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Exec PA

  • 25,000 PA
  • Rochester, Kent
  • OFEX

The role is to provide effective and efficient backup support to the CEO and founder of a rapidly growing, successful organisation that is undergoing fast expansion. Working in a productive and operational environment, the role is varied, fast-paced and is not for the faint-hearted.

Main Duties:

Provide complete backup support and proactive management of the CEO's schedule, priorities and business commitments

Planning and managing workload - tracking deadlines, ensuring time scheduled to plan and complete work, etc

Supporting other members of the team as appropriate to business demands

Managing Sales & Marketing processes as well as lead, prospect and customer relationships

Social Media Management

Be an ambassador for the Company

Preparing documents including price lists, guides, information packs and presentations using PowerPoint, Prezzi and newsletters using MS Publisher

To be the 'eyes and the ears' of the business

Diary management and coordinating the activities of the CEO

Deal with all communications and correspondence in a confidential, professional and timely manner

Hands on assistance to the Operations Team during activity peaks

Any other duties as may be required to ensure the smooth and efficient operations and commensurate with position

Personal Attributes:

Oodles of get up and go!

Able to meet high expectations, demanding deadlines and work in a customer service led environment where priorities can change

Initiative - tons of it - absolutely essential - someone who can think and then take the most appropriate action - fast

Able to build instant rapport and relations with people from a variety of backgrounds both face to face and over the telephone

Cheerful, upbeat, 'half-full' personality with a 'can do/will do' approach and positive attitude

Able to cope with lots of change and new situations - on a regular basis

Flexible and adaptable - absolutely key

Copes well in a hectic environment, is unflappable and solution focussed

Be able to absorb information quickly and respond appropriately and positively

Resilient, self-confident, resourceful and unflappable

Able to work to strict deadlines and to the highest possible standards

High energy - low maintenance - strong worth ethic

Have pride in personal appearance

Be a team player as well as being able to work alone

Firm but fair approach when required to deal with 'difficult' situations

Have the imagination to see the vision and determination and focus to get things done

Essential Skills

High-quality audio typing skills

MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint

Very comfortable getting to grips with new software

Attention to detail

Desirable Skills:

MS Publisher and Prezzi


Previous experience appropriate to the role in a fast-paced environment

Additional Attributes

Clean driving license

Conditions of Employment

Starting Salary - £25000 + performance related bonus

22 days' holiday + statutory Bank Holidays

Car parking

Hours of work – 40 hours by negotiation between Monday - Friday

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  • Posted on: 26/01/2021 11:11