Executive Assistant to CEO

A startup financial services firm based in Central London, with a focus on using technology to improve the world of personal finance, is currently looking to recruit an Executive Assistant, to support their CEO. This role would suit someone with at least 5 years’ experience, who has supported a CEO. With this company still being in growth mode, no two days will be the same, and therefore the ideal candidate must be willing to get their sleeves rolled up and tackle whatever challenges arise.

Duties include;

  • Extensive diary management
  • Booking internal and external meetings
  • Taking minutes at Board meetings
  • Inbox management
  • Overseeing office junior
  • Drafting and proofreading emails
  • Greeting clients
  • Screening calls
  • Liaising with external suppliers
  • Relocating office in the future – including looking at potential spaces, coordinating with external providers and project managing the move
  • General administration duties

Skills and experienced required;

  • Minute taking experience is essential for this role
  • At least 5 years’ experience, supporting a CEO
  • Confident
  • Ability to work in a deadline driven, and regulated environment
  • Sociable
  • Approachable
  • Good grammar and written English


This is a fantastic role for an Executive Assistant who is wanting to work in a fast-moving, fun and rewarding environment.

 Salary – £40,000 – £48,000 per annum + bonus + benefits 

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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