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About Catherine Corrett

Catherine Corrett

Consultant

Catherine is a highly professional and personable consultant who has an intuitive edge when it comes to understanding the needs of both the client and candidate. With an entrepreneurial spirit and experience working with High Profile and UHNW individuals, she specialises in working with Family Offices and Entrepreneurs and places Private PA's as well as high-level Executive and Team Assistants. With a keen interest in the entertainment industry, as well as technology, Catherine holds a Masters Degree in Television and Current Affairs Journalism and has worked with top organisations both in the UK and Internationally. Her discrete, dedicated and down to earth approach allows her to carefully match unique individuals and opportunities.

 
 

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£40,000 - £50,000

An unrivalled opportunity has arisen to join this UHNW family in a very busy and faced paced role. 

 

The role is to support a lovely family in all aspects of their private life and will also include some business support. Based from beautiful offices in the west end for 3 days a week and from their stunning home in Nottinghill 2 days per week. 

 

You can expect a very busy and diverse remit of responsibilities so you must be able to prioritise and have excellent multitasking skills. Managing 2 very busy and fluid diaries, a high profile lifestyle, a busy professional calendar, VIP travel, full logistics, a busy household and staff, account management, events and private parties, projects, philanthropy and more...

 

The family also have an estate so experience running multiple staffed homes is preferable.

 

The family are also undertaking a large scale renovation so experience with property, interior design and running renovation projects (liaising with architects, designers and contractors) would be of great value. 

 

A successful candidate will have excellent communication skills, top IT skills (word, excel, PowerPoint) as well as being very numerate. You will be expected to prepare invoices, compile detailed expenses, be able to work with budgets and liaise closely with accountants as well as the Principal’s executive team. 

 

Discretion and loyalty are of paramount importance in this role. 

 

They are looking for an intelligent, positive and proactive PA with a flexible and friendly attitude who can support them in both with their busy professional and personal lives. 

 

An all encompassing role that requires someone switched on and professional who understands the needs and demands of supporting an UHNW family! 

 

An excellent opportunity with huge potential. 

 

ASAP start!! Must be free with 2 weeks notice! 

 

 

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£30-35k p.a. + Bens + Bonus + Great Progression Opportuinity

A wonderful opportunity has arisen for a bright and hands on bi-lingual French Team Assistant to join this very successful boutique investment firm headed up by two high profile individuals in their field. The team is multi national; French, Italian, Polish, English & work together as a collaborative unit.

The role is wide and a top learning curve for an individual with 2 years+ experience within a London office or professional services firm and wanting the next step.  Good career opportunities for the future.

Meeting and greeting clients, fielding calls, and preparing of invoices and dealing with expenses for the team + assisting with travel, itineraries, currency & meetings. Supporting the two Founding Partners' EA's with overflow work when required which will include travel and itineraries, diary management and assisting with some office management duties to include stationery, dealing with suppliers, troubleshooting and general administration.

You will be numerate with good excel and IT skills.  A friendly and helpful person with a positive and collaborative manner of working.  The team are very friendly, supportive and successful and this is an outstanding chance to grow in experience and stature gaining top skills.

You must be have a high level of French and English (lots of liaison with France and French documents) as well as an excellent standard of English both written and spoken.  Most of the office are bi-lingual French.

Beautiful offices in a wonderful Mayfair location.  This is a very civilized and friendly company and extremely professional with much to offer.  Top bens package + generous bonus for a hands on Team Assistant wanting to join one of the best!

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£50k + benefits + bonus + TOP opportunity

An unbelievable opportunity has come in to join this extremely High Profile Global Celebrity and their team in a faced paced and varied role - no two days will be the same! 

Our Client is looking for an experienced PA who can hit the ground running and will work alongside their charming and friendly executive team in a very involved and interesting role. Their large and well established family office based in Kensington, and has a very creative, upbeat energy with a large and inclusive team. 

The successful candidate will be of graduate calibre with 5 years+ experience as a PA/ Private PA, who has ideally had worked with UHNWs or CELEBRITIES and understands the level of support that is required. Ideally you must have worked as a private PA in a busy office or family office environment whilst also having exposure to the inner workings and intricacies of a UHNW household. 

The role requires someone with great emotional intelligence and the gravitas to support and communicate effectively across all levels. The role will see you liaising extensively with HOD's for all the Principals investments, PR agencies, Press, as well as other high profile celebrities and everyone in between including household staff. Excellent communication skills both written and verbal will be essential!

The role will also see a  large volume of administration and correspondence so you will need to be on the ball, filtering, flagging and responding appropriately. The Principal receives a large amount of invitations, often from VIPs and Royalty so you will be composing RSVPs to a very high standard with huge attention to detail.

