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Posted 7 March by Sussex Recruitment Ltd Ended

Due to overseas business expansion our client is looking for a PA to the Directors for this leading manufacturing company. Based at their Head Office in Hailsham, East Sussex, the successful candidate for this new role will be a key supporting member to the senior management team. Working across the business the individual can expect a varied and dynamic work environment.


  • Full UK driving licence
  • Minimum of 10+ year’s proven PA / secretarial experience
  • Experience in an international business environment
  • Minute taking/shorthand
  • Foreign language preferable but not essential

Key Responsibilities

  • Directors’ diary management
  • Collation & preparation of monthly board/management reports
  • Collation and distribution of statistical management information packs
  • Organise travel, induction and welcome packs for new starters
  • Management of Directors' monthly expenses & car mileage
  • Management of key meetings and conference calls
  • Typing of correspondence and minutes of meetings
  • Welcoming VIP’s, customers and key suppliers
  • Organise all worldwide travel and accommodation
  • Develop and maintain a good working relationship with customers and suppliers
  • Manage key company events such as international sales meetings and key customer hospitality events both on and off site
  • To support the directors and senior management with varied administrative tasks

Personal qualities and attributes

  • Team player and self-starter
  • Outstanding communication skills both verbally and written
  • Strong time management and organisational skills
  • Track record of organising, coordinating and prioritising within given timescale
  • Results oriented with an ambitious outlook and a positive attitude
  • Very presentable with good interpersonal skills
  • Strong analytical skills and an eye for detail
  • Robust IT and secretarial skillset (Word, Power-Point, Excel and SAP)

In addition, candidates must be in possession of a full UK passport and willing to undertake European travel approximately 4 times per year.

We endeavour to respond to all applications; however, due to the large volume this isn’t always possible. If you haven't heard from us within seven days, please assume you have not been successful for this particular role. Thank you for your interest and please continue to look at our website for future opportunities.

Required skills

  • Communication Skills
  • International Business
  • Organisational Skills
  • Shorthand
  • Minute Taking

Reference: 34630192

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