Executive Assistant

/Executive Assistant
Published: September 22, 2021
Location
Leeds
Job Type
Specialism
Salary
£35,000 - £45,000
LWR Reference
LW-47274

Description

This is a special and unique opportunity, to work for this superb business who are leaders on an International basis within their field, focusing on working with businesses to tackle a Global environmental crisis.  Working with leading technology, this business are forging a way forward Internationally via Education and Consultancy and have an absolute focus and passion for the work that they do.

The CEO of the business, who is on a personal mission to tackle this crisis, is an incredibly intelligent and commercially astute individual, is  looking to recruit a highly skilled and experienced Executive Assistant, to offer support within every area of his work.  Working Internationally, he is led by varying time zones and a key element to this role of Executive Assistant, is to proactively manage a complex Diary, working within International time zones to effectively manage his time.

For this role we are looking for someone with a high emotional IQ, true empathy and positivity will come naturally to you, along with a superb level of efficiency, organisation and attention to detail within every area of your work.   This role will be fully remote, therefore you can be based anywhere in the UK, but will involve some travel within the UK and Internationally, once travel returns.

What we are looking for:

  • Similar experience of working as an Executive Assistant at CEO or a similar level is essential
  • You will have experience of managing a complex diary and working Internationally with varying time zones
  • Strong minute taking skills, to take minutes and complete action points for meetings
  • A proactive approach to all areas of your work with exceptional organisational skills
  • A natural relationship builder to nurture relationships with clients and stakeholders
  • A process orientated individual who enjoys developing ways to complete tasks, whilst focusing on continual improvement - ultimately striving for excellence in what you do
  • Able to plan ahead, prioritise and ultimately contribute to a very positive morale where bringing your A-Game is an every day aspect to your role
  • Thinking ahead for the CEO, planning every possible eventuality

What will be involved:

  • Ultimately providing the highest level of support to the CEO, effectively managing his time and all business support areas
  • Organising all meetings which maybe via Video, in person both within the UK or Internationally based, inviting attendees and coordinating all elements.  Ensuring the CEO is kept fully updated and is prepared ahead of the meeting, with all necessary documentation or presentational material needed
  • Thinking ahead for the CEO, prompting within all areas and ensuring he is briefed ahead of time for meetings or projects, keeping up to date with all areas of his work
  • Full logistics for International travel including travel bookings, hotels, restaurants with itineraries for each
  • Attending and minuting meetings effectively
  • Being an Ambassador for the CEO, both within the business and externally with all stakeholders, being positive and always helpful in your communication, building and nurturing relationships with no ask or query being too much
  • Organising Events on and ongoing basis and Annual events and Trade Shows for which the CEO and you will occasionally attend
  • Any other project work to support the CEO with any areas of involvement in addition to personal organisation

This is a superb opportunity, for which the right person is vital.  Culture is incredibly important to the CEO and he has created a positive, polite and incredibly effective environment where responsibility and pride in your work in addition to continual learning is key.

If you have the skills and crucially, the level of experience that this role requires, please send your CV or contact us immediately. Without the above outlined experience your application will not be considered.

We are unable to reply to every individual application.

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