Executive Assistant - Home Working Available

Location
London
Salary
£28,000 - £40,000 depending upon experience and location
Posted
09 Jul 2019
Closes
23 Jul 2019
Ref
1309
Contract Type
Permanent

We are looking for someone special to join our clients team as Executive Assistant to support their CEO and Directors.

Position: Executive Assistant (Foundation Executive)

Location: Central London or Flexible (but with the ability to be in central London when required)

Hours: 35 hours per week (but open to part time for the right candidate)

Salary: £28,000 - £40,000 depending upon experience and location

Contract: Permanent

Benefits: Minimum annual leave 27 days per year (not including bank holidays), minimum employer pension contribution of 10%, private medical insurance, Life Assurance, Income Protection, Interest-free travel loan, an Employee Assistance Programme, a commitment to wellbeing and development and opportunities for flexible working

Closing Date: 23rd July 2019

Interview Date: 8th and 12th August 2019

The Role

We are looking for someone special to help our client achieve their vision. As Executive Assistant you will provide support to the CEO, Directors and Trustees to enhance their effectiveness in delivering the Foundation’s activities and projects in line with the strategic plan. You will also act as the first point of contact for the Foundation. This will be a varied role and your responsibilities will include:

 

  • Administrative support to the CEO, Directors and Trustees.
  • Supporting the Office Coordinator when needed.
  • Ensuring grant agreements and documentation are kept up to date.
  • Keeping track of payments and reporting schedules.
  • Organising meetings accordingly.

 

You may also take on a number of grant relationships and contribute towards the decision-making process for new grant approvals.

About you

As the Executive Assistant you will be proactive and collaborative and able to adapt quickly to different situations. You will be purpose driven, energetic and enthused by new ways of working and proactive in your approach to working with others. You will relish working with a small, dynamic and collaborative team where you can work independently and handle a wide variety of activities and competing demands. We anticipate you will bring with you:

 

  • Experience in a similar role working with a small, high-functioning team.
  • Experience of working in a dynamic office environment.
  • Exceptional diary management, scheduling and meeting organisation.
  • Demonstrable experience of working with Boards, preparing agendas and papers, attending meetings and minute taking.

 

Experience of working within a Foundation or not-for-profit organisation would also be preferable, but isn’t essential.

Our client is keen to receive applications from candidates who feel that they embody the values, behaviours and attributes listed in the job specification even if you currently don’t currently have all the specified experience.

There is significant opportunity to expand the roles and responsibilities of this position to meet the future needs and goals of the Foundation and to support the successful candidate to develop skills and experiences helpful for their future career.

About the Organisation

Our client is a new, dynamic and innovative family foundation, borne out of the purpose-drive Skagen Conscience Capital family office. Their purpose is to contribute to the future security and wellbeing of our world and they aim do this in ways that are imaginative, collaborative and unexpected. They can do this because they are an independent foundation looking to do things differently.

You may also have experience in areas such as Executive Assistant, Personal Assistant, PA, EA.

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