Executive Assistant

London (Greater)
£50-55k (negotiable)
11 Jan 2021
19 Jan 2021
Job Title
Industry Sector
Contract Type
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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