Executive Assistant - Maternity Cover - £34k

  • Location
    City Of London, Greater London
  • Category
    Admin. Secretarial and PA - Executive PA
  • Contract Type
  • External Reference
  • Salary

Office Angels are proud to be in collaboration with a leading community organisation based in the heart of the City. Their housing department are looking to recruit a highly organised and efficient EA

Reports to: Deputy Group Director, Group Director's Office
Responsible for: PA to the Group Director and Chief Financial Officer
Contract: 12-month fixed-term contract, 35 hours per week
Salary: £34,000 per annum pro rata


  • Experience of working as a proactive EA/PA to an Executive Director

  • Line management experience

  • Extensive experience in co-ordinating internal and external meetings, with the ability to manage last minute changes

  • A good command of the English language and a proven record of accurate minute-taking

  • Excellent administration, office and IT skills including Word, PowerPoint, Outlook and Excel

  • Experience of working in an information sensitive environment

  • A demonstratable ability to liaise effectively with employees and external stakeholders at a variety of levels, communicating with clarity and confidence

  • Ability to research, analyse and summarise information.


  • A personal commitment to and enthusiasm for ethos and mission

  • Highly organised with the ability to work under own initiative and under direction

  • Self-motivated and proactive, with the foresight and judgement to act if required

  • Team player with excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to lead and build effective partnerships with individuals and organisations

  • Understands the importance of following through on commitments and meeting assigned deadlines

  • Articulate and confident communicator, adept with dealing with people at all levels - external and internal

  • Ability to assimilate complex issues into simple messages

  • Excellent phone manner coupled with an ability to communicate clearly and to listen effectively

  • Assertive with an outcome focused approach and friendly and helpful disposition

  • Tactful and diplomatic when dealing with sensitive issues

  • Ability to prioritise workloads, work to deadlines, and work under pressure - managing competing demands effectively

  • Excellent attention to detail with the ability to work to a high degree of accuracy

  • Flexibility and adaptability, including attendance at meetings outside core working hours, including some evenings and, on occasion, weekends

  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality at all times.

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