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PA to Chief Executive

NFP People
Huddersfield (with some flexibility for home working) and occasional travel
£25000 - £26000 Per Annum depending upon experience
Closing date
1 Oct 2021

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PA to Chief Executive

We are looking for an experienced Personal Assistant to provide comprehensive administrative, secretarial and organisational support to the Chief Executive.

Position: PA to Chief Executive

Location: Huddersfield (with some flexibility for home working) and occasional travel

Hours: Full time, 37 hours/week with occasional out of hours

Salary: Circa 25-26k depending upon experience

Duration: Permanent

About the role:

As Personal Assistant you will provide first class support to the Chief Executive and act as the primary point of contact for Trustees, the senior management team, colleagues and external organisations.

Other key duties will include:


  • Communicate effectively with Trustees, staff and external agencies
  • Organise the Chief Executive’s diary
  • Organise travel and accommodation
  • Deal with correspondence
  • Organise, facilitate and gather information for board meetings
  • Company secretarial duties to cover the completion of Annual Returns
  • Work closely with the HR team for the effective smooth running of daily office administration


About you:

To be successful in the role of Personal Assistant you will need the following skills and experience:


  • Secretarial/business administration or office qualification
  • Proven experience within a senior administrative/secretarial role
  • Previous experience of Board and committee procedures
  • Experience of report writing and meeting tight deadlines
  • Ability to work on own initiative and within a team environment
  • Excellent communication and IT skills including PowerPoint, Word, Excel and Access
  • Exceptional time management skills and ability to prioritise work and meet deadlines
  • Ability to build relationships internally and externally


Although not essential, an understanding of charitable organisations would also be highly beneficial for this role.

About the Organisation

The organisation is a national charity and membership association specifically for nurseries. They work in partnership with nurseries, local authorities, national government and a range of partners to develop an environment in which early learning and care can flourish.

The organisation is committed to a policy of equal opportunities and is actively opposed to discrimination in society.

You may also have experience in areas such as: Personal Assistant, PA to CEO, Executive Assistant, PA to Board of Directors, PA to Group Directors etc.


We are Not-For-Profit People.

We recruit exclusively for organisations in the challenging Not-For-Profit sector. We’re fully behind the charities and bodies that aim to change the world – one project at a time. Whether you’re seeking exceptional leaders, committed staff or a combination of the two, you probably want to know exactly how we’re different and why it matters to you. We don’t do business as usual. We deliver a recruitment solution that replaces clunky, costly, contracted processes with a single, seamless solution.

Find Us
01234 815658
6 West Street
MK46 5HR
United Kingdom
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