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About Anne Corrett

Anne Corrett


Anne originally trained as a Consultant in the USA placing top Executive Assistants throughout San Francisco and California. After returning to the UK she worked for many years in the City running the Executive PA desk of a niche recruitment consultancy. Now a Founding Partner of Leaman Consulting, Anne specialises in top Executive Assistants & Private PA’s for companies, Family Offices, HNW & High Profile individuals.

She also covers Senior Office Management & Chief of Staff positions. Discreet & discerning with an international over view and an empathic understanding of different cultures and requirements, she has placed for some of the top bosses in the country as well as household names & UHNW individuals.


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£50/55,000+ bonus + bens package

Executive Assistant to CEO - Mayfair W1

This globe trotting CEO is looking for a confident and well presented EA to support him on a 50/50 basis (corporate & private) in a busy and interesting role.  Preparing the Principal with all paperwork, information and schedules prior to his trips (he is away over 250 days of the year) and managing his complex and strategic travel itinerary and accommodation.  Arrange and manage company events for the CEO and also business and personal dinners/lunches when required.  Plan and manage company events and social events both large and small.  Manage external communications and press inquiries.  Dealing with charity and events for charity on behalf of CEO.  Management of hospitality for the CEO and hosted events and season tickets etc.

Top communication skills, highly organised and personable.  This is a role to use all of your skills and learn more!  Excellent package

Private support to include liaison with the CEO's family when required to include; travel arrangements & itineraries, purchases, artwork, events and family projects.

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£70-80,000 + bonus + top package

Executive Assistant to Founder - Central London

I am looking for a dynamic and fast thinking EA with plenty of energy to support this very successful Founder of a high profile company.  You will be dynamic in your style also and able to juggle many demands often changing with the wind.  A top business overview will be expected, connected to the business world and able to hold your own in high level meetings.  Able to sit in on these meetings and take minutes/action points for follow through.  This is a wing man role of high value to the company and the Principal and you will be party to interesting strategic projects with full responsibility in diverse areas.  The Principal respects smart and career orientated individuals with much to offer.  You will have confidence and charm, be quick witted with humour and really connect with your work. Your intelligence and experience will have given you great emotional intelligence and you will be ready for this next step.  Lots of research on the projects and you will be expected to participate in client and partner meetings with input in strategy across the various business projects.  Acting as interface and gatekeeper for the Principal and networking and relationship building is essential for this role.  A top communicator with warmth and humour who builds relationships easily and can react quickly to a fast-paced changeable schedules & events without skipping a beat.  Your background will be at CEO or Founding Partner level within a fast paced environment where your prioritisation skills have been utilized  to the full.  This is an exciting and rare role for a top EA who wants total involvement in the next role at the highest level.  A background supporting a start up CEO, an entrepreneur or similar would be ideal.  Very well presented and spoken with style and a modern approach is also essential.  Top package and top opportunity!

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£43-45k pro rata + Bens + 15 days holiday (not pro rata)

This charming couple are looking for an experienced and positive Private PA to support them personally and within the household.  The couple have two grown children who visit occasionally and extended family who visit also. 

Based within the family home in Virginia Water the role will comprise of:-

  • Private diary management for the couple, arranging all their meetings and professional appointments.
  • Making all personal appointments ie. Doctors, lawyers, accountants, etc
  • Private travel arrangements including research, hotels, cars and booking flights.
  • Dealing with all household expenses and paying household bills – giving a monthly report of all expenditure
  • Budget planning
  • General management of household staff, rotas, interviewing and liaison with regard to any changes/requirements that the Principal and his wife need
  • Dealing with all filing both paper and electronic
  • Dealing with all household trades and deliveries and any repairs/maintenance that the house/grounds may require
  • Obtaining comparison quotes and checking prices & invoices
  • Dealing with any insurance policies; health, cars, property and life insurance making sure all are up to date and valid
  • Arranging any entertainment, tickets, dinners and family gatherings
  • Managing any social occasions
  • Arranging any catering, flowers & invitations
  • Personal shopping & errands
  • Some additional duties when children/extended family are visiting

