Personal Assistant

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Linear Recruitment Ltd
Wapping, Greater London
£26000 - £28000/annum
21 Jul 2017
20 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client is a leading mixed use developer, regenerating brownfield sites to create thriving new communities in attractive landscaped environments and creating exemplary places that reflect the status, prestige and global importance of our city. The company works through three operating companies, with dedicated management teams on each and every project.

Winner of the Queen’s Award for Enterprise for Sustainable Development in 2014, Our client's Vision is to be a world class business generating long term value by creating successful, sustainable places where people aspire to live.


As Personal Assistant (PA) to the Sales & Marketing Director you will provide extensive administrative and project support, including detailed and complex diary management, meeting support, travel planning, event/project management and you will work closely with the other PA’s ensure clear communication between the different departments.

Additionally you will work alongside the sales and marketing teams to ensure the daily running of the department, marketing suites, events and reporting is delivered on time and to the required standard. This would include managing the process for the production and distribution of internal papers (agendas, minutes, actions, etc).


• Extensive diary and time management.
• Work closely with internal colleagues as well as external contacts and contractors to ensure the department runs efficiently.
• Arranging travel, visas and accommodation.
• Manage the compilation and co-ordination of the departments reporting
• Handle incoming calls and correspondence.
• Documenting and issuing minutes, agendas and actions as required.
• Organising and submitting expense reports.
• Managing the Sales Director’s inbox, flagging and actioning where appropriate.
• Provide clear weekly look ahead and confirmation of all activity in the day.
• Control and produce customer correspondence.
• Assist the marketing team in management and organisation of high profile events both for St George and the Berkeley Foundation.
• Managing administrative and HR requirements for department.
• Deliver exemplary customer service consummate with the property business and within the protocols of a public sector-led business
• Meet and greet visitors at all levels of seniority (including customers) and to provide refreshments as and when required.


Technical Skills
• Typing speed 60 wpm
• Able to prioritise own workloads and to be able to work on one’s own initiative.
• Excellent organisational and administrative skills.
• Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office 2010 - Word, Outlook, Excel,
• PowerPoint
• Polite, professional, customer-oriented mind-set
• Organised and methodical. Ability to multi-task.
• Excellent attention to detail, flexible, adaptable and prepared to be ‘hands on’.
• Client focussed.
• Ability to work as part of a team.
• Ability to draft clear and focused letters and reports.

Personal Attributes
• Strong motivator, driven to achieve personal and team targets;
• Proactive approach and willingness to take on new tasks;
• Excellent organisational skills;
• Strong coaching skills and capability to develop a team;
• Keen eye for detail;
• Ability to influence others;
• Ability to cope under pressure and multi-task.
• Lead by example and demonstrate desire to share expertise, knowledge and skills with other team members
• Take responsibility for the implementation of initiatives within own sphere of duties
• To prioritise and organise own workload to be able to deliver against deadlines

• Proven experience of working at an Executive Team level.
• Experience of managing projects.
• Knowledge of office and administrative procedures and processes.
• Experience of producing effective minutes / agendas

• To be available to work after hours including, evenings, weekends and bank holidays when required occasionally.
• To undertake any other duties which are consistent with the basic objectives and or/ duties of the post