Posted on June 27, 2024
EA Oldham £40000 - £50000 per year Permanent
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Lily Shippen

Managing Director

Executive Assistant

Location: Oldham, Greater Manchester  
Sector: Property  
Salary:  £40,000 - £50,000 (depending on experience)  
Working Pattern: 4 days in the office, 1 day from home

We are recruiting on behalf of our client, a dynamic and growing property company based in Oldham, for an Executive Assistant to support their two co-founders. This role offers excellent room for progression with the opportunity to shape and own the business support function.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide comprehensive administrative support to the co-founders, including diary management, travel arrangements, and email correspondence
  • Attend meetings on behalf of the co-founders and ensure effective follow-up on actions and decisions
  • Assist in clarifying and executing the company's vision and strategy
  • Leverage your network in Manchester to facilitate business growth and opportunities
  • Coordinate and manage special projects, ensuring deadlines are met and objectives achieved
  • Prepare reports, presentations, and other documents as required
  • Handle confidential information with discretion and professionalism
  • Liaise with internal and external stakeholders to support the smooth running of the business

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Proven experience as an Executive Assistant, ideally within the property sector or a similar fast-paced environment
  • Strong organisational skills and the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proactive and strategic thinker with the ability to anticipate needs and act accordingly
  • Strong network within the Manchester business community is desirable
  • High level of professionalism and discretion

This is a fantastic opportunity for an Executive Assistant who is looking for a strategic and fast-paced role within a scaling business. If you are driven, resourceful, and looking to make a significant impact, we would love to hear from you.

About Lily Shippen

Lily Shippen is a leading recruitment agency specialising in placing business support professionals in the UK. With a strong focus on executive support roles, we are dedicated to finding the perfect match for both clients and candidates. Our extensive network and expertise ensure a seamless recruitment process, helping businesses thrive by placing exceptional talent in the right roles. Discover more about our tailored recruitment services and how we can support your career or business growth at Lily Shippen.