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Executive Assistant

  • Location

    West London, London

  • Sector:

    HR & Executive Support

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £35000 - £36000 per day

  • Contact:

    Paige Young

  • Contact email:

    paige@kennedypearce.com

  • Job ref:

    BBBH14857_1561023006

  • Published:

    4 months ago

Executive Assistant 12 Month FTC

A Retail & FMCG Business.


Supporting the Senior Vice Presidents & members of the Senior Leadership Team. May provide project support and/or administrative support to multiple team members at the direction of his or her manager.


Summary of Key Responsibilities

  • Provides support to senior vice presidents and other members of the senior leadership team.
  • Lead by example in meeting deadlines, communicating effectively and ensuring processes are adhered to. The role will ensure that everything within your remit is completed effectively and within company guiding principle values and mission.
  • Work with other EAs/PAs to ensure relevant information is processed accurately and efficiently between functions. Act as a role model and professional administrator within the team and support co-ordinators across the business.
  • Interact with internal and external partners with integrity, honesty, and knowledge that promote the culture, values, and mission of the company.
  • Manage the SVPs / SLTs diary to ensure that their time is effectively organised and planned, has sole responsibility for his/her diary and for organising all meetings, booking rooms and ensuring he/she is fully briefed on every meeting.
  • Ensure the SVP's/SLT most effective use of time to fulfill their role. The senior executive assistant will be fully up to speed with the work of the SVP/SLT and be able to prioritise his/her work. They should keep themselves fully briefed with the activities of the whole business.
  • Manage the day to day meetings and activities, ensuring directors have all required information in good time for preparation purposes. Ensure that the SVP/SLT has completed any actions prior to meetings and support in the delegation of tasks following meetings.
  • Act as first point of contact for the SVP to ensure visitors and/or enquirers receive a good level of customer service, including greeting visitors and screening calls. The senior executive assistant should be fully aware of the SVPs/SLT work to be able to answer the majority of enquiries.
  • Provide full support to SVPs/SLT when chairing meetings as required, organising and providing refreshment as and when required.
  • Organise, co-coordinate and provide full administrative support and minute taking for cross-functional meetings. Ensure meeting agendas and minutes are compiled and distributed in a timely fashion.
  • Make domestic and international travel arrangements for the SVP/SLT and others members of the team, in the most cost effective manner and prepares travel itinerary.
  • Assist the SVP/SLT with routine correspondence and presentations. Follow up on all inward and outward requests for information, reports and correspondence.
  • Open, prioritise and where appropriate answer SVP's/SLT post and email to ensure that only essential information is forwarded; advise of any urgent matters arising from post/email so that such issues are dealt with on a timely basis. Compose replies to routine letters to enable the SVP/SLT to focus on more urgent matters; type reports and correspondence for the executive as and when required.
  • Complete monthly expense claims.
  • Organise and coordinate the various itineraries of visiting international partner visits and prepare immersion plans, which includes managing his/her diary and booking in training/meet & greet sessions for the first 4 weeks.
  • As requested, ensure that new partner immersions are planned and organised and work with Partner Resources to ensure that immersing partners are fully supported and set-up for success.
  • Undertake research and analysis and present findings at the executive's request. This will include some basic financial analysis.
  • Keep abreast of all organisational issues and have a good understanding of Starbucks' aims and objectives within the market, region and globally.
  • Supports with the interview process for PAs and executive assistants where necessary and completes relevant on boarding processes.
  • Support, coach & guide EAs and PAs


I am looking for a bright, diligent & proactive PA with a wealth of experience working as a personal assistant previously. If this role is for you please email me your CV to paige@kennedypearce.com
IMMEDIATELY AVAILABLE CANDIDATES TO APPLY ONLY.

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