Executive Assistant to the Chief Executive

Old Street, London
£36,184 per annum 
22 May 2019
19 Jun 2019
Ref: 3484
Job Title
Industry Sector
Contract Type
Full Time

Executive Assistant to the Chief Executive and Clerk to the Board (Maternity Cover)

12 month Fixed term contract starting August 2019

£36,184 per annum 


This role will be based at our New Central London Workspace near Old Street.

This role will provide comprehensive management of administrative and executive services to the Chief Executive and Trustee Board, professionally representing the Chief Executive’s office both internally and externally, including at the highest levels of office.

Who we are looking for:

We are looking for an experienced Executive Assistant to join our dynamic, ambitious team. 

A key part of this role will be your ability to Support the Chief Executive in delivering The Children’s Society’s objectives by effectively managing their day to day business, including effective management of administrative support services, communications and representative systems to and for the Chief Executive.

Key Skills and Competences:

In order to be successful in this role, you must have: 

  • Demonstrable experience in a similar role with a proven ability to work effectively at a senior level, gaining trust and confidence with stakeholders
  • Excellent organisational skills with the ability to plan ahead and prioritise multiple tasks effectively
  • Experience of complex diary management
  • Experience of planning and organising meetings and events, with a strong attention to detail
  • Excellent written communication skills with experience of drafting well written and professional correspondence and communications

About The Children's Society

The Children’s Society runs over 100 local services that help thousands of young people who desperately need our support, and we campaign to get laws and policies changed to make children’s lives happier and safer. 

Every day we’re changing the lives of children in this country for the better – and with your help, tomorrow we can be there for even more. 

Our Benefits 

The Children’s Society is committed to safeguarding and protecting the children and young people that we work with.  As such, all posts are subject to a safer recruitment process, including the disclosure of criminal records and vetting checks.  We ensure that we have a range of policies and procedures in place which promote safeguarding and safer working practices across our services.

The closing date for applications is 23:59pm on 6th of June.

Interviews will be held on the week commencing 17th of June

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