Executive Assistant to CEO

Posted 7 March by Lucy Walker Recruitment Ltd


Executive Assistant to CEO

£30-35,000 plus performance related Bonus + Excellent Benefits package including superb Pension Scheme

35 hour week

Leeds City Centre

We are recruiting for a unique Executive Assistant opportunity within a market leading client of ours within the financial services sector. This is a superb opportunity for a professional Executive Assistant with a strong degree of commercial acumen. A tenacious, confident and highly organised individual with strong experience gained as an Executive Assistant within a corporate or commercial environment, to provide a 1st class level of business support to this strategic CEO.

As an Executive Assistant, on a daily basis your duties will involve a variety of the following:

  • Effective diary and meeting management for the CEO with all associated logistics
  • Taking detailed and comprehensive minutes in SMT meetings, ensuring agendas are met and decisions are actioned and followed up
  • Taking responsibility for all administrative functions within the CEO's office - maintaining storage and records of meetings and reports
  • Managing all correspondence via telephone, email and post; filtering relevant communication through to the CEO and delegating or responding to others, acting as an Ambassador for the CEO
  • Producing documentation, presentations and reports for meetings; booking the venue and organising catering
  • Using your commercial acumen to always ensure the most effective use of the CEO's time
  • Taking on ad hoc project management work working with the CEO

To succeed in the role of Executive Assistant you will show the following skills and experience on your CV:

  • Strong academic achievements; ideally of graduate calibre or A Level educated
  • 3+ years' experience as an EA or senior PA, ideally to a CEO or Board member within professional or financial services
  • Strong knowledge of MS Office with proficient minute taking skills
  • The ability to communicate with internal and external contacts in an effective manner
  • Able to work exceedingly well when under the pressure of multiple deadlines
  • The ability and willingness to work flexibly as and when the role requires

Due to the amount of response we receive, unfortunately we are not able to give feedback to individuals, if you have not heard back within 7 days please assume that you have not been successful for the role you have applied for.

Required skills

  • CEO
  • MD
  • Executive Assistant
  • Business Assistance

Reference: 34626623

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