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Executive Assistant to the Chief Executive (Maternity Cover)

Breast Cancer Now
London, Greater London (Hybrid)
£37,000 - £40,000 per year
Contract (12 month contract )
Job description

The role

To provide a comprehensive, efficient and proactive executive support to the chief executive and their office. This includes project support; assisting the chief executive with the drafting of internal and external communications; representing and inputting on behalf of the chief executive where appropriate, and supporting teams to understand the chief executives priorities. The role involves maintaining a cross- organisation view of the business and strategic needs of the organisation – to support the chief executive in the continuous smooth-running of the charity and in their external facing role /profile representing it.

About you

We’re looking for some with exceptional organisational, interpersonal and communication skills. Someone who is highly pro-active and has the ability to work with and across a range of internal and external stakeholders and can manage competing priorities and projects at a given time. Someone with experience of providing personal or executive support to a senior leader. 

About us

We’re Breast Cancer Now, the research and support charity. We’re the place to turn to for anything and everything to do with breast cancer. However you’re experiencing breast cancer, we’re here. 

The brightest minds in breast cancer research are here. Making life-saving research happen in labs across the UK and Ireland.  

Support services, trustworthy breast cancer information and specialist nurses are here. Ready to support you, whenever you need it.  

Dedicated campaigners are here. Fighting for the best possible treatment, services and care, for anyone affected by breast cancer.  

Why? Because we believe that by 2050, everyone diagnosed with breast cancer will live – and be supported to live well. But to create that future, we need to act now. 

Job description and benefits

The job description and our attractive benefits package are available for you to download.

Primary location of role and hybrid working

This role is primarily based in our London office.  However, our hybrid working model allows full-time staff members to work up to 3 days per week at home.

When applying

We hope you choose to apply for this role. In support of your application, you’ll be asked to submit your anonymised CV and a supporting statement. When applying please ensure you refer to the essential criteria on the person specification and clearly provide as much information as possible with examples to demonstrate how and where you meet the criteria. If you’ve any questions regarding this role please contact the Breast Cancer Now recruitment team in the first instance.

Breast Cancer Now is an inclusive employer committed to developing a diverse workforce.

Closing date 09:00 am Wednesday 29th November 2023

Interview date Week commencing 4th December 2023

Posted on: 15 November 2023
Closed date: 29 November 2023 at 09:00
Job ref: CORP/23/262074
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