Executive Assistant for CEO Job in London at I Do Consultancy

Borehamwood, City of London, Hertfordshire, Full Time £25k - £30k

Summary:

A successful and growing Taxi company is seeking an Executive Assistant to report directly to the Founder and CEO. The Executive Assistant’s overarching duty will be to support the CEO across all areas of his role, in an efficient and flexible manner to reflect the business needs.

Skills Required 

    • Outstanding communication and people skills: you will need to possess excellent communication skills as you will often being the first point of contact for the CEO
    • Excellent time management skills: you will need to possess exceptional time management and organisational skills to be able to deal with a multitude of tasks and a range of priorities
    • Proficient information Technology skills: you will need strong IT skills and be competent in the use of most Microsoft Office applications including Outlook, PowerPoint Word and Excel

Main Duties and Responsibilities

Administrative duties:

    • To assist the CEO in organising their administrative workload.
    • Liaising with the CEO regarding the events of the day and following up actions.
    • Maintain complex diary management, arranging meetings as appropriate with accurate notes. Ensure that matters arising from meetings are dealt with by the appropriate people.
    • Make any telephone calls as requested by the CEO and follow up any resultant actions.
    • To deal with electronic mail, both incoming and outgoing, in a secure, efficient and confidential manner.
    • Support the Senior Management Team in the organisation and detailed planning of special events, such as away days and charity events.
    • Organise workload and prioritise on a daily basis using your own initiative and knowledge of the work with minimum supervision from the CEO.
    • Maintain a high degree of confidentiality with regard to issues concerning members of staff and all stakeholders. Respond positively with tact, sensitivity and awareness to all stakeholders in relation to duties undertaken.

Sales support duties

    • Support CEO with sales materials as requested for social media sales leads
    • Draft correspondence and other documentation to the CEO’s specification
    • Use CEO’s LinkedIn account to make connections and build a strong network
    • Write regular business related posts for CEO to publish

Experience required

    • Minimum of 3 years as a successful PA or Executive Assistant
    • Fleet / Taxi / PHV industry experience is preferable

Characteristics needed:

    • Positive, ‘can do’ attitude
    • Willingness to learn and grow with the role
    • Highly trustworthy
    • Flexible and willing to change plans depending on the business needs
    • Self starter who uses initiative
    • Dependable to finish tasks without prompting

More information:

    • Office based 3 days a week across the key London sites. Home based 2 days a week.
    • Ideally the candidate must drive from home.
    • Salary dependent on experience. Range £30-£35k
    • Full time
    • Holidays 28 days
    • Immediate Start

I Do Consultancy recruits first class candidates for hand picked clients. We work with successful and well respected companies, knowing that the selected candidate will be treated with respect and kindness within their new role.

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