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Executive Assistant

  • Location

    Bury St Edmunds

  • Sector:

    Office Recruitment Services

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £30000 - £35000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Paige O'Connell

  • Contact email:


  • Contact phone:

    01284 765700

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  • Published:

    about 2 years ago

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I am currently working with a Bury St Edmunds based business in their recruitment of an Executive Assistant supporting the CEO and Senior Management teams. This is a business that has a clear purpose, which is supported by a common set of values which drives their decisions, form their principles and unite them as an organisation!

This position requires a candidate to have a minimum of 4 years' experience working at an Executive Assistant level, reporting directly to senior management. You must be flexible in your working hours as on occasion this role will not be a 9-5 job! Due to the business working across various time zones, you will be expected to start and finish at varying times.

The type of candidate this role requires is someone with a strong character, who is resilient, persistent and works in a methodical manner. You will be required to manage staff, so experience of this previously is essential. You will need to be incredibly organised, professional and able to work discreetly and sustain a high level of professionalism at all times.

They also offer a number of benefits and a competitive salary. These include but are not limited to:

•Learning and development opportunities
•Cycle to work scheme
•Gym membership
•Enhanced Maternity & Paternity benefits
•Social opportunities
•Enhanced annual leave 25 days + bank holidays (3 day Christmas closure)
•Long Service awards
•Healthcare Cover

Main Responsibilities and Tasks include:

•Provide support to the CEO and Senior Leadership team by planning and managing team meetings, diaries, including managing agendas, booking conference calls/meeting rooms, catering etc. for CEO and SLT as required
•Liaison with Group Executive Assistants to ensure the CEO and other leadership team members are supported in their preparation for Group functional and board meetings
•Working across various time zones and being available as required
•Travel co-ordination including arranging flights, taxis and accommodation for senior management team and other staff members as required, ensuring a cost-effective service is always provided
•Management of site administration duties, including line management of Reception staff and lead on site catering events, in partnership with catering providers
•Producing PowerPoint presentations and reports
•Preparation of documents for meeting
•Maintain a strong working relationship with other departments

If you feel you have the relevant experience required to be considered for this position, please send your CV in today! If you would like more information please contact Paige in the office today to discuss in more detail.