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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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£80-100,000 + bonus + bens package

Chief of Staff - UHNW Central London & Country Estate

 A role has arisen for an energised and experienced Chief of Staff with excellent numeracy and contract skills to support this dynamic individual in the running of his personal affairs and liaising with a multitude of suppliers, staff and colleagues both in London and the country estate.  The Principal has wide interests and large business interests on an international level.  UHNW this individual has extremely high standards and requests and will keep you on your toes from finding a helicopter at late notice to scrutinizing contracts and properties, paying bills, monthly reports and dealing with purchases, private events, parties and being a lynch pin.  A CV demonstrating working at this level is essential and the possibilities for growth in this role from your current position as you will have interesting exposure to a different and interesting lifestyle. A good understanding of household matters (you will liaise with the house manager) as well as various professional services the Principal will be dealing with.

Another European language (Italian would be perfect) would be a major plus. You will work within a highly professional team both within an office structure and within residences both in UK and Europe.

There is a possibility of travel also in the future. A person with a positive and can do attitude is essential, educated, well presented and spoken with an appreciation of the arts and a good world overview.

Excellent package + bonus

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Excellent package + bonus

An interesting, busy and diverse role has arisen for a polished, degree standard EA with excellent office management skills to work within the boutique family office based in lovely offices in Mayfair.

A solid background supporting at CEO/Chairman of HNW level is essential for this role as you will support 2 HNW individuals with some private matters when required.  Discreet with an excellent eye for detail is essential.

Dealing with all recruitment of staff members, IT and utilities, ordering supplies and dealing with trades when necessary.  Working closely with another EA within the office covering EA duties to include personal banking, processing expenses, liaising with advisers and co-ordinating diaries.  Organising conference calls and high level meetings internationally and in the UK.

Assisting with extensive international travel across several time zones (including family members when required).  Assisting in the running of several residential properties in London and abroad including staff management and recruitment

Liaising with household staff, dealing with insurances, purchases and gifts.

Greeting guests, fielding calls and acting as gate-keeper.

This can be a demanding role juggling many requests and duties for a demanding Principals who expect a high level of detail and response.

Excellent package + bonus.

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£50,000 - £60,000

Executive Assistant to top international Fashion Director - Central London

A top role has arisen for a switched on corporate style EA with a background in fashion (much preferred) to support this incoming Director in the Design Studio.  American in background you will help her settle into the company and the country.  This is a fast paced and sometimes demanding role out of hours (especially at show time) you will have top diary and logistics skills, excellent travel and forward planning ability  Able to produce and pull together relevant documents, detailed preparation for meetings and put together a top Power Point presentation.  Liaising across teams within the company you will make relationships quickly and get things done with style and grace.  You will have an excellent knowledge of London and the amenities/restaurants etc and have bags of energy and a positive attitude.  Totally professional, discrete and helpful this is an interesting and diverse role at the heart of the company.  Reporting into the CEO your skills and ability is clear and you are able to deal with all levels of stake holders up to the very top.

Well presented and spoken with excellent English skills written and spoken is essential (Italian speaking would be a major plus point)  Top package + bonus

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£60,000 - £70,000

Private PA - High Profile (Central London)

We are searching for a dynamic Private PA who understands all aspects of looking after a high profile individual within the public eye who has a demanding artistic life as well as being hugely in demand and time poor.  Your cv will demonstrate that you have supported a high profile/well known individual and that you understand the nuances and expectations of a role of this type.  On call when needed this can be a demanding and deadline driven role.  Handling all aspects of household and staff, invoices and budgets.  Running a frantic personal diary and liaising with the corporate PA on diary management, events and long term commitments.  Assisting with extended family member, travel, flights, connections, drivers, hotels and currency.  Able to keep one step ahead at all times your co-ordination/logistic skills will be superb.  Extremely discreet (NDA will be in place) you will be aware of trends both in fashion and within the London/international scene.  Polished with much to offer, you will be a career Private PA and used to sorting out the extra demands/out of hours as second nature.  Your CV will demonstrate that you have been a private PA within a high profile environment for 4-5 years+.  Able to liaise at all levels with ease with working knowledge of how to greet and address individuals of stature, respond to invitations, purchase gifts, arrange private events, dinner, family gatherings etc

A top role for a top Private PA who does not get flustered and finds solutions.

