German Speaking Personal/Executive Assistant - Oxford

PA Gold
Oxford, Oxfordshire
30 Nov 2020
28 Dec 2020
Job Title
Industry Sector
Contract Type
Full Time

Candidates must be fluent in German and English (both spoken & written) and must have significant experience working as a Corporate Assistant at the highest level.

The pace of this position is fast, with daily changes to meeting schedules, travel arrangements etc. The ideal candidate will remain calm under pressure and have the ability to adapt quickly when required.

Attention to detail and exceptional focus are both essential qualities for any candidate wishing to apply for this role. You will be working at the very top of your field and liaising with a large global team therefore all applicants must be excellent communicators and practised team-players.

The position does not require frequent travel, however, a degree of flexibility will most certainly be required.

The client is looking for an EA with an exceptional level of efficiency with a good level of confidence to communicate and problem-solve.

Applicants with Italian speaking skills (in addition to German & English) would be of huge interest to the client.

This role would suit an applicant who can display a degree of longevity in previous employment supporting at CEO/Founder level within a large corporation.

Location: Nearest town – Oxford

Salary: Fully negotiable for the right candidate

Hours: Monday-Friday with virtual support required

Travel: Applicants must be prepared to travel if required

The responsibilities of this role include the following:

  • Business & personal diary management
  • Arranging meetings and meeting spaces (internal & external)
  • Reading & responding to emails
  • Reading letters and drafting responses
  • Travel itineraries & flights (private & commercial)
  • Liaising with private pilots
  • Arranging insurance (health, travel etc)
  • Visa applications (extensive)
  • Follow-ups with client/frequent updates
  • Accounting & expenses
  • Shopping, gift sourcing & errand running
  • A degree of private support (utilities, household staff management etc)
  • Reservations
  • Vehicle paperwork

Key requirements
To be suitable for this role, you must be/have:

  • Fluent/Mother tongue German
  • Fluent English (spoken & written)
  • Conversation Italian (a bonus)
  • Extensive experience as a Corporate Assistant
  • A fast thinker, able to adapt quickly to last-minute changes
  • Immaculate presentation (client-facing role within a luxury brand)
  • Detail orientated
  • Able to plan ahead and anticipate the client’s requirements
  • A confident manner
  • Exceptional communicator
  • Able to work long hours when required

Start date: 6 January 2020


Expected start date: 06/01/2021

Job Type: Permanent

Salary: From £60,000.00 per year

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