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Personal Assistant to Executive Director of Policy and Campaigns

Policy and Campaigns
Salary range:
24479 - 29213
Working hours:
35 hours per week
Reference number:

Personal Assistant to Executive Director of Policy and Campaigns
London office with potential for flexible working
£24,479 - £29,213 per annum
35 hours per week

Are you a professional, experienced and skilled Personal Assistant with the ability to work at Director level? Do you have experience of providing excellent administrative support to Directors? Are you organised, flexible, motivated with meticulous attention to detail? Do you have excellent communication and relationship building skills with stakeholders at all levels and can you maintain discretion at all times?

If you have answered yes to all these questions, then this role presents an excellent opportunity for you to establish yourself as a Personal Assistant supporting the Executive Director Policy and Campaigns. You will have outstanding organisational skills and the ability to remain positive and flexible at all times. You will provide a broad high-level administrative function including diary management, minute taking, managing confidential correspondence and information. You will organise meetings as well as occasional functions and travel itineraries. You will be able to support and complement the Executive Director’s style and add value to the Policy and Campaigns team.

The successful candidate will be proficient in using all Microsoft Office packages with the ability to efficiently produce and present written information to a consistently high standard. You will deliver the administrative systems that support the department, identify problems and put in place measures to improve their effectiveness.

To apply for this role, you will have to complete an online application and specify how you meet the person specification criteria, as outlined in the job description. To do this, we suggest that you download the job description from our website prior to starting your application.

Currently, the application process works best on desktop / laptop devices.

The closing date for applications is on Sunday 11 April 2021 at 23:59.

We expect first round interviews to be held in virtually on Thursday 22 April 2021.

A disclosure check will be sought in relation to the successful applicant for this post. This will be shared with Human Resources and may also be shared with the Safeguarding Manager and the relevant management team. All applicants must also complete a self-disclosure form.

We strive to provide an accessible recruitment process. If a disability or long term condition makes it difficult for you to complete our application form, please contact us to discuss alternative formats. If you require reasonable adjustments for taking part in the interview, please indicate this in response to the corresponding question in the application form.

Additional information about the support we offer is on our jobs page.

We are a Disability Confident Employer and committed to offering interviews to candidates who request to be considered under the disability confident scheme and meet the minimum requirements of the person specification.

The National Deaf Children’s Society is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young adults and expects staff and volunteers to share that commitment.

We are also committed to promoting work-life balance amongst our staff.

This job is being posted by Webrecruit on behalf of National Deaf Children's Society. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.

Other organisations may call this role PA, Personal Assistant, EA, Executive Assistant, Private Secretary, Secretary, Assistant, Senior Administrator, Team Secretary, or Receptionist.