Role details

Executive Assistant (Maternity Cover)

Edinburgh   •   £22,000 - £24,000   •  Temporary

Bullet points

  • well organised experienced executive assistant
  • well known authority based in city centre edinburgh

About Our Client

Our client is a well known organisation that supports the FMCG sector in promotion consumption and enhancing reputations whilst informing key decision makers.

Job Description

The Executive Assistant will be responsible for the following;

  • Provide full support to the Corporate Relations Director and proactively manage, plan and coordinate their diary
  • Support the Corporate Relations division, ensuring full and effective running of divisional meetings and events
  • As part of the Administrative support team, work in conjunction with two other Executive Assistants, the PA to the CEO and Receptionist in Edinburgh to support the Executive team and staff as required
  • In the absence of the Receptionist, work in conjunction with the other Executive Assistant in Edinburgh to support with the smooth running of the Edinburgh office, directing incoming calls appropriately and greeting visitors

There is shared responsibility amongst three Executive Assistants to provide administrative support to the CEO in the absence of the PA to the CEO. This may also include preparing and attending Board meetings.

The Successful Applicant

The ideal candidate will have the following skills and experience;

  • Experience in providing admin support, including diary management, for senior level management
  • Some experience of minute taking
  • Experience of dealing with health and safety within an office environment
  • Intermediate level in Microsoft Office applications (Excel, Outlook, Word etc.)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and work with a high degree of confidentiality
  • Must be able to work with minimum supervision, be self-motivated and be able to use own initiative
  • Must be highly organised and have a methodical approach to work
  • Must be able to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines

What's on Offer

Competitive salary and benefits

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