Executive Assistant

Location
London (Greater)
Salary
£50-55k (negotiable)
Posted
11 Jan 2021
Closes
19 Jan 2021
Ref
EATC
Job Title
EA
Industry Sector
Hospitality
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Right hand Executive Assistant to MD of a successful hospitality business!

Joining an expanding and ambitious restaurant group, this Assistant role will be to support a communicative, down to earth and highly driven MD. We are looking for a Mandarin speaking individual who is astute, commercially minded and focused.

This is a dynamic and fast paced role, managing the day-to-day activities for the MD and acting as gatekeeper.

Responsibilities are diverse which will include, but not limited to: 

  • Acting as the right-hand person to the MD
  • Acting on behalf of and representing the MD as required, including the management of calls, enquiries and requests, expense authorisation and sign off on business-related decisions
  • Reporting back to the MD with detailed and accurate notes following any absence
  • Maintenance of continuous improvement of processes, delivering solutions that support business objectives as well as streamlining the business
  • Undertaking projects on a regular basis
  • Attending meetings, producing follow-up notes and ensuring actions are carried out
  • Working closely with the administration and other departments to ensure the smooth running of the business 
  • Communicate directly on behalf of MD with key stakeholders. Ensure a good flow of information between all parties
  • Compose, edit and proofread correspondence, documents and presentations, including to solicitors, investors, suppliers.
  • Act as a true ambassador!

What we are looking for!

  • Mandarin language essential
  • Must have solid experience as an EA, ideally 5+ years 
  • Excellent writing skills is essential as you will be fully responsible for drafting all correspondence on behalf of MD
  • Experience within hospitality hugely beneficial
  • An understanding of the Chinese working culture would be a bonus

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