Personal Assistant

Posted 15 November by Miss
£30,000 - £35,000 per annum
Croydon , Surrey
Permanent, full-time

Tropic Skincare, co-owned by Susie Ma and Lord Alan Sugar, is a multi-award-winning beauty brand leading the way in natural, cruelty-free and vegan friendly skincare, cosmetics and hair care. We have been recognised by The Sunday Times Virgin Fast Track 100 as the fastest growing beauty company in the UK and the London Stock Exchange in their shortlist of 1,000 Companies to Inspire Britain. It is our mission to help create a healthier, greener, more empowered world; our route to market is through our family of 10,000 Tropic Ambassadors for whom we’ve provided the products, business tools and confidence to start their own natural beauty business.

Tropic HQ is made up of a fast growing, vibrant team; we offer plenty of career development opportunities within a company culture that is passionate, supportive and positive.

We are currently seeking a Personal Assistant, to join our Tropic team based in Surrey, supporting the three most senior executives.This is a fast-paced role which will allow you to get involved in the various departments. The ideal candidate would be trustworthy, unflappable, be able to think on their feet and be pro-active in managing both business and personal life tasks.

The Personal Assistant job responsibilities will include:

  • Extensive internal and external diary management.
  • Co-ordinating global travel including; arranging travel insurance, hotels, visas and itineraries.
  • Taking minutes during confidential board meetings.
  • Supporting the three individuals with personal and Professional requirements.
  • Managing expenses.
  • Pro-actively solving problems.
  • Ad-Hoc office support.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • At least five years’ experience in a PA/EA at senior management level.
  • GCSE in English or equivalent desirable, demonstrating strong written and verbal English.
  • Proven record of working under strict confidentiality.
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills.
  • Vibrant, personable and friendly.
  • Pro-active, reliable and hard working.
  • Bright, articulate and thorough.
  • Work to tight deadlines.
  • Excellent skills with MS Excel, MS Office.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Adaptable, willing to take on extra work as required.
  • Ability to communicate effectively across all levels.

Other information:

  • Full time role: Monday to Friday.
  • Office is conveniently located just 3 minutes’ walk from Beddinton Lane Tram stop, which is connected to East Croydon and Wimbledon - both 20 minutes away.
  • Position available immediately.

Required skills

  • Energy
  • Flexible Approach
  • Organisational Skills
  • Senior Management
  • PA

Application questions

Have you ever worked as a pa for someone who hasn't had a pa before?
Have you had 5 years pa experience?

Reference: 38561850

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