Private PA - Hampstead NW3
A great role has arisen for an experienced Private PA used to juggling a busy and varied day. Working within a beautiful Hampstead Mansion (7 bedrooms) and liaising a fully staffed house and estate in the Cotswolds. Young family + 2 small children - the parents are professionals. Reporting into the Chief of Staff/Estate Manager you will be a fabulous lifestyle manager, a top organiser with a proactive and enthusiastic approach. A top communicator who is flexible and hands on you will have good contacts through your previous positions and eager to make a difference to this household. You will have good experience with property management, very tech savvy (Mac) and proficient with all MS products.
You will organise events, dinners and celebrations for the family (husband/wife and 2 young children), co-ordinate their social activities, book all private appointments and manage diaries effectively. Handle purchases and returns, manage household errands and book private and commercial travel, holidays and assist with packing. Organise and maintain office systems, including filing, contacts, supplies and inventories. Assist with house maintenance and repairs by scheduling, monitoring and liaising with trade appointments.
You will support the Chief of Staff from time to time and stand in for his duties in his absence assisting with contractors, interior designer, project managers and builders. Manage staff and payroll. Household finance and bank accounts. Maintaining systems and rotas. Updating schedule of maintenance for properties. Ensuring all insurances are up to date.
You will have 2-3 years+ experience in a similar role having many varied duties as a private PA and want to learn and grow to the next stage. You will have good contacts and able to multi-task easily. A good problem solver and a people person with humour and a hands on helpful attitude. Excellent package + bonus + bens. Top work/life balance hours of 8.30 - 5.00pm with occasional out of hours support when needed.