Are you a professional, experienced and skilled PA with the ability to work at CEO level? Are you organised, flexible, motivated with meticulous attention to detail? Can you juggle multiple tasks with the ability to remain calm under pressure? Do you have excellent communication and relationship building skills with stakeholders at all levels and can you maintain discretion at all times? Could you ensure the CEO receives excellent PA support?
The National Deaf Children’s Society is the leading charity dedicated to creating a world without barriers for deaf children and young people.
If you have answered yes to all these questions, then this role presents an excellent opportunity for you to establish yourself as a PA at CEO level. This position requires management of a varied workload, issue resolution and prioritisation of tasks. You will have outstanding organisational skills and the ability to remain positive and flexible at all times. You will provide a broad high-level administrative function including diary management, minute taking, managing confidential correspondence and information, as well as working with Trustees. You will organise meetings as well as occasional functions and travel itineraries. You will be able to support and complement the CEO’s style and add value to the CEO and governance team, and the wider organisation.
You will provide leadership to the PA group, which includes the Governance and Planning Administrator to ensure consistency and continuous improvement throughout the senior management team. You will oversee the coordination of the internal seminars and reception cover which is provided by the PA group.
The successful candidate will be proficient in using all Microsoft Office packages and with the ability to efficiently produce and present written information to a consistently high standard. You will have the confidence to deal with issues in the CEO’s absence and communicate tasks effectively.
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The closing date for applications is 9am on Monday 30 October 2017.
We expect interviews to be held in our London office on Tuesday 7 November 2017.
If a disability or long term condition makes it difficult for you to complete our application form, please contact us to discuss alternative formats.
We strive to provide an accessible recruitment process. If you require reasonable adjustments to submit your application please contact us. If you need adjustments for your interview please tell us in the equal opportunities section of the application form. We will contact you if you are short listed. Additional information about the support we can offer is on our jobs page.
The National Deaf Children’s Society is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and expects staff and volunteers to share that commitment. We are also committed to promoting work-life balance amongst its staff.
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