Title Executive Assistant to join Top Tier University – Immediate Start!
Location Central London
Salary £17.51 per hour
Job Type
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An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our client, a renowned London University, as an Executive Assistant at their busy Education Office on a short-term temporary basis with immediate start. Our client is seeking an experienced EA / PA to provide seamless and professional support to the Head of Faculty and Governance Stakeholders.

The Executive Assistant will have a track record of arranging and supporting meetings, complex diary management and a highly organised approach to manage their workload efficiently. A key element of this role involves liaising with senior level staff and key stakeholders to effectively manage complex diaries, therefore the ideal candidate will demonstrate excellent communication and organisation skills. If you a seeking a challenge to start immediately, please read on!

Executive Assistant Key Responsibilities:

  • Oversee and manage an electronic diary, taking the initiative to plan, set up and accept appointments and bookings
  • Provide secretarial support to the Board; organising Committee schedules, writing agendas / papers / minutes and managing action logs
  • Organise and actively participate in Committees, including drafting reports/briefing papers, collating and circulating papers, producing agendas and taking minutes
  • Manage travel arrangements, including flights, hotels and conference bookings, in the UK and abroad
  • Communicate and liaise with senior members of the College as well as external organisations, partner trusts and alumni
  • Handle electronic correspondence / telephone calls and manage general enquiries from staff, students and external visitors
  • Undertake ad hoc research for projects as requested by the Head of Faculty or senior management

Executive Assistant Skills and Experience:

  • A minimum of three to four years’ experience working in an EA / PA / Office Manager position
  • Previous experience working in the higher education sector is highly desirable
  • Highly IT literate including Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Excellent communication skills and confident liaising with senior level staff
  • Previous experience handling complex diaries and travel arrangements
  • Highly professional, smart appearance and adaptable

If you possess the necessary skillset and are seeking an exciting opportunity to work in Higher Education, we look forward to receiving your application!

Whilst we will endeavour to contact you following your response, occasionally due to the high volume of applications this cannot always be possible. If you have not had notification within 7 days unfortunately your application may not have been successful this time but we will keep your details on file and may contact you with future opportunities.