How to apply
Do you have the energy, enthusiasm and experience to support a senior Director?
A highly innovative and well-known health charity who are leading the fight against a growing health crisis across the UK are recruiting an Executive Assistant to join their vibrant Engagement and Fundraising Department to cover a period of maternity leave for up to 12 months. This is a vital role working for a busy Director, the right candidate will be a valued member of the team and will succeed alongside a broader network of Executive Assistants in what is a highly collaborative environment.
You will provide day to day support to the Director of Engagement & Fundraising by proactively managing their diary, scheduling appointments in line with priorities and crucially acting as their first point of contact where appropriate and importantly. Alongside broader administrative tasks you will also be involved in various projects and excitingly, you will have the opportunity to lead on organising the division's annual department away day! This role also involves the coordination of the department planning and maintains an overview of the important reporting processes.
It is essential that the successful candidate recognises the urgency and importance of enquiries, fielding all correspondence, whilst consistently ensuring confidentiality and knowing the best approach to communicate information and in what capacity.
Successfully working in a similar capacity, you will be confident in managing all administrative aspects of an executive support role, proactive in your approach you will strive to build a productive and mutually beneficial relationship which will enable the Director to maximise their performance and delivery. You will be experienced in managing a busy and diverse workload while also maintaining a consistent output that demonstrates a high standard of accuracy and attention to detail. Importantly, we are seeking personable individuals who will relish the opportunity to develop productive internal and external relationships and who has a conscious and measured approach to communication, especially while representing the Director via correspondence in their absence.
Does this sound like the opportunity for you?
Please apply by submitting your CV via this website. A full job description will be provided by Prospectus to applicants who are successful at the initial selection process.