Senior Executive Assistant

England, London, City of London
£50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
12 Jun 2019
01 Jul 2019
Faye Thornhill
Job Title
Industry Sector
IT, Technology, Telecommunications
Contract Type
Full Time

Our Morgan McKinley Secretarial & Office Support team, are looking for a Senior Executive Assistant to provide a professional and efficient EA support to the very busy Corporate Affairs Director within a large oragnisation based in the City area.

This is an exceptionally busy role, in which the successful candidate will have proven experience working in a similar Senior Executive Assistant role, with experience working in a highly confidential environment and organising an office with high profile internal and external meetings and events.

Salary: £52-60K dependent on experience

Hours: Monday to Friday 9-5. Due to the nature of the role, flexibility is required

Duties and responsibilities will include:

  • From scratch, creating and developing of presentations, meeting papers and speaker notes, ensuring that briefings for meetings have been prepared and debriefing takes place.
  • Becoming an integral part of the Corporate Affairs Director's leadership team - developing relations within this team, attending team meetings, taking minutes and managing actions
  • Managing weekly Executive Committee pack
  • Diary management
  • Reviewing all emails and taking appropriate action on behalf of the Corporate Affairs Director
  • Be proactive at all times in taking responsibility for closed loop control on all personal actions
  • Oversight of extensive external engagement agenda
  • Arranging events, meetings and all-hands calls, ensuring all the logistics are in place and the events run smoothly
  • Providing secretarial duties in a timely and efficient manner
  • Typing of correspondence and responding to emails
  • Organising hospitality and travel arrangements
  • Ordering stationery, expense claims, computing orders etc.

Skills and experience needed for the Senior EA role:

  • Previous Senior Executive Assistant experience, working in a similar role, supporting at Director - C-suite level
  • Experience of developing presentations and speaker notes
  • Proven ability to project-manage and co-ordinate activities effectively
  • Able to work independently in a multi-tasking environment impacted by changing priorities.
  • Confident, approachable, assertive and calm under pressure
  • Have the ability to maintain a professional approach at all times and demonstrate a high degree of discretion & confidentiality.
  • Advanced working knowledge of Microsoft suite of applications.

Morgan McKinley is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Please note that any references to salary or pay rates in this advertisement and in the salary refinement section are indicative only and should only be used as a guide.

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