An unusual and very interesting role has arisen for a degree standard EA who has supported a very busy CEO with both business and Philanthropic interests. A high flyer who works quickly you must be quick on your feet, smart with excellent forward planning skills and can gauge situations quickly. Based in Soho (may move to Mayfair this year) your day will be involved in assisting in all aspects to the CEO the in his business ventures and supporting with private matters and within his Foundation when needed and deal with investment liaison. This is a boutique environment similar to a Family Office. You will have a more niche background and used to working 1:1 with a CEO and able to think on your feet to be able to keep up with the boss. Excellent English skills both written and spoken is essential.
Top diary management and able to deal with a flood of emails (300+ per day) deciphering what is important and what can wait (answering when appropriate). A good decision maker who is discreet and with excellent experience liaising at the most senior level/titled individuals/CEOs' etc.
Able to sit with the boss and work in tandem in a sometimes unstructured day. He is quite self sufficient and needs a great EA to work as a wingman. You must be confident and able to work at a speed when needed. Boss usually travels 3 - 4 months a year before lockdown.
A top communicator with confidence who will work as a colleague and have much to offer. An outstanding gatekeeper, able to sit in meetings/minutes or take dictation into the PC now and again. Top research skills and excellent PowerPoint will be needed. Able to design complex travel and itineraries (boss is away 3 - 4 months of the year usually). Well spoken and presented is essential and able to juggle many priorities without fluster. Good humoured with your own wit and charm and used to the busy and demanding world this Principal inhabits. Really interesting and involving role and the boss is quite a character! You will be confident and able to be a real right hand support to the boss. The role is to start asap. Hardly any out of hours support needed!