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EA to Board Member - £50-55k - City

  • Location: London
  • Sector: Secretarial
  • Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 17/10/2017
  • Job reference: LW13102017
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EA to Board Member - £50-55K - City

We are looking for an amazing EA who is warm and intelligent, with superb communication skills and board level experience within the finance sector ideally.

The role is a wonderful opportunity to support at the highest level to a well-known financier and senior stakeholder within an amazing inclusive business, based in luxurious offices in the City.

The role is fairly traditional with the added bonus of some travel with your boss and we are looking for a candidate who is happy to provide support outside of work hours via email.

At Board level, expectation is high and we need a confident and poised individual who can command respect and act as an ambassador internally.

The role is supporting mainly 1:1 with ad hoc support to 1 additional person.

We are looking for a simply outstanding hire who is anticipatory, team spirited and always willing to go above and beyond.

Duties are as expected at Board level, with gatekeeping playing a key part and market intelligence, poise and professionalism, tantamount.

Job spec

  • Proactive management and handling of all business communication including inbox management; this includes drafting responses for review and dealing with urgent matters personally.
  • Organising travel (including private jets), hotel and restaurant bookings for all business travel arrangements worldwide including producing full and detailed itineraries
  • Acting as key point of contact with senior management team
  • Act as gate keeper i.e. screening telephone calls/emails and prioritising responses, using good judgement at all times
  • Tracking of business expenses
  • Liaising with personal PA on an ad hoc basis

Key personal characteristics:

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Excellent organisational skills to manage a complex and demanding diary including conflicts
  • Flexible, comfortable with working in a fast moving environment.
  • Ability to represent appropriately to senior figures within and outside the firm.
  • High level of personal responsibility in task management to ensure delivery.

Skills and Experience

  • Experience of working in an EA capacity for a senior individual, experience within the financial services industry is desirable.

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