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Personal Assistant

  • Personal Assistant |
  • London, England |
  • Permanent | £25000 per annum

Part-Time Personal Assistant to the Group Sales Director
(Maternity Cover: FTC 12 months)
£25k pro rata (£15k actual)

Exciting and rare opportunity for an outstanding Personal Assistant looking for part time employment. Based in easily accessible central London, our client is a prestigious, independent publishing company who prides themselves of producing beautiful, high-quality work.

The successful candidate will provide the full range of PA support to the Group Sales Director in all aspects of management; our client is looking for an experienced individual ideally with some interest in the publishing industry. This is a part-time position, 3 full days a week, preferably Monday, Thursday and Friday. A commercially astute, technically strong candidate with a rigorous eye for detail will thrive in this position.

This is a varied and interesting role, responsibilities include:

  • Managing the Group Sales Director’s complex diary/inbox (Outlook)
  • Organising transportation and accommodation for frequent sales trips in the UK and abroad, as well as accounting for travel expenditure
  • Expenses
  • Preparing data and sales reports for weekly meetings
  • Upkeep of files
  • Taking dictation from time to time
  • Email correspondence on behalf of Group Sales Director
  • Assisting in order fulfillment for Book club/Folio sales
  • Organising the 2018 London Bookfair
  • Ad hoc office admin

The successful Personal Assistant will be joining a busy, hardworking team who are passionate about what they do. Skills and experience required:

  • Excellent organisation skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, especially Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to quickly learn how the business works
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Exercise discretion with access to sensitive information
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written

If you fit the bill and would like to gain valuable experience whilst applying your existing skill set in this dynamic work environment, please apply for this PA position today by sending your most up to date CV.

Please only apply for this role if you meet the essential criteria outlined. Due to the high volume of applications, we are not able to respond to each individual applicant and you will be contacted only if you have been shortlisted for this role. It can take five working days for us to read your CV so please wait to hear from us in regards to whether we will taking your application further. Spotlight Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer and all applications will be judged according to an equal opportunities policy. Thank you for your interest in Spotlight Recruitment.