Junior Personal Assistant

Location
Reading
Salary
£21000 - £25000 per annum
Posted
11 Jun 2019
Closes
09 Jul 2019
Ref
00095924
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Sector
Public Sector
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
THE COMPANY:
A small but established and growing software business in Reading providing mission-critical services that help Utility companies keep the lights on and the water flowing. This is an exciting time to join a multi-national team as the company prepares to bring several new products to the market.

THE ROLE:
This role comes with an abundance of variety and the opportunity to work across many areas of business. You'll be working directly for the Managing Director who is a successful entrepreneur having founded the business from scratch in 2012. You will provide support for all aspects of the MD's busy lifestyle and will be instrumental in helping him prioritise his time and maintaining a healthy work/life balance. The successful candidate will become the MDs "go-to" person and trusted advisor on a range of matters so loyalty and reliability are essential personality traits.

Aside from business administration, you'll be involved in customer meetings, product concepts & design reviews and any other areas the MD requires assistance with. In return, you'll receive mentoring and the opportunity to grow your career within the business as well as a rare insight into entrepreneurship and how companies are built.

This role is open to professional individuals with at least 1 year's work experience in any sector. If you're bright, have the determination and the right attitude then you'll be given the opportunity to reach your full potential with on-the-job training and support.

LOCATION & TRAVEL:
You must be based in Reading and will work from a mix of company/customer office locations and from home as needed. Occasionally you may be working internationally as the business expands. A full UK driving license is desirable but not essential.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Managing diaries and organising meetings, often controlling access to the MD.
- Event coordination and assistance
- Booking and arranging travel, transport and accommodation
- Managing databases and filing systems
- Producing reports, presentations and meeting minutes
- Maintaining up to date documentation
- Liaising with staff, suppliers and clients
- Assisting products design teams
- General administrative and ad hoc duties as required

PERSON SPECIFICATION:
- Discretion & trustworthiness - often working with confidential information
- Loyalty and reliability
- Positive "can-do" attitude
- Excellent organisational skills and the ability to multitask
- Well presented with good oral and written communication skills
- Good working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint and the ability to learn company-specific software as required.

BENEFITS:
- Starting salary £21-25k p.a. depending on experience.
- 25 days holiday
- Paid time for approved charity work
- Flexible working
- Amazing learning and personal development opportunity

** Interviews will take place in June and July with a start date of July or early August. **

Direct applications only - no agencies please.

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