EA to Senior MD | Executive Search | 2 days WFH | 12 months FTC

EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT TO SENIOR MANAGING DIRECTOR

up to £55,000 + (generous) Benefits  + (Disc.) Bonus

London (West End) | Hybrid 2 (to 3 days) WFH

12 MONTHS FIXED TERM CONTRACT | Start ASAP

COMPANY: Our client is a well-known and sought-after global Executive Search firm. Their teams are highly experienced, highly motivated in delivering results, and very busy. Overall, they look well after their staff, reflective across their benefits, staff promotion, retention, and reputation.

ENVIRONMENT:  You will be able to work with a high-performing team, and grow with the business, being able to work of several projects from inception through to completion. All of their business support staff works in a very tight-knit way, and have a strong collaborative team spirit.

MAIN DUTIES: They are currently looking for a dynamic Executive Assistant to provide 1st class business and project support to the Senior MD Level Principal of a specific practice. In this role, you will gain exposure to a fast-paced environment, but you will always be supported if/when needed, and will be highly involved as a true right-hand extension of the Principal. Main duties include:

  • Manage meeting requests, and last-minute calendar changes (including at times, different time zones).
  • Schedule travel arrangements in detail (including at times, different time zones).
  • Support the Partner by preparing for both internal and external meetings (from aiding research, to collating necessary info, to organising locations, and ensuring internal CRM is constantly up to date).
  • Assist with organising and maintaining all relevant materials for various meetings.
  • Process expenses, and ensure all information is collated as needed.
  • Other general and ad-hoc responsibilities within the Business Support remit (helping the Office Manager, Events team, etc.).

CANDIDATE: This is a fantastic opportunity for someone with a min of 10-15 years of professional experience in a busy, fast-paced environment, and who’s looking for the next career step.

  • Confident working in an environment with different (and sometimes conflicting) priorities.
  • First class communication skills, with a proactive mindset.
  • Strong drive to complete tasks from inception through to completion.
  • Strong team spirit and always looking to learn from the wider Business Support team.
  • Excellent track record supporting a busy team/office within Executive Search (desirable, but not essential).
  • Minimum 5 years in a busy position within Executive Search, or Financial Services (desirable, but not essential).

To apply for this job email your details to jcalcao@selectusconsultants.com

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