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Executive Assistant

Posted 4 April by REED Featured Ended
Well-established and successful FMCG business based in Wakefield.

Due to retirement of the current Executive Assistant the business is looking to appoint a high caliber Office Manager/Executive Assistant to work with the Leadership Team (Board Directors) and other management levels.

As the Executive Assistant to the business you will:

• Be responsible for the CEO, Director and Sales diary management

• Be responsible for the day-to-day management of the office function and switchboard

• Making travel and accommodation arrangements for Directors and Managers to Europe and the Far East

• To administer pension, private medical and insurance business requirements

• To manage and administer HR issues with our HR provider

• Manage the post and courier requirements as necessary

The successful candidate will have a proven track record of:

• Shorthand minute taking preferable but not essential and issuing accurate records and actions resulting from Board and high-level meetings

• Maintaining personnel records with a high degree of confidentiality

• Adapting to and helping to manage change in a demanding and dynamic business

• Working within a budget for office consumables

The Board will want to see evidence of the following personal qualities:

• Experience of operating at Board level in a similar role/business

• An enthusiastic, self-starter with a can-do attitude and flexible approach

• An organised operator who shows exceptional communication skills yet displays confidentiality always

• IT literacy in Microsoft Office

This is an exciting opportunity to join a market leading and well-respected business in an executive capacity. In return for a notable contribution we will provide a competitive financial package and a challenging and rewarding career opportunity.

If you feel you have the relevant skills and abilities please contact as soon as possible to be considered for this calling 01924 203060 or email

Reed Specialist Recruitment Limited is an employment agency and employment business

Reference: 34825415

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