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06-02-2017Drinks Event at the Oriental Club January 2017
Fantastic Event at the Oriental Club
|£32000 - £35000 per annum + exceptional bens!|
|Personal & Executive Assistants|
|17-11-2017 07:36 AM|
|MC - Team PA|
|020 7318 1423|
*To £35,000 + exc bens
*Global Real Estate company - Capital Advisors team
*City of London
*Liaise with Board members and Senior Execs
*Would suit a strong organiser with 2 years' + secretarial / Team PA experience
This exceptional Team PA opportunity is to provide high-level support to two Executive Directors and their teams of Fee Earners within a highly prestigious, City based global Real Estate company.
The position of Team PA involves extensive and ever-changing diary management; taking minutes at monthly Corporate Finance meetings; amending and formatting reports, correspondence and presentations; organising complex travel and itineraries, etc. This role involves interaction at the highest level requiring the ability to liaise comfortably with Board