SecsintheCity sees growth in higher paying roles

April 2019 saw annual increases in the number of jobs posted to SecsintheCity offering higher earning potential.

While the number of jobs in the £40,000 - £49,999 bracket grew by a modest 3% year-on-year, vacancies offering £50,000 - £59,999 per year saw notable annual growth of 17%.

With year-on-year growth of 16% and 10% respectively, the number of opportunities within the £60,000 - £69,999 and £70,000 - £99,999 brackets also grew significantly.

Data from KPMG and REC’s UK Report on Jobs confirms that average starting salaries of permanent roles continues to rise across all English regions due to a scarcity in qualified candidates, while findings from the Office for National Statistics indicate that annual growth of employee earnings remain strong across the private and public sectors, growing by 3.6 and 2.8% respectively in the three months to January.

What does this mean for you? Well, if you are currently planning your next move and have the experience required to take on a higher paying role, the odds may currently be in your favour.

Additionally, the SecsintheCity Salary Insight Report recently revealed that PAs, EAs and Office Support Professionals who discovered their role through SecsintheCity earn, on average, 23% higher than those who found work elsewhere.

We’ve selected some of the most exciting vacancies currently listed on SecsintheCity within the higher salary brackets, so you can get a taste of the opportunities available to you.

Chief of Staff | International Chamber of Commerce | London

Sitting at the lower end of the £40,000 - £49,999 salary bracket, this exciting role will see you support the Secretary General, management team and Board on the delivery of projects, raising the profile of the Board, strengthening relationships with partners and the operational running of the organisation.

This Chief of Staff role comes packed with benefits including flexible working, specialist training, a commission bonus scheme and much more.

Private PA | Dorset

Offering a salary range of £50,000 - £55,000 per annum, this Private PA role involves diary management, travel planning, admin, bookings and more for a young couple in Dorset with a great staff retention rate at a busy and exciting time of their lives.

Based in Poole, the role will involve travel to London and a European property in the Balearics and requires applications from individuals with solid experience in a Private PA role.

Private PA | United Arab Emirates

Are you thinking about relocating to a warmer climate? This Private PA role offers you the chance to support an ultra-high net worth individual and his family in the UAE. The role involves managing property projects, arranging appointments and directing household staff along with some quirky responsibilities including management of an art collection, planning parties and arranging wine purchases.

You will need to demonstrate 5 years in a similar role, excellent organisational skills and a university education in exchange for £60,000 - £70,0000 per year plus VISA, flights and relocation costs.

EA to CEO | Marseille

For this vacancy, the CEO of a global business requires an Executive Assistant to join them at the Marseille headquarters. Along with standard EA duties such as diary management and travel planning, the successful applicant will also be involved with some events organisation and Private PA work.

Offering £70,000 - £90,000 per year plus a bonus, benefits and relocation package, this is a lucrative international EA opportunity not to be missed.

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