The role will also involve personal shopping, scheduling personal appointments and complex travel logistics, assisting with large private parties and events as well as sourcing catering, decorations and even being on hand to assist. The role will also involve assisting the EA with any overflow of their workload such as document production, dairy management, expenses and a bit of general office management etc. You must have a flexible and diplomatic approach at all times as you will be dealing with multiple personalities and often last minute changes and requests. Calm and confident under pressure is a must.  

You will need to have a proactive and positive attitude with a muck in, hands on approach and the ability to work quickly with great attention to detail. A flexible attitude, with a strong work ethic who consistently goes the extra mile. Advanced IT skills and exceptional written and verbal skills are mandatory.

A HUGE opportunity NOT to be missed.

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£40,000 - £45,000

Executive Assistant to international Art Director - W1

A top opportunity has arisen for a polished and degree standard EA (Art or related degree) to support this very successful and extremely busy Art Director (Board Member) of an illustrious art gallery.

4 years+ experience in a busy and demanding role where a very fluid diary and changeable schedule is common.  High level of detail with travel & itineraries is essential as the Director travels often to meet artists from across the world.  A can do attitude with energy and a positive approach is needed together with excellent forward planning and logistics skills.  There may be some client liaison as time goes on but staying ahead of the game is vital as the Principal is out of the gallery a lot of the time and will rely on you to juggle things efficiently and proactively.  Taking care of expenses and general administration, phones and dealing with queries.  Calm under fire and good with pressure when it arises you will have a mature and effective personality, on the ball and a real problem solver.  Excellent English skills written and spoken - you will be writing letter on behalf of the Principal.  You will give some support now and again on the private side to assist this extremely busy and influential individual.  Outstanding opportunity to join one of the best galleries in a fantastic location and work with like minded individuals.  Excellent package + bonus

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35-40k + bens + bonus

Private/Business PA to HNW Financier (Founder) Mayfair

This very successful international investment company is looking for a bright and experienced Private PA with excellent organisational skills to assist in supporting their Founding Partner.  This is a 60% private 40% business role so your IT, travel and expenses management skills will be good.

Working in lovely offices in Mayfair under the wing of the Executive Assistant to the Founder this is a great opportunity to increase your private PA skills and join a friendly and supportive team.  You will have 4-5 years experience as a PA and some of which will be supporting in a private capacity as this is a large part of the role.

The role will include sorting out the travel and itineraries for the boss and quite complex expenses across various jurisdictions.  The boss travels quite a lot so your travel skills will be good - lots of travel changes at last minute so you will take this in your stride.

The Private PA support will include sorting out household bills & liaising with household staff.  Processing personal bills and updating insurance policies, car MOT etc.  Arranging all personal appointments, meetings and personal diary management.  Booking restaurants, theater & events. Liaising with extended family members and some personal shopping/running errands now and again.

A level head and solutions driven is vital for this role.  You will have to offer solutions to problems and come up with alternatives to offer (before speaking to the boss!)  Forward thinking, savvy and street wise too, the boss can be demanding so you will be resilient and not take things personally.

Able to work in the utmost discretion the life of the boss is complex and time demanding so your professional approach, loyalty and discretion is essential for this role.

A great role for a confident, assured PA with private PA skills wanting to join a successful company and assist in supporting the boss.

Excellent package + bonus

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Up to 50k DOE + TOP Bens + Bonus + TOP Opportunity

One of our top clients is looking for a very upbeat and positive Personal Assistant to support the Chief of Staff for a very well known and exciting family office. Based in the heart of the west end, with spectacular offices over 2 floors and interests in property, fashion, retail, charity and art, this family office offers great progression opportunities and is a wonderful opportunity Great benefits package, with a friendly and inclusive team and lots to get involved with. 

A successful candidate will have a minimum of 4+ years experience as a PA supporting at senior level in a faced paced role similar role. A background from a family office environment or supporting a HNW is preferred, with an interest of exposure to property is a bonus. 

Must be beautifully presented and polished with excellent communication skills both written and verbal who has a positive can do attitude and gets things done without a fuss. You will also need to have excellent IT skills (Word and Excel) and above all else a friendly and helpful personality with a big smile. 

With a varied workload and wide remit of responsibility you will be the Gatekeeper to a very busy and in demand Chief of Staff who has an eagle eye view on the whole office, their investments and interests. You will be supporting with diary management, booking travel, creating detailed itineraries, general administration, research, assisting with sourcing properties and all relevant paperwork, assisting to maintain the existing property portfolio and all household staff, processing expenses and petty cash, sourcing furniture/fabric and high end art works, running errands for the family, booking restaurants,  and assisting with lots of project work and events. 

This is a meaty and hands on position for someone who is on the ball, confident and who enjoys a diverse and hands-on role with LOTS to get involved in. 

A fabulous opportunity not to be missed.

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