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Surfers Against Sewage
Saint Agnes
£19,500 per year
Marine conservation charity Surfers Against Sewage is looking for a Personal Assistant to support our Chief Executive and executive team.
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Saint Agnes, Cornwall
£19,500 per year
Permanent, Part-time
Job description

The role of Personal Assistant to the CEO is a new role for SAS and reflects the growth of the Charity to date as we celebrate our 30th year, and it is also an important step to help realise our ambitions for the future.

You will not only provide personal assistance to the CEO, but you will also support the successful delivery of key meetings within the SAS team, as well as for trustees and for external events.

You will have experience of supporting a CEO and executive team in a dynamic environment. You will be organised, discreet and, importantly, you will be able to work well and communicate effectively with all different types of people – from employees to trustees to donors. You are the sort of person who will thrive in working in a fast-paced campaigning environment.  Event management experience would be an advantage.

You will have an authentic and infectious passion for the ocean and conservation.


 Personal assistance to the CEO

  • All aspects of diary management ensuring a manageable, smooth-running schedule for the CEO
  • Managing travel booking as required
  • Ongoing interaction with all relevant key contacts for the CEO which could include SAS team members, trustees, donors, media etc.
  • Support the CEO to prepare presentations and reports as needed
  • Filter and prioritise emails.
  • Manage monthly expenses.

Meetings and wider team support

  • Managing meetings proactively and reactively
  • Preparing agendas through liaison with relevant team members
  • Supporting the successful running of external events
  • Answering telephone calls which come into the main office line and occasionally responding to general emails on behalf of the wider SAS team
  • Providing “hands on” assistance to the wider SAS team to prepare and collate materials and support items for our Ocean Activists

Other duties & responsibilities

  • Adopt a positive approach to personal and professional development
  • To be aware of, and act on, relevant governance responsibilities and requirements as an employee of SAS and adhere to these wherever you are working
  • To maintain confidentiality in all areas of work at SAS
  • Demonstrate a strong commitment to creating an inclusive, equal and diverse workplace.

Personal Specification

  • Proven experience as a successful PA in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
  • Displays strong organisational skills, able to manage own work priorities and support those of the CEO
  • Works with exemplary personal and professional standards and can maintain confidentiality
  • Exemplary time management and punctuality - meeting deadline, adapting to changes in priority and working flexibly
  • Has strong interpersonal skills and demonstrates integrity and reliability
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Is passionate, resilient and conveys a positive attitude
  • Deals with conflict and pressure maturely and rationally
  • Adept at engaging a variety of cross-sector stakeholders and managing diverse relationships
  • Experience of optimizing IT with excellent knowledge of Microsoft suite and telephone systems

How to apply

To apply, please submit your CV and cover letter explaining how your skills and experience meet the requirements of the role. 

Closing Date for applications: Friday 20th March  

Interview Date: Interviews are expected to be held on Thursday 2nd April / Friday 3rd April at SAS HQ in St Agnes, Cornwall.

Surfers Against Sewage values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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Surfers Against Sewage

Surfers Against Sewage is a national marine conservation and campaigning charity dedicated to protecting the ocean and we won’t stop unti... Read more

Posted on: 25 February 2020
Closing date: 20 March 2020
Tags: Admin,Governance

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