Personal Assistant

Posted 16 April by Langton Howarth Ltd
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My client is an independent luxury prestige sports car dealer with a global reputation for high end bespoke restoration, servicing, and retail of luxury cars. Everything is undertaken in house using their own in-house expert and time served technicians in their onsite workshops, paint room, trim rooms, and beautiful car showroom all under one roof. They are truly expert in providing total end to end solutions for the discerning car enthusiasts that require an unrivalled attention to detail and expertise synonymous with specialist cars.

We are recruiting for a brilliant PA position. The role is to support the busy CEO & Founder, a serial entrepreneur, with all administrative duties to support his daily activities and business as a Personal Assistant. The Executive Assistant will act as their right-hand person, undertake the diary and travel management of the CEO and ensure everything is prepared and readily available for their meetings/client appointments/car photo and video shoots on site and off location to take place successfully.

Office management duties will also be involved from managing reception, receiving enquiries for car sales, car servicing and bespoke restoration projects and managing them through from an administrative perspective to ensure excellent customer service levels. The Executive Assistant will also be the front of house, meet and greet clients on site to the show room and provide excellent follow up to enquiries made/appointments undertaken. Typing up and sending out car valuations, raising invoices, ensuring specialist car parts are ordered and received to meet exacting restoration project timelines are all part of the multifaceted PA role.

We are looking for a PA who takes significant pride in their work and surroundings. As a PA in this luxury car business, you must have a natural passion for luxury and specialist cars. An exceptional level of attention to detail is a must, someone who is super organised who can multitask to ensure multiple tasks/projects are completed seamlessly to delight the customer and make the work life of this fast paced and dynamic CEO easy and successful.

The incoming Personal Assistant will have a minimum 3 years’ experience of working as an Executive Assistant or PA ideally within super car retail or luxury car servicing/restoration, property development, wealth management or investment banking or similar industry. An ability to communicate excellently both verbally, in writing and someone who is excellently presented to represent the luxury car brands found on premises is a must. It is important that this PA can converse equally as well with high net worth clients through to mechanics, cleaners, suppliers all important to ensure the beautiful show room is sparkling, each client feels special and delighted when the cars are handed over from a sale or service or restoration project, and every business administration task is completed to the most exacting of standards speciality car clients deserve.

A full, clean valid UK driving license is required as you may well need to drive a specialist car to a photo shoot ever now and then! You must have the Right to Work in the UK right now and have an excellent command of the English language.

Required skills

  • Administrative
  • Customer Service
  • General Admin
  • Travel Management
  • Client Liaison

Application questions

Have you already worked as a PA/Exec Assistant for a CEO/Founder led business?
Do you have a natural interest/passion for luxury cars, F1 or specialist cars?
Do you live in the Harrogate/Wetherby/Ilkley area?
Do you have a full clean driving license?
Are you willing to undertake a Monday to Friday office based PA/EA role?

Reference: 52482702

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