Executive Assistant to CEO

England, London, West End
£40000 - £50000 per annum
30 Sep 2016
26 Oct 2016
Tay Associates 1
Job Title
Industry Sector
Banking / Finance
Contract Type
Full Time

A leading boutique investment firm based in the West End in lovely offices are looking for a strong Executive Assistant to provide high level EA support to the CEO. Based in Mayfair, this specialist investment firm has partnership with renowned industry leaders and serial entrepreneurs.

The role is a 1:1 EA position supporting a very busy CEO through balancing a workload and meeting deadlines whilst still producing quality output. It actively requires someone who is self-motivated and thrives on success, with the ability to work independently. This individual will also work alongside a very dynamic, approachable team to ensure the CEO's day to day business runs smoothly and to provide updates on his extensive travel plans.

Extensive diary and inbox management, arranging complex global travel, arranging and presenting documentation, car hire and itineraries will require accurate time-management and an attention to detail. With strong ambitions to further expand their investment and business development activities; it is ideal for all employees to be inspired by a strong team spirit and have the ability to work under pressure, as well as think "outside the box".

The resourcefulness and practicality of the role will be key in managing company portfolios and ensuring all relevant material is presented to the CEO prior to, and following his meetings. Reflecting on the company's values, your extensive responsibility will call for a high level of intelligence and common sense. This will successfully enable you to respond on the CEO's behalf with both initiative and confidence, with particular relevance to his email and calendar management. This confidence will extend to providing recommendations and opinions to propose improvements to internal processes. Therefore, this is an excellent opportunity to join a team where your contributions will be highly valued.

Skills/Experience required;

  • Strong experience in support roles within financial service. Boutique finance would be preferred.
  • Recent, demonstrable experience with international diary travel and 1:1 support at senior level.
  • Languages desirable.
  • Accuracy/Attention to detail.
  • Strong research and analytical skills.
  • Transparent verbal and written communication.
  • Energetic and stress resistant.
  • Use of initiative.
  • Customer focused.

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