Administrator Position: Administrative Assistant Location: Westminster, London Job type: Full Time, Permanent Hours: 37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday Salary: £24,000 per annum Closing Date: 4 April 2019 About the role: It's delivering support at the heart of a world famous institution. It's feeling inspired to deliver to the very highest standards and joining the professional business behind the monarchy. This is what makes working for them exceptional. The Private Secretary’s Office supports The Queen in her duties, organising official programmes, and taking responsibility for everything from speeches and correspondence to official presents and congratulatory messages to members of the public. Working at the heart of the central team, and reporting to the Executive Assistant, you will provide pro-active and wide ranging secretarial support. You'll assist with the organisation of diaries, meetings, appointments and correspondence as well as helping to manage travel arrangements. In addition to this, you'll support a range of activities unique to this extraordinary organisation, such as official events and engagements. As a key point of communication, you'll be in regular contact with external organisations and colleagues across the Household on a daily basis. By providing support to the wider team, you'll also ensure the overall smooth running of the offices. In this challenging and high profile environment the standards you aim for will be your greatest challenge, and your greatest reward. About you: Ideally with some previous administrative or secretarial experience, you’ll be looking to take the next step in your career. Organisational skills and an ability to prioritise are vital in order to manage this busy and varied workload, as well as strong attention to detail in everything that you do. Confident using a range of IT packages, along with excellent drafting skills and attention to detail, you'll be capable of responding to general correspondence. You'll also need superb interpersonal and communication skills and be able to liaise with people at all levels. Proactive and self-motivated, you can use your initiative and composure to resolve any query that comes your way. With good judgement, sensitivity and a willingness to help others, you'll quickly become a trusted and indispensable member of the team. Above all, you’re flexible and proactive approach will enable you to work efficiently within a dedicated team who are proud of the support they deliver every day. As part of this role you'll be required to travel to other Royal residences for up to six weeks throughout the year. The successful candidate will go through DV clearance as part of the pre-employment checks. You may have experience of the following: Administrator, Admin Assistant, Office Administrator, Administrative Assistant, Office Assistant, Customer Service, Admin Support, Administration Assistant, Administration, Customer Service Administrator, Data Entry, etc.