Executive Assistant to Deputy CEO and Leadership Team

Location
London (Greater)
Salary
£28,000 -£32,000, Dependent on Experience + Benefits
Posted
14 Aug 2019
Closes
22 Aug 2019
Ref
505817
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Executive Assistant to Deputy CEO and Leadership Team

This is an exciting time to join our client in the newly created role of Executive Assistant to Deputy CEO and Leadership Team.

You will have a strong track record of supporting the organisational leadership with their day to day administration and logistics. They’re looking for someone who is passionate about supporting young people and wants to work in a dynamic, ambitious and creative organisation.

About Our Client:

They provides young people aged 8-25 with high quality services, delivered through a network of 3,536 local youth organisations across the UK. Together they offer support, advice and training to over 1.5 million young people to equip them with skills for the future and help them engage in education, volunteering and employment.

About the role:
They are recruiting a personable, organised and highly efficient Executive Assistant to support Deputy CEO  assisting with all aspects of their day to day organisation, administration and logistics. You will also be required to provide ad- hoc support to other member of the Senior Leadership Team.

This is an ideal role for someone who is passionate about supporting children and young people and seeking to build up their knowledge of the charity sector. You will use your initiative, sound judgement and drive to provide proactive and reactive support. You will be determined, driven, pragmatic reliable and have a positive approach to your work. You will be tactful, eloquent and able to confidently handle information of a sensitive nature effectively. You will be able to quickly develop a good understanding of different stakeholders and liaise with them in positive and professional manner. The ability to juggle competing priorities, manage diaries and write professional emails and reports is vital.

This newly created role provides an excellent opportunity for a high energy, ambitious applicant seeking to develop their skills and experience to really make this role their own. To succeed you will need a positive, can do attitude, a flexible approach to work and a willingness to work irregular hours on occasion. Above all, you will have an interest in changing young people’s lives for the better and providing effective support.

Why work at them?

They are a passionate and committed team offering a friendly working environment with lots of opportunities for professional development and socialising with colleagues through activities such as office yoga, lunch and learn sessions and potluck lunches; as well as optional out of work social events such as bowling, tennis, baking and karaoke.

This role will be located at their new Head Office in Westminster. With multiple public transport links, a bright, modern and engaging working environment and access to local green spaces, the river Thames, cafes, bars and shops. They also benefit from a staffed reception, 24 hour access, showers and cycle storage, with a modern kitchen and communal spaces as well as free fruit and breakfast provided for all staff. 

They pride themselves on being an Equal Opportunity employer and they would particularly welcome applications for this role from those who identify under one of the protected characteristics under the Equality Act 2010, which include race, age, disability, gender, religion or belief, and sexual orientation.

They value the differences that a diverse workforce brings and are committed to inclusivity, and to employing and supporting a diverse workforce. Their selection procedures ensure that people are treated on the basis of their relevant merits, experience, skills and abilities and that no individual receives more or less favourable treatment. They can offer flexibility through the interview process and endeavour to accommodate candidate’s needs.

As this role involves working in a regulated environment with young people any offer will be conditional to satisfactory background checks which include criminal record check and employment reference.

What they can offer you:
A salary of £28,000 -£32,000, dependent on experience and other benefits including:
•    27 days annual leave plus bank holidays (pro rata for part time staff)
•    Pension scheme (currently they match employee contributions up to 5%)
•    Membership of their life insurance scheme which would pay out up to 4 times your salary
•    15% off at Cotswold Outdoor, Snow+Rock, Runners Need and Cycle Surgery.
•    Employee Assistance programme to support employees both professionally and personally

They are committed to investing in the personal and professional development of everyone at their organisation. Every staff member is entitled to 1 days paid development per calendar year in addition to the 2 days charity wide staff training days as well as volunteering leave one full day or two half days per calendar year.

How to Apply:
Please apply online to receive further instructions on how to complete the application process.

Closing date for applications will be the 19 August 2019. Interviews taking place in the Week commencing 26 August 2019

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 Ref: SR505817

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