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Executive Assistant (Maternity Leave)

  • Organisation:National Football Museum
  • Location:Manchester, England
  • Salary:£22,000 - £26,000
  • Contract type:Fixed Term Contract / Full Time

We are seeking to appoint an experienced Executive Assistant with incredible organisational skills, a flair for diary management, and experience of dealing with senior team leaders and board members.

The role of Executive Assistant sits within the Senior Leadership Team. The overall aim being to support the Chief Executive (CEO), board of trustees and board committees; co-ordinate their
relationship with key stakeholders and partners and undertake the formal business of
membership, including the provision of a comprehensive secretarial and administrative service.

This work further extends to working with the Leadership Team and Project Manager to support the administration of key projects within the organisation such as undertaking investigations, preparing reports and submissions, compiling data and obtaining information to support the work of the CEO.

Qualifications and experience

  • Proven experience as an Executive Assistant /Secretary/PA
  • Experience of working with senior management or Boards of Trustees or similar
  • High degree of IT literacy – including using the full suite of Microsoft Office
  • Programmes (including MS Outlook and PowerPoint) with the ability to learn new
  • software packages quickly
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills – able to write coherently and
  • effectively
  • Ability to assimilate and effectively deal with important and confidential and sensitive
  • Information
  • High degree of diplomatic and social skills – confident communicating effectively at all
  • levels and with a diverse range of stakeholders
  • Able to act on own initiative, prioritise and meet deadlines
  • Proven ability to take and produce professional meeting minutes
  • Effective diary management
  • Eye for detail and ability to proofread with attention to spelling and grammar
  • Discreet and reliable
  • Team player
  • Work well under pressure and changing circumstances
  • Experience of managing clerical staff
  • Willingness to work flexible hours on occasion to meet deadlines

How to Apply

If you are excited by this opportunity and wish to apply, please send your CV to [email protected]

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