Hours 10am – 4.00pm 4 days per week (There will be some out of hours contact when necessary)

Salary: £43-45k pro rata + Bens + 15 days holiday (not pro rata)

Start Date: January 2020

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£75,000 - £85,000

Business Assistant -  Tech Founder - Central London

This entrepreneurial UHNW Founder of highly successfu Techl company is looking for the top Business Assistant in London.  He is a hands on/highly involved individual in other ventures as well as techology and is an Angel Investor in start ups also. This is an all encompassing, dynamic role working within the C suite and liaising strategically both inside and outside of the business.  This is an outstanding opportunity for a degree level Business Assistant with plenty of common sense and experience working at a rapid pace. You will be heavily involved in projects (taking some over) and being involved in the progress of the company as well as carrying out the day to day support as an astute and forward thinking EA/Business Assistant.  You enjoy involvement in the company you work for and will be able to think outside of the box and bring things to the table.. Time poor boss who wants things done yesterday (but great boss) and needs the experience of someone who has walked the walk before for 3-4 years+ in a Senior EA/Business Assistant role to a very busy & successful CEO or Principal.  A top all rounder with a big smile, beautifully presented and a sharp sense of dress/style as the role is quite ambassadorial in some ways.  Able to think around corners and work closely with a tight team at C suite level.  A sparkling sense of humour and a bright and engaging personality is needed to connect with the boss and become and integral part of the strategy team.

Able to sit in meetings and able to keep on top of who does what and what needs doing when!  Extensive diary and travel with multiple changes (he changes his mind all the time).  Top Board level experience with a broad understanding of business and all that it involves. Modern in approach and very aware of all modern platforms/modes of communication/digital etc

You will be sharp and on the ball with charm and social awareness. Able to handle and decipher complex business issues and pick up things quickly.  The company is growing and this could be a fast track in your career for promotion as there is growth and opportunity for career orientated individuals.  A background in Technology/AI or similar, Venture Capital or Private Equity supporting the Founder or CEO.  A modern approach and a positive and hands on style of working is essential.

This is very much a business focused role but you will be flexible and helpful and chip in when needed.  Able to let things roll off your back when things get frantic and deadlines are being met, keeping your smile and sense of humour at all times!  Confident with your own charm and gravitas this is a role that will grow and is an unusual and very interesting role

Generous and very genuine boss but expects and needs the best.  He needs a true Wing Man who can grow in the role and become extremely involved in all aspects & projects on the go.

The Principal is getting involved in many diverse projects and different business ventures that you will be involved with so never a dull moment!  His support staff are fabulous, dedicated and helpful.  Able to pick up the requirements and nuances of the business quickly and be happy to take on new projects when required in different areas.  Never boring!

Top role for top flight Business Assistant/EA who is career focused and can grow in the role.  Degree essential.  Outstanding opportunity on all levels!

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£45k-50k Depending on experience + package + bonus

Office Manger/PA - International Tech Start Up.  An amazing opportunity has opened up for a degree standard PA with excellent Office Management skills to join this stunning tech company with a multi billion project and the backing to produce something quite fantastic.  The company has 15 expanding to 50 by June next year.  It has hugely influential partners building one of the biggest tech projects in the world   which you can be a part of.

The Chief of Staff needs assistance also so you will be working closely with her and assisting the two founding partners when required with diary, travel, meetings, documents, electronic filing etc.

You will be a dab had at processes and procedures and understand the importance of meticulous attention to detail and the modern way of running an office.  There will be an office move also to accommodate the growing staff shortly.

This is an outstanding opportunity to grow in the role and take over the help eventually of running the office.  A high learning curve but you will have the energy and commitment to make a real difference.

3 years+ experience preferably in a tech start up/AI, Gaming or highly tech based boutique company. Alternatively  a Media company where you have had to roll up your sleeves and cover many basis.  A top juggler and able to prioritize with ease; your colleagues are on the ball, friendly and helpful so there is a real buzz to the company already..  Highly organised and focused this is a true career opportunity for someone who sees great possibilities and is wanting a dynamic and growing career.  Excellent package + bonus

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