Personal Assistant

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a professional and hard-working Personal Assistant with around 2-6 years’ experience to join a reputable financial services company based in the heart of Manchester City Centre.

This role will support members of the Senior Management Team.

Duties will include:

  • Booking travel and accommodation
  • Diary and inbox management
  • Organising meetings, attending meetings on occasion
  • Meeting and greeting clients and guests on arrival to the office
  • Answering and diverting phone calls.
  • Undertaking research on behalf on the team and creating presentations
  • Fielding calls, answering enquiries and taking messages.
  • Some personal duties when required
  • Corresponding on behalf of Senior Managers via email and post
  • Liaising with clients and internal and external staff/stakeholders
  • Organising and project managing marketing events and presentation
  • Updating and maintaining filing systems
  • Processing expenses

Person Specification:

  • A minimum of four years’ experience supporting at a senior level in a PA/EA capacity
  • Financial services experience preferable
  • Team – player
  • Good attitude and flexible approach
  • Hard-working and ambitious
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Confident and personable character
  • Strong Microsoft package skills, specifically MS Office, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Highly organised and conscientious

This role would suit a candidate who is looking to work within a fast- paced and challenging environment and is able to handle a significant workload and ever-changing priorities. This role is a brilliant opportunity for a candidate to become a well-respected member of a hard- working and sociable team.

The hours for this role 8:30am -5:30pm but flexibility is required to meet the needs of the business.Salary is up to £30,000 per annum (depending on experience).

Lily Shippen is a specialist Recruitment Agency that focuses on placing the best administrative, secretarial, PA, EA, reception and office support professionals into a range of sectors in Manchester, Leeds and London, on a temporary, permanent and fixed term contract basis.

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