• PA to CEO & COO of Fashion Brand

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    Title PA to CEO & COO of Fashion Brand
    Description
    • MUST HAVE STRONG FASHION AND RETAIL BACKGROUND
    • MUST HAVE EXPERIENCE SUPPORTING MORE THAN ONE DIRECTOR

    About The Client
    My client is a multi-channel brand with a strong heritage. My client now has over 100 shops and concessions in the UK and internationally, selling women’s and men’s clothing as well as accessories and home ware.

    They are a sociable, talented and like-minded bunch and all proud to be part of such a great brand, and passionate about the customers. They believe people are at the heart of the business, so they’re committed to building and sustaining a sense of community and togetherness.

    Job Description
    The role of PA to CEO and COO – Fashion Brand will entail:

      • Extensive diary management, ensuring Directors are well prepared and informed for all meetings and confidentiality is maintained at all times
      • Supporting the organisation of events as required
      • Thinking ahead to plan the diaries of four busy Directors, anticipating Director needs and understanding the outcomes when diaries are consistently fully booked
      • Extensive UK and overseas travel arrangements for Directors, including the booking of flights, hotels and taxi’s
      • Organisation and minute taking of meetings, when required
      • Monitoring, responding and distributing incoming communications (phone, email, post, etc.)
      • General administration including expenses, maintaining office systems, filling, etc
      • Record and manage holiday requirements for Director teams
      • Effective liaison at all levels internally & externally
      • Work closely with the Executive Assistant to CEO and cover any absences
      • Providing reception cover as and when required

    The Successful Applicant
    The ideal candidate for the role of PA to CEO and COO – Fashion Brand will be

    • Previous experience working as a Personal Assistant to multiple Directors.
    • Experience gained within a busy, fast-paced office environment, such as retail.
    • Strong experience of managing diaries which are consistently fully booked with demonstrated experience of anticipating the Director needs and diary outcomes
    • Experience of booking UK and overseas travel
    • Advanced knowledge of MS Office programs, including Word, Excel and Outlook
    • Demonstrable experience of successfully managing multiple, competing priorities within tight timeframes
    • Confident and professional with good attention to detail
    • Proactivity with excellent organisational, time management and planning skills
    • Resilience and flexible when working under pressure
    • Strong interpersonal skills – able to communicate and interact at all levels
    • Good understanding of handling confidential information is essential.
    • Complete discretion when dealing with confidential work and difficult situations
    • Experience of working in a Retail head office environment

    What’s on Offer
    The successful candidate will have:

    • competitive salary
    • excellent company benefits – including cycle to work scheme
    • social company to work for
    • generous staff discount and allowances
    • interest free season ticket loan
    • great Central London location
     Salary £32,000 – £36,000 pa
    Location London
    Email
     Website pagepersonnel.co.uk
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    Molly Dyson

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