Executive Assistant

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  • Sector:

    Administration & Office

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  • Salary:

    Up to £10.83 per hour

  • Contact:

    Samantha Beale

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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We are currently looking for an experienced PA to join a local prestigious organisation based in Taunton, Somerset. Within this position you will be dealing with the Chief Executive Office and interacting with Senior Management teams and external clients, therefore a professional attitude is essential. You will need to be able to manage different priorities in a very challenging and changing environment.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Diary Management for CEO including travel arrangements (where appropriate)
  • Setting up and arranging remote meetings via Microsoft Teams
  • Minute taking at meetings online and face to face
  • Distributing agendas and minutes for meetings
  • Following up on action points from management meetings
  • Taking phone messages and passing detailed information to relevant personnel
  • Writing and arranging presentations

Preferred Skills:

  • At least 5 years previous experience in a PA or administrative role
  • Ideally 2 years PA experience at Director level
  • Computer literate - competent at using Word, Excel, Outlook and Teams
  • Excellent numeracy and literacy skills
  • Ability to communicate at all levels both internally and externally

Personal Attributes:

  • Able to cope well under pressure
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and manage own work load
  • Polite and professional manner

The role is initially home based, with some requirement to attend on site meetings. This is a full time position working 9am - 5pm, 37 hours per week.

Rate of pay is £10.83 per hour and it is on an ongoing temporary contract, initially for up to 3 months with the potential to be extended after this time.

Meridian Business Support is acting on behalf of our Client as a Recruitment Business.