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Executive Assistant - Financial Services

Job Title: Executive Assistant - Financial Services
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Industry:
Salary: Up to £40000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
REF: 9988744441_1522858101
Contact Name: Zivile Asanaviciute
Contact Email: cv@projectrecruit.com
Job Published: 3 months ago

Job Description

A leading global company is looking for a proactive, well organised and experienced Executive Assistant to join their team on a permanent basis.

Based in central London, it is a unique opportunity for an individual who has a background in financial services and is eager to grow and go beyond the hired role.

The successful applicants should have very strong written and verbal English communication skills, feel comfortable interacting at senior levels and enjoy working in a fast paced and challenging environment. Strong project management skills and ability to remain professional and diplomatic while multitasking and juggling through the tasks are essential at this role.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage correspondence (email, interoffice, etc.)
  • Manage internal projects and planning department events
  • Organise domestic and global travel, creating expense reports
  • Be proactive in conflict resolution, and thinking outside the box to collaborate and find new solutions
  • Act as liaison for the leadership team and as a proxy for them in meetings and trainings as needed
  • Prepare research/ bios/ etc. for meetings
  • Handle confidential information with a high level of discretion

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree preferred
  • 5 - 6 years' experience in a similar role
  • Strong project management skills
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong problem-solving, strategic and creative thinking, and decision-making ability
  • Superior attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Distinctive proficiency in Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Accustomed to "open door" office setting