Executive Assistant to £43k – FTC 12 months

Executive Assistant to £43k – FTC 12 months

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A dynamic and entrepreneurial technology consultancy based in the West End is looking for an EA to support an MD and 2 Directors. This is 12-month maternity contract looking for someone to start end November or December. This position would suit a detail-driven individual with excellent technical skills and a willingness to take on anything thrown their way.

This is a heavy organisational  and scheduling role and is an extremely fast-paced environment. Flexibility, enthusiasm and a ‘can-do’ attitude are essential, and above all a passion for doing it well! The company is approximately 30 -40 people strong but is part of a global corporate Management Consultancy and in such you will be based in the same offices so will feel part of a big global organisation.

The ideal candidate will have at least 4 years’ EA experience within fin-tech/tech industry. These are the only industry sectors our client will consider at this stage.

Key EA duties:

  • Extensive & intensive diary management worldwide
  • Arranging client and internal meetings
  • Inbox management by request (dependant on stakeholders)
  • Acting as the point of contact between the executives and internal or external colleagues
  • Managing information flow in a timely and accurate manner
  • Organising domestic and international travel arrangements
  • Preparing and submitting time & expense reports
  • Maintaining & updating Partners’ client contact information and biographies
  • Attending team meetings as necessary
  • Cover for colleagues within immediate team and group as a whole
  • Drafting and archiving correspondence
  • Organising team dinners and events
  • Ad hoc duties as needed

Key EA skills and experience

  • Previous Personal/Administrative Assistant experience in a fast-paced environment- ideally fintech, tech or FS
  • Excellent administrative & organisational skills
  • Highly computer-literate, including Microsoft Office Suite; advanced Outlook, PowerPoint, Word
  • A ‘can do’ attitude / flexible attitude to the role
  • Detail-driven
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritise and manage expectations and conflicting deadlines
  • Working within a team environment
  • Ability to work under pressure calmly
  • Working within a team but also able to work autonomously
  • Proactive and confident in managing expectations, as and when required
  • Commitment to get the job done, often without supervision
  • Discretion with confidential material and information
  • Professional communication style (both verbal and written) at all levels within the organisation and with external clients
  • Attention to detail

 

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