Job Description

This is an interesting and varied role for someone who enjoys a 1:1 in a small boutique office.  Covering both business and private support for the CEO and his family (wife and grown son).  International Chairman with lots of business interests to include Gas & Oil, Tea, Textiles and Computers.  Flexibility and prioritisation is key.  Understanding different cultures and time zones is required.  Extensive diary and travel management (private jet and commercial with detailed itineraries), visas, currency and hotels.  Dealing with a flow of emails during the day that have to be monitored and dealt with.  Dealing with contractors at the family home, snagging and any maintenance issues.  Managing artwork, personal shopping and booking doctors, dentists and hospital appointments.  Arranging events, birthday parties, private dinners and occasionally attending events

Managing household staff and all household bills and insurances, liaising with family members at the house, household shopping and occasional errands.

Excellent typing skills, copying dictation straight into the PC/laptop when required.  Top writing skills and a high command of English both written and spoken.

This is the idea role for someone who is happy to work alone some of the time and not worried about being in a busy office.  The Principal, his son and visitors will come to the office.  Working based in the family home at present whilst the office is being sought.

Some experience at senior level is needed and also knowledge of working with a traditional Principal (print out emails etc and dictation)  Role is 9.00 - 5.30 with some out of hours now and again.  25 days hols, private medical, discretionary bonus.