Executive Assistant

£33,558 to £38,541 pa, pension, generous annual leave
06 Feb 2024
14 Feb 2024
Job Title
Industry Sector
Contract Type
Full Time

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Philanthropy & Global Engagement (PAGE)

Executive Assistant to the Chief Philanthropy & Global Engagement Officer

Salary from £33,558 to £38,541 pa inclusive with potential to progress to £41,404 pa inclusive of London allowance.

Full-time, Monday-Thursday in the office with the option to work from home on a Friday subject to the role's requirement.

The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) is one of the most prestigious institutions of higher learning and research in the world. Founded in 1895, LSE counts 18 Nobel prize winners among its alumni and staff. In July 2023, we announced the appointment of incoming President and Vice Chancellor, Professor Larry Kramer, a visionary leader and scholar who will advance with the School’s ambitious strategy, LSE 2030, taking us to new heights.

In November 2021, we launched the public phase of Shaping the World, our major £350 million philanthropy and engagement Campaign to underpin LSE 2030 goals and to help shape the world for good in the process. More than 80% of our Campaign goal has been raised so far and there is huge momentum building as we advance the public phase.

The Chief Philanthropy & Global Engagement Officer operates to a busy schedule, involving a substantial amount of travel, and the Executive Assistant post-holder will play a key role in helping him to conduct business in a timely and efficient manner by providing high level administrative support.

What you will bring to the role

Here are some key qualities and experience we would expect you to bring to the role:

  • Secretarial/administrative experience at a senior level with a focus on complex diary management and financial administration.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills in dealing with external contacts and colleagues at all levels of the organization.
  • Highly organised and ability to plan, prioritise, multi-task and work to deadlines.

While not essential, we would love to hear if you have:

  • Experience of working in a large and complex organization.

We offer an occupational pension scheme, generous annual leave, hybrid working, and excellent training and development opportunities.

For further information about the post, please see the how to apply document, job description and the person specification.

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The closing date for receipt of applications is Wednesday 14 February 2024 (23.59 UK time).

Regrettably, we are unable to accept any late applications. Interviews will take place on Thursday 22 February.

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