FRENCH-SPEAKING BUSINESS & PRIVATE EA FOR FRENCH BUSINESSMAN

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Recruiter
19 London
Location
France (FR)
Salary
40,000-50,000 EUR per annum
Posted
02 Sep 2020
Closes
30 Sep 2020
Job Title
PA
Industry Sector
Private Individual / Family
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

This is a really exciting new position for a French-Speaking Personal Assistant to support a prominent businessman who is about to take the next step in his already successful career. His right hand, you will be his confidant, advisor and organiser, ensuring every step is pre-empted and that both his business and private life run smoothly at all times. A family man, as well as a successful businessman, the principal is incredibly busy and requires a world-class level of support and organisation.

Based between the Paris and Lille offices, you will also travel regularly with the principal internationally on business trips. Although predominantly a business role, he will also require support with his private life to ensure that he can focus on his role in the company.

Usual hours will be 09:00-17:00, Monday-Friday but flexibility will be required, especially when travelling, as well as on-call for urgent matters.

DUTIES TO INCLUDE BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO:

  • Complex diary management across multiple time zones
  • Frequent international travel booking, including flights, hotels, visas and itineraries
  • Travelling regularly with or ahead of the principal
  • Researching and advising on business matters
  • Meeting preparation and attendance alongside the principals
  • Creating tasks lists and managing actions
  • All organisation and administrative support for the principal
  • Overseeing personal diary and holiday booking
  • Organising personal events and parties
  • Liaising with household staff to advise on principal’s movements
  • Personal shopping and gift purchasing
  • General personal support to the principals and family

ESSENTIAL CRITERIA

  • 10+ years EA or PA experience (ideally within retail although this is not essential)
  • Fluency in French to native level, as well as Fluency in English
  • Excellent business acumen and able to advise on business issues
  • Highly organised and efficient, able to pre-empt the principal needs
  • Flexible to travel regularly
  • A driver is a must with own car
  • Hardworking and dedicated
  • Loyal, trustworthy and discreet
  • Must be based in France currently, ideally in either Paris or Lille
  • Excellent checkable references

If this role sounds of interest and you meet the essential criteria, please apply within or get in touch to find out more.

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