Executive Assistant

12 March 2024

~ Executive Assistant to SLT
~ Salary up to £35,000 p.a.
~ Hybrid working; 2 days in office & 3 days WFH
~ Exceptional benefits!
~ East Manchester

We are delighted to be supporting a highly reputable East Manchester based organisation, in their search Executive Assistant to start on a full time, permanent and hybrid basis. The right candidate will benefit from their fantastic benefits package and personal growth and professional development.

The successful candidate will have current EA experience and the ability to support and manage senior leaders, this is an important new role in the executive function, supporting the senior executives of the Group and therefore only candidates who have genuine, proven and demonstrated experience can be considered.

In this role you will be:
– Working at Executive Director level, wholly involved in supporting their day-to-day business activities
– Organise travel itineraries, arrange appointments, liaise with other business units, and have delegated responsibility for some departmental administration
– Provide a full EA support function, e.g., maintain the diary, open and screen mail, establish filing system, preparation of meeting packs, agendas and minutes etc
– Responsible for organising/managing large events

In order to do this role, you will need:
– Excellent standard of Maths and English
– Significant experience in an Executive Assistant role
– Demonstrated experience supporting high-level senior leaders
– Ability to foster a culture of teamwork
– Strong organisation and time management skills
– Excellent knowledge of Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Visio
– Excellent written and communication skills
– Capability to self-regulate & work unsupervised away from the office
– Highest levels of professionalism and ability to use judgement, discretion, tact, and diplomacy
– Flexibility and adaptability to juggle a range and variety of tasks and on occasion work extra hours to meet deadlines

This genuinely is a wonderful, varied, fast paced, forward thinking, innovative, diversity embracing and employee investing organisation who offer an incredible package which includes:
– An excellent annual leave entitlement (29 days PLUS 8 Bank Holiday)
– Hybrid working – 2 in the office and 3 working from home
– In-house training programme which offers you the chance to up-skill and further your career through a wide range of recognised qualifications
– Career development opportunities
– 18.1% employer pension contribution
– Discounts on health care through Simply Health
– Free, confidential support service provided by an external organisation
– Cycle to work scheme saving you 25% on your cycle purchase
– Access to lots of offers with well-known national retail brands

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