Posted on July 9, 2024
Executive Assistant £55000 - £60000 per year Permanent

Samantha Gillespie

Senior Principal Consultant

A brilliant opportunity has arisen for an Executive Assistant to join a City Insurance Firm, on a six-month Fixed Term Contract basis (with potential for a permanent conversion).

With responsibility for supporting the Chief Administration Officer and Chief Finance Officer, this is an ideal role for an accomplished Executive Assistant with solid experience of working at C-Suite level.

Candidates MUST be available to interview/start ASAP.

Key responsibilities:

  • Provide Executive Assistant support to CAO and CFO
  • Extensive inbox and diary management
  • Board-level administration support
  • Preparation of documentation and correspondence
  • Event support and coordination
  • Facilitate meetings, inhouse and externally
  • Corporate hospitality both UK and International
  • Complex travel, hotel accommodation and visa arrangements
  • Processing expenses

Skills and experience:

  • Previous experience working as an Executive Assistant, ideally within the Insurance / Financial Services industry 
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills
  • Excellent communication /relationship building skills  
  • Proactive and a ‘doer’
  • Able to cope effectively with complexity and change
  • Ability to maintain high level of confidentiality, working with diplomacy and tact
  • Advanced knowledge of Outlook, Word, PowerPoint and Excel

Salary: £55,000 - £60,000 pro rata (DOE)

Lily Shippen’s business support team are experts in recruiting top secretarial, office administration and business support talent, including Personal Assistants, Executive Assistants, Private PAs and Office Managers, on a temporary, permanent and fixed-term contract basis. We work with clients across the United Kingdom, from our offices in London and Manchester, as well as servicing international and remote roles.