Top package + bonus

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£65/70,000 bens + Bonus + Travel allowance

Bi-Lingual English/French Executive PA (with international travel) - Belgravia Based

An outstanding opportunity has arisen for a polished and degree standard EA with an excellent level of French both written and spoken, (Bi-lingual) to support this UHNW international figure with various businesses, estates, interests &  holdings world-wide.  Degree standard, cultured and discreet is essential for this role

You will travel with the Principal to USA, South of France, Switzerland and other exotic locations (staying in hotels) for at least 3-4 weeks at a time, several times a year.  A high level of commitment is expected in this role for someone who is free to travel on a bi-monthly basis.  The Principal has a grown family and excellent logistic skills are required to prepare for family events, meetings and a wide range of international and personal involvements

Based within the family office in Central London (4 staff) in a fabulous location in beautiful offices working closely with another EA who is extremely helpful and friendly, to support the Principal with his demanding social /business calendar and UHNW lifestyle.

You will have a CV demonstrating a role supporting a HNW/UHNW or a high profile individual in all aspects in a private capacity (Essential for this role) as well as handling extensive diary, charitable foundation and family office duties.

Able to deal with an extensive and every changing private diary with multiple social engagements, private appointments, invitations and philanthropic matters.

Overseeing extensive travel for the Principal, family & guests from private jets & yachts to transfers, chauffeurs, accommodation, currency and insurances.  Excellent logistics skills needed.

Dealing with all personal correspondence and managing responses, invitations and making arrangement for private events, birthdays and social engagements. A high level of social etiquette/understanding to liaise with the level of individual the Principal is in contact with will be expected.

Assisting with household recruitment, contracts, HR issues and staff expenditure.

Supervising properties overseas, liaising with staff on maintenance, renovations, household budgets and shopping, security and liaising with contractors and suppliers.

Personal shopping and creating inventories for jewellery and luxury items

Assisting with purchases and loans of an extensive art collection and forging relationships with auction houses, galleries and artists.  An appreciation/knowledge or art would be a plus point.

Managing the Principals’ corporate schedule and timetable of meetings, conference calls and Board meetings.

Liaising with the family office with regard to investments.  Preparing all paperwork and delivering schedules and reports ahead of weekly and quarterly board meetings.

Dealing with all correspondence and relevant paperwork with regard to the Charitable Foundation and preparing all relevant paperwork before Board meetings and conference calls.

Executing all corporate correspondence, social engagements and meetings between the Principal and Board members and forging excellent relationships along the way.

You will have your own charm and confidence – be very well spoken and presented with an excellent command of French and looking for an international role with travel that you can commit to for the long term.

This is an outstanding role for a charming and well-known international individual who is a delight to work for.  The role comes with an excellent package including bonus, private health and travel supplement.  A life changing role!

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30-32k + bonus + bens

Office Manager/Receptionist (bi-lingual Russian)

A lovely opportunity has arisen for a polished and helpful Office Manager to man the reception of this fabulous office in Mayfair (off Park Lane) and assist in running the office. A very successful company making investments into overseas companies and growing larger by the year.

Fielding calls and taking messages, greetings guests and providing refreshments, Booking meeting rooms and conference facilities, ordering taxis & couriers. Dealing with queries. Recording office expenditure and managing the budget. Photocopying and printing of documents. Keeping diaries and arranging appointments. Organising travel and accommodation for staff. Preparing expenses reports and general assistance when required.

