Westminster, Greater London
£28,000 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

What Works for Children’s Social Care is looking for a Personal Assistant to support the Chief Executive and Management Team. This is an exciting role in a high-performing, busy and friendly team. The candidate will need to have excellent communication, relationship and administrative skills and be highly organised to be able to manage competing priorities.

The role

  • Take responsibility for the diary of the Chief Executive of What Works for Children’s Social Care ensuring that time is used efficiently and in line with agreed priorities. This will include scheduling meetings, appointments and public speaking engagements, booking rooms and refreshments, including larger meetings (4+ people) organised by the team.

  • Ensure the Chief Executive is always in the correct place, on time and with all relevant papers and information required.

  • Scheduling team meetings (e.g. checking diaries, booking rooms, setting up video and conference call facilities).

  • Book all travel arrangements including international, organise accommodation and provide itineraries.

  • Respond to and resolve a range of queries, channelling to the appropriate area as necessary or screening politely, leaving the Chief Executive to concentrate on the most important matters.

  • Act as an ambassador for What Works for Children’s Social Care, building strong relationships with the team and external stakeholders; managing incoming mail and invites and overseeing received correspondence. 

  • Preparing or typing correspondence and research as and when required and creating and managing contact databases.

  • Compiling professional standard documents 

  • Communicating with people outside the organisation (e.g. partners, funders, clients) by telephone, email and in person.

Posted on: 20 July 2021
Closed date: 02 August 2021
Tags: Admin

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