services which are required to cover all aspects of the Leader's role.

About the role

You will deal with a wide range of people from across the most senior levels of the organisation and with external customers ranging from MPs to Chief Executives of partner organisations. You will be key to coordinating high level meetings, taking minutes as well as managing diaries, reports and ensuring information is presented in a timely and professional way. The role will also have a key responsibility for ensuring excellent daily liaison with the Corporate Office so that managerial and political leadership activities are co-ordinated and closely aligned.

The role will be demanding but extremely rewarding with excellent opportunities to learn new skills and be involved with a leading Unitary Authority at the highest level.

About you

The ideal candidate must not be politically motivated and will require excellent communication and interpersonal skills across all disciplines. The ability to maintain confidentiality is a must, as well as the ability to use diplomacy and discretion.

You will have also need to have very strong IT skills, as well as being highly organised and being able to efficiently manage diaries and engagements and prioritise workloads.

If you have the experience, skills and enthusiasm, and are looking for a challenge in a rewarding and friendly environment then we would like to hear from you.