Executive Assistant

Hybrid Part time Temporary
£21.40 / Hourly
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Job Description

Are you a strong, confident, experienced Executive Assistant looking for a temporary part-time role? Do you have experience in a Higher Education setting? Do you pride yourself on good organisational skills along with strong verbal and written communication?

If yes, Signature Recruitment is looking for a part-time Executive Assistant to support two high profile Academics in a prestigious Higher Education establishment in London. This is a part-time role of 3 days a week for a two-month position with the possibility to extend. It is hybrid role but the post holder should have a degree of flexibility as to working arrangements. The ideal candidate will be able to work in a busy and demanding, often challenging academic environment.  A typical day could include scheduling meetings, general diary management, assisting colleagues. You will also have a high level of experience in Minute taking, be able to take instruction and produce well written Minutes of long complex meetings.

Executive Assistant Key Responsibilities:

  • Supporting high profile Academics across a dual department – working in the Operations Team and assisting The Research Centre
  • Organising diary management and supporting business and events
  • Arranging and assisting with internal and external meetings with students and academics
  • Preparing well written Minutes in long detailed Professor and Departmental meetings
  • Managing external programme administration
  • Other ad-hoc administrative duties as required

Executive Assistant Key Skills:

  • Executive Assistant Experience in a higher education setting is essential
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills to confidently liaise with senior members of the team and other stakeholders
  • Good organisational skills with the ability to prioritise tasks
  • Highly proficient in IT – particularly The Microsoft Suite, specifically Excel. Also skilled at using Zoom for arranging, scheduling, and running meetings. Familiarity using Dropbox

This is a great opportunity for an experienced Executive Assistant with a strong work ethic and resilience to join a prestigious London educational establishment. If you possess the experience and skills required, then please apply today!

While we aim to respond to every applicant, the volume of applications may result in delayed communication. If you do not receive a response within a week, your application may not have been successful on this occasion, but we will keep your details for potential future opportunities.


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