PA/Executive Assistant

Job Title: PA/Executive Assistant
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Ashington
Salary: £12.00 - £15.00 per hour
Start Date: 2019-07-03 00:00:00
Reference: 067110296
Contact Name: Jane Amis
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 03, 2019 13:50

Job Description

Personal Assistant to Senior Executive
Based in Ashington, Northumberland
£12.00 - 15.00 per hour depending on experience

We are looking for an experience PA/EA to support a senior Executive within the Education sector in Ashington. The hourly rate for this role is £12 - £15 per hour, depending on experience. This is a temporary assignment for approximately 2 months, starting immediately.

This is a challenging Executive Assistant role where you will need to be highly proactive and adaptable, navigating changing priorities and obstacles efficiently. The successful candidate will have previous experience working as an EA/PA, supporting high-level members of staff.

Duties for the Executive Assistant will include:
  • Managing all communications including emails, post and calls - taking appropriate action as necessary
  • Complex itinerary planning, pro-actively researching and considering reasonable alternative cost effective travel, often with last minute changes
  • Organising senior level management meetings
  • Creating agendas and collating relevant documentation for meetings
  • Attending meetings and company events
  • Minute taking
  • Chasing up actions points
  • Collating and checking board packs
  • Carrying out specific projects and research as required
  • Dealing with all expenses

Skills and Experience required for the Personal Assistant:
  • Recent experience working as a Personal/Executive Assistant to a Senior Executive in a busy environment
  • Good IT skills, comfortable working with Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Confident communicator both over the phone and by email
  • Exceptional organisational skills and ability to multi-task
  •  Experienced with complex diary management and organising complex meetings

The hours of work are Monday to Thursday 8:30am - 5pm and a Friday 8:30am - 4:30pm.This position is being managed by Pertemps Newcastle who are acting as an Employment Business in regards to this vacancy.