Role details

PA to Directors

London   •   £14 - £18 per hour (£29,118 - £37,437)   •  Temporary

Bullet points

  • Must have supported within Fashion at Board level

About Our Client

My client is a multi-channel brand with a strong heritage. My client now has over 100 shops and concessions in the UK and internationally, selling women's and men's clothing as well as accessories and home ware. Intricate details and considered design touches reflect their personality and make them subtly distinctive.

They are a sociable, talented and like-minded bunch and all proud to be part of such a great brand, and passionate about the customers. They believe people are at the heart of our business, so we're committed to building and sustaining a sense of community and togetherness, where everyone feels like they're part of something special.

Job Description

The role of PA to Directors - High Street Fashion Brand will entail -

    • Extensive diary management, ensuring Directors are well prepared and informed for all meetings and confidentiality is maintained at all times
    • Diary management of the Buying & Merchandising calendar, working effectively with multiple colleagues across both teams
    • Supporting the organisation of Shop conferences, and other events.
    • Thinking ahead to plan the diaries of three busy Directors, anticipating Director needs and understanding the outcomes when diaries are consistently fully booked
    • Extensive UK and overseas travel arrangements for Directors, including the booking of flights, hotels and taxi's
    • Organisation and minute taking of meetings, when required
    • Monitoring, responding and distributing incoming communications (phone, email, post, etc.)
    • Supporting the Sales Director with Customer / Retail related activities which could include accompanying on shop visits.
    • General administration including expenses, maintaining office systems, filling, etc
    • Record and manage holiday requirements for Director teams
    • Effective liaison at all levels internally & externally
    • Work closely with the Executive Assistant to CEO and cover any absences

The Successful Applicant

The ideal candidate for PA to Directors - High Street Fashion Brand will

  • Previous experience working as a Personal Assistant to multiple Directors.
  • Experience gained within a busy, fast-paced office environment, such as retail.
  • Strong experience of managing diaries which are consistently fully booked with demonstrated experience of anticipating the Director needs and diary outcomes
  • Experience of booking UK and overseas travel
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Office programs, including Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Demonstrable experience of successfully managing multiple, competing priorities within tight timeframes
  • Confident and professional with good attention to detail
  • Proactivity with excellent organisational, time management and planning skills
  • Resilience and flexible when working under pressure
  • Strong interpersonal skills - able to communicate and interact at all levels
  • Good understanding of handling confidential information is essential.
  • Complete discretion when dealing with confidential work and difficult situations
  • Experience of working in a Retail head office environment

What's on Offer

The role will offer:

  • Great London Location
  • Excellent offices
  • Great employee benefits
  • Competitive salary
  • Chance to be part of a growing international brand

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