Virtual Assistant - up to 16 hours per week

hourly rate depending on experience
20 Jul 2021
02 Aug 2021
Job Title
Industry Sector
Fashion, Retail
Contract Type
Self Employed
Part Time

A brilliant opportunity has arisen for a Virtual Assistant to support the busy founder of a growing lifestyle fashion brand on a part-time basis. This role will be for approximately 16 hours per week, ideally with hours spread across Monday-Friday or with 1 full working day and the rest of the hours spread across the other 4 days. This may increase over time.

Candidates must be set up as self-employed Virtual Assistants in order to be considered and will ideally be based in the London area as travel into London and the surrounding areas will be required up to twice a month initially.

Duties will include but are not limited to:

  • PA support to the founder, including but not limited to diary management, organising meetings, booking travel and accommodation
  • Company administration – including raising invoices, sending out invoices, preparing of documentation etc
  • Assisting with social media duties such as creating posts and content to be posted across the brands social media platforms
  • Communicating with the brand’s ambassadors & influencers, including confirming attendance to events, arranging their logistics/travel, inviting to photoshoots, making sure they’re producing user-generated-content as agreed
  • Managing the brands inbox and replying to emails
  • Assisting with the organisation of events – planning logistics, liaising with third party suppliers and guests, attending company events

Person Specification:

  • Set up as self-employed
  • Previous PA or Virtual Assistant experience
  • Tech savvy – competent using Canva. Strong Adobe Suite skills would be hugely beneficial
  • Confident working with social media platforms such as Instagram
  • Proficient using iPhone cameras for ad hoc photos during events etc
  • Fun and friendly personality
  • Confident and ambitious
  • Flexible and adaptable
  • Ability to use initiative and take ownership of tasks
  • Comfortable liaising with all levels of seniority

Hourly rate will depend on experience.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a fun, friendly and growing team with a great culture!

Lily Shippen are experts in recruiting top business support talent, including PAsEAs, Receptionists, Private PAs and Office Managers, on a temporary, permanent and fixed-term contract basis. We work with clients across the UK from our offices in London and Manchester, as well as servicing international and remote roles.

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