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Executive Assistant

Posted 21 February by REED Easy Apply Featured Ended
Job Title: Executive Assistant
Company: Reed Specialist Recruitment
Reporting to: Technology Director and Director of Group Finance and Property
Base Location: Raynes Park, London
Salary: £26,000 - £28,000

What the role looks like:

As an Executive Assistant to both the Technology Director and the Director of Group Finance and Property, you will be responsible for helping to provide support across administrative, communication and reporting tasks.

Your key duties will include administrative support such as email organisation, diary management, screening calls, travel expenses management, document workflow and management, minute taking, HR process management and external vendor and event management. You will also help to manage team communications such as newsletters, team awards, coordinating events and tracking events and celebrations. The other main aspect of your role will involve creating and managing various board reports and KPI’s for the two Directors.

What can REED offer me in return?

Not only will this role offer a good salary package, but we also offer a variety of other company benefits. You will receive 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, the chance to buy, sell and carry over holiday, paid sabbaticals after every 5 years of service, long standing service awards, a discount scheme, pension, season ticket loans, access to health insurance, free eye tests, personal development schemes, paid rewards for innovative ideas, childcare vouchers and many, many more!

What makes a good Executive Assistant?

The ideal candidate will have previous experience in a similar PA or EA role and will also be self-confident and tenacious with the ability to work on your own initiative whilst working under pressure. You must have an eye for detail with excellent organisational skills, including the capability to multi-task and prioritise. Your communication skills must be exemplary with the professionalism to deal with clients, directors and the handling of sensitive people-related issues on a daily basis. Your discretion is vital to this role due to the level of confidential information you will have access to.

You must also possess excellent Word and PowerPoint skills and intermediate Excel skills, whilst you must be highly literate with strong numerical skills as some analytical work will be involved.

Who are Reed Specialist Recruitment:

Reed Specialist Recruitment (RSR) is the largest part of the Reed Global Group (, which also includes Europe’s biggest jobsite -; one of the world’s leading Welfare To Work providers - Reed In Partnership; and the UK’s leading training provider - Reed Learning.

We have been operating since 1960 when Sir Alec Reed first set us up and he has now handed over the reins to his son James Reed, so we are still a family run business to this day. Not bad for a company that has more than 3,000 permanent employees working across 425 business units in 180 locations worldwide, including Europe, the Middle East and Asia Pacific!

All job offers are subject to satisfactory references and compliance with vetting requirements applicable to the job role. Reed Specialist Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer. We aim to ensure that no candidate or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, race, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief, age, gender reassignment, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity. We are a MINDFUL EMPLOYER and offer a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria.

Reed Specialist Recruitment Limited is an employment agency and employment business

Reference: 34086490

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