Senior Executive Assistant

Senior Executive Assistant Job Description

Senior Executive Assistant (EA) to The Managing Director – Job Specification

Position: Senior Executive Assistant to Managing Director

Location: Southport

Salary: £100,000 – £120,000 per annum (plus performance-based bonus)

Relocation Package: Available

Overview:

We are seeking an exceptional and highly experienced Senior Executive Assistant (EA) to support our Managing Director in a dynamic and fast-paced environment. The ideal candidate will be a self-motivated, driven individual with a strong background in either Law, Property, or Financial Services.

This is a high-level, demanding role that requires someone who can seamlessly handle the Managing Directors responsibilities in their absence and ensure the smooth running of the Managing Director’s professional life.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide comprehensive administrative and executive support to the Managing Director.
  • Manage complex calendars, scheduling, and coordinate meetings, events, and international travel.
  • Act as a primary point of contact between the Managing Director and internal/external stakeholders.
  • Prepare, review, and manage correspondence, reports, presentations, and other documentation.
  • Conduct research and provide insights to assist in decision-making processes.
  • Handle confidential information with discretion and maintain the highest level of professionalism.
  • Monitor and manage the Managing Directors emails and communications, prioritizing and responding as needed.
  • Liaise with the Chairman, Directors, CEO and other executives, departments, and external partners to ensure alignment and efficient operations.
  • Anticipate the needs of the Managing Director and proactively address them.
  • Handle ad-hoc projects and tasks as assigned by the Managing Director.

Requirements:

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience as an Executive Assistant, with preference for those with 10 years or more.
  • Proven experience in either the fields of Law, Property, or Financial Services.
  • Degree preferred but not required if the candidate has substantial relevant experience.
  • Willingness and ability to travel internationally as needed.
  • Availability to work outside normal business hours; this role is not suited for someone looking for a traditional 9-5 position.
  • Exceptional organizational, time management, and multitasking skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • High level of proficiency with office software and tools (e.g., MS Office Suite, project management software).
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision, demonstrating initiative and reliability.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to adapt to changing priorities.
  • Discreet, professional, and able to maintain confidentiality.

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Competitive salary of £100,000 – £120,000 per annum.
  • Performance-based bonus.
  • Relocation package for the right candidate.
  • Opportunities for professional development and career growth within the company.
  • Access to company benefits including birthday off, 24 days annual leave and a Christmas shut-down period.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates are invited to submit their resume along with a cover letter detailing their relevant experience and why they are the ideal candidate for this position to [email protected].

We are looking for the best in the field, someone who will not only support but also drive success for the Managing Director and the company. If you are a dedicated, experienced professional looking for a challenging and rewarding role, we encourage you to apply.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Pay: £100,000.00-£120,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • Company events
  • Discounted or free food
  • Health & wellbeing programme
  • On-site parking

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Work Location: In person

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