Personal Assistant

£26542 - £26542

Our client is seeking to appoint a committed, dedicated and highly-efficient Personal Assistant to provide a high level of flexible support to the Executive Principle. You will ooze confidence and learn to second-guess the Principle's needs, demonstrating an outstanding example to your colleagues.

Arnold, Nottingham 
Mon-Fri 8am - 4pm
41 working weeks (Total paid weeks 46.51 this includes 35 days holiday + stats)

(Education Sector)

Key responsibilities:

  • Be responsible for confidential secretarial, administration and clerical duties relating to the Executives work
  • Maintaining a realistic and manageable diary
  • Organising and attending meetings and ensuring the Executive is well prepared for meetings; producing correspondence and collating paperwork
  • Carry out Performance and Development Reviews for the company team
  • In conjunction with HR Shared Service, provide administrative support to the staff disciplinary process, including the preparing and distribution of documentation prior to formal meetings
  • Organise agendas and take minutes of SLT and other meetings as requested by the Executive
  • To take responsibility for the events organisation for the company
  • Lead on the preparation of advertisements for vacancies across the company and, prepare and send out job details, obtain references and arrange interviews
  • To manage/be responsible for the development of PR & Marketing for the company
  • Oversee the strategic development of company Administrative Systems

The ideal candidate will demonstrate the following qualities:

  • Ability to work on own initiative with minimal supervision
  • An organised and thorough approach to work
  • Ability to see projects through form start to finish managing time and tasks effectively
  • Ability to manage a heavy workload and at times conflicting priorities as well as tracking progress on a wide range of tasks
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Able to provide a high level of customer service to stakeholders
  • Excellent typing skills with the ability to draft own correspondence
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Flexibility and a willingness to undertake varied responsibilities working alone or as part of a team
  • Able to work under pressure

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Previous experience in a PA/ EA role
  • Qualifications beyond A Level are desirable
  • A Level qualifications are desirable
  • Maths and English at GCSE or equivalent experience
  • Experience of organising and providing administrative assistance to a senior role
  • Experience of handling a wide range of enquiries and an excellent telephone manner
  • Experience of using Microsoft Office packages, particularly Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook

Please only apply for this position if you can evidence, on your CV, the essential elements of the post.

Should this not be the case, you will only receive an automatically generated email response to your application with no further communication.