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Place2Be, Farringdon (On-site)
£39,999 - £40,000 per year
We are delighted to be recruiting an Executive Assistant to our CEO!
Posted 1 day ago
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The Migraine Trust, London (Hybrid)
£35,000 - £39,000 per year
We're the lead migraine charity, seeking an Executive Assistant and Office Manager to play a pivotal role in the organization.
Posted 1 day ago
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The Health Foundation, London (On-site)
£84,098 per annum plus excellent benefits
We are currently hiring for an inspirational Assistant Director with extensive experience of leading teams.
Posted 1 day ago
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Back-Up, SW18, London (On-site)
From £20,100 London Living Wage to £22,550 (pro rata) per annum dependent on experience
Are you passionate about making sure people get the support they need to transform their lives?
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The Latin Mass Society, London (On-site)
£21,600 - £24,200 (FTE)
London based Catholic Charity is looking to appoint a part-time Office Assistant.
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Mental Health First Aid England, E1, London (On-site)
£22,722.58 per year
We are looking for an IT Support Technician to support staff and with the overall IT business needs of the organisation.
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WeSeeHope, London (Hybrid)
£23,000 per annum
WeSeeHope is looking for a well organised and enthusiastic Programme Assistant to join our London team.
Posted 1 day ago
Praxis Community Projects, E2, London (Hybrid)
£22,976 - £24,981 per year
Looking for a motivated finance assistant with experience in an admin role within a similar sized organisation to support our business.
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Housing Justice, London (Hybrid)
£32,000 per year
Housing Justice is the national face of Christian action on housing need and homelessness.
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British Academy, London (Hybrid)
£23,750 per annum, plus excellent benefits
As the UK’s national body for the humanities and social sciences, the British Academy champions the study of peoples, cultures and societies
Posted today
Closing in 7 days
The College of Optometrists, Charing Cross (Hybrid)
£31,000 - £32,000 per year
We are looking for an Executive Assistant to support the College’s Director of Education and the wider work of the Education directorate.
Posted 2 days ago
Closing in 6 days
Centre for Ageing Better, England (Hybrid)
£24,123.00 per annum
If you are passionate about improving later life and have the skills to tell the stories of those we support, we’d like to hear from you.
Posted 2 days ago
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Farringdon, Greater London (On-site)
£39,999 - £40,000 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

We are delighted to be recruiting an Executive Assistant to our CEO!

As an experienced Executive Assistant, you will support our CEO and ensure the smooth running of the Chief Executive's office. This involves proactive diary management, making all necessary arrangements for internal and external meetings, understanding the CEO’s priorities and supporting through the efficient management of time and focus. You are a skilled problem solver and plan ahead. You are an expert communicator, on the phone, in all written forms including email and face-to-face. You work well under pressure, are self-motivated and can manage upwards.  You are creative, adaptable and a passionate team player who enjoys getting things done. You live our values of perseverance, integrity, compassion and creativity.

The role, at the heart of Place2Be, will involve liaising with all teams across Place2Be as well as our Chair and our terrifically committed Board of Trustees.  You will be responsible for minute-taking of Executive, Committee and Trustee meetings and organising board meetings. You will also have contact with a wide range of external stakeholders including head teachers, key partners from government and high level funders and supporters.

As a frequent first-point of contact in this fast-paced, dynamic organisation, you will play a key role in leading and reflecting the highest quality of standards and professionalism. We can depend on you to remember the finer details at all times. We are particularly interested in attracting applications from Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic backgrounds. You have integrity and are trustworthy. This role involves dealing with sensitive and confidential issues, discretion is key at all times. You will have a passion and interest in people, a commitment to making a difference in children’s lives so they can reach their full potential.

 

What will I be responsible for in my new role?

 

You will:

  • Provide administrative support to the Chief Executive Officer and act as Secretary, administering and taking minutes of Executive and Committee meetings
  • Manage diary, organise meetings and conference calls, book meeting rooms and refreshments, prepare agendas, source and provide briefings, follow up on progress, source and book external venues when necessary      
  • Liaise and interact with senior internal management, trustees and external contacts. Manage and administer all enquiries to the CEO’s office, prioritising as appropriate
  • Manage office in the absence of the CEO - keep abreast of developments, handle contacts sensitively, take and, where possible, deal with telephone messages and internal and external queries
  • Co-ordinate and organise visits and visitors         
  • Arrange travel and produce itineraries.

    As the successful candidate:

     

    You will:

  • possess excellent communication skills - written and verbal – with a confident and pleasant telephone manner, maintaining confidentiality
  • feel at ease communicating with a wide range of people, confidently building and maintaining relationships
  • possess the ability to work effectively with all levels within the organisation and with key external partners and funders
  • be proficient in diary management, report preparation, business writing and able to work at Director level in a busy office environment 
  • well organised, strong planner, unflappable, with experience of keeping calm and focused when working under pressure
  • possess the ability to use own initiative, be energetic and a self-starter
  • be numerate, have strong writing skills, demonstrating attention to detail and able to produce written documents to a high standard
     
  • 1st Interview date: 1st September at EC1V 4LW
     

    In return we offer you a range of fantastic benefits including:

  • Enhanced Annual Leave entitlement
  • Robust Learning and Development Programme
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Life Assurance, 4x Annual Salary
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Mobile Phone Discounts (EE Network)
  • Cycle purchase and season ticket loan schemes
  • Extended Maternity/Paternity Pay
  • If you share our core values of perseverance, integrity, compassion and creativity and have the counselling skills and patience to support some of the UK’s most vulnerable young people and families, we would love you to join us. It’s sensitive and demanding work – but hugely rewarding and fulfilling - you will be helping to give young people a brighter future.

More about Place2Be

Place2Be is a leading children's mental health charity providing in-school support and expert training to improve the emotional well-being&... Read more

Posted on: 08 August 2022
Closing date: 23 August 2022 at 23:59
Job ref: 1227
Tags: Admin,Management

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