You will have a proven track record on Reception dealing with various administration and office management for the company. Good Microsoft packages. A strong communicator with a helpful and positive personality. Discreet and sensitive to various areas of the world and their policies. Good business administration skills, numerate with a helpful personality.

Well spoken and presented this is a role that can grow and is an excellent foot in the door or a very successful investment company. Bens package included + bonus

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£80,000/£100,000 + neg + bens package

Business Assistant/Chief of Staff.  London based with extensive global travel.

An unrivalled opportunity has arisen for an experienced Business Assistant/Chief of Staff to support this UHNW Individual in all aspects.  Frequent global travel will be required - South Africa, France USA.

A top communicator able to forge relationships quickly and lead by example is essential for this role.

Working within the Private Office located in London you will be the conduit for all communications directed to the Principal with tact and discretion. Directly responsible as line manager for 5 staff and managing all staff related issues. Overseeing the running and staffing of five large international properties to an extremely high standard.  Pre-empting problems and finding solutions in a proactive and positive manner.

Plan and analyse family expenditure.  Review of bank accounts and expenditure to check payments/balances regularly.  Reviewing of client's investment performance/analysis of proposed new investments.  Monthly accounting an paying of bills.  Numerate and financially sound you will demonstrate a high degree of trust/financial responsibility with your previous Principals and top references. Weekly and monthly reporting.

Dealing with daily administrative duties to include a complex and extensive management of diary and schedule on a global level.  Complex and detailed travel plan including very detailed itineraries and agendas.  Preparation of meeting briefings, attending meeting, taking notes and minutes and following up proactively.

A solid degree within a business field a high level of numeracy and a wide range of skills is needed for this role.

Exceptionally organised and calm under pressure.  A self-starter with a close attention to detail.  High level of initiative and a high capacity for information.  Able to manage multiple projects simultaneously and deal effectively with a wide range of tasks.  Outstanding logistics skills and able to travel at short notice and for prolonged periods. Top written and spoken communication skills.

This role is for a Chief of Staff/Business Assistant of the highest calibre willing to give 100% commitment to this role and become a pivotal member of this UHNW international family office

A CV demonstrating in depth experience working for a UHNW/Family Office in a similar role will be required together with a proactive, sophisticated approach to all areas of the role and the ability to commit for the long term.  Outstanding opportunity for an outstanding individual.

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£40,000 - £49,000

Executive PA - CEO for Europe/Asia - Private Equity

A fabulous role has arisen for an experienced EA (within investments, PE, Hedge or similar Financial company) to work in this boutique London base of a very successful American Private Equity company.

Degree standard or similar with lots of energy and commitment this is a wonderful role for a solid pair of hands who wants stability and longevity in their role.

Supporting the Senior Partner in the London Office 80% of the role you will have a good understanding of top support for the boss in every respect from prepping before meetings, introducing him to clients, setting up meeting rooms, conference calls and phone calls.  So experience at supporting quite a traditional boss would be a big plus point

The boss travels extensively (particularly in Asia) and covers 5-6 extensive roadshows per year.  He will require extremely detailed itineraries and travel arrangements, hotels, visas etc down to the last detail.  Your attention to detail must be superb and you must be able to work quickly and efficiently.

You will also be asked to support a dynamic American Partner who is very self sufficient and will only need about 10% of your time.

The EA there is being promoted after 7 years with the boss and will remain in the office to assist a smooth transition (she will be a great help and is supportive and very friendly)

There will be an office move towards the end of next year that you will assist in to bigger offices in the same area to facilitate expansion.

The benefits are fabulous in this firm to include large discretionary bonus, a full paid trip to the USA each year for a week (including 5 star hotel) for the Xmas Party, 25 days holiday, work life balance and great perks - delivered lunch every Friday for a company "get together"

A muck in attitude is essential this is a really solid and successful company who treat their staff really well and are inclusive.

Excellent opportunity!

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