Executive Assistant to COO

An outstanding opportunity to join an extremely successful, well known and international corporate business in a high profile Executive Assistant role in the heart of City and Holborn. This prestigious opportunity will be suited to an Executive Assistant who has experience supporting at Director/ Chair level for a large, international company.


This is a professional yet energetic environment that creates a happy and dynamic place to work; they pride themselves on their exciting and positive culture.


Job Details:


Hours: 09.00- 18.00pm - with flexibility


Start Date: August 2020


Salary: £50,000 - £55,000


*The candidate will be inducted from home for the first month, the client has plans to return to the office in September COVID circumstances permitting*



Duties include but are not limited to:



  • EA supporting the Chief Operating Officer to undertake a variety of administrative, clerical and managerial tasks. Support the senior members of the business with their diaries, travel arrangements and administrative tasks as required. Exposure to project work, varied and complex tasks and projects.

  • Managing diaries and organising meetings and appointments, often controlling access to the COO

  • Greeting guests and organising lunches and refreshments for external visits

  • Acting as a first point of contact: dealing with correspondence and phone calls for the COO

  • Booking and arranging travel, transport and accommodation for the COO and Development team

  • Organising events and conferences

  • Reminding the COO of important tasks and deadlines

  • Compiling and preparing reports, presentations and correspondence

  • Creating and distributing meeting minutes

  • Liaise with the HR team to organise interviews and greeting candidates for recruitment in the Development team

  • Managing databases and filing systems



Experience and skills required:



  • An extensive background working as an EA within a large, international, corporate business.

  • The chosen candidate will have extensive experience working at Director / Chair level.

  • Discretion and trustworthiness will be an absolute must as they will often be party to highly confidential information.

  • The candidate must have a strong sense of responsibility and the ability to complete tasks with minimal supervision.

  • They will be extremely organised and have the ability to prioritise, think on their feet and use their initiative.

  • Strong Microsoft office skills required along with excellent verbal and written communications skills.

  • The candidate will be extremely bright, on the ball and able to cope with a busy work load and prioritise accordingly.

  • They will be energetic with a friendly and positive demeanour who always acts with professionalism and is able to support with the highest level of integrity and commitment.


Advertised by Office Angels, City branch Please note that due to a high volume of response Office Angels receive; only successful candidates will be contacted For the purposes of the Regulations, please note that Office Angels in the provision of these services will be operating as a recruitment agency. Office Angels are an equal opportunities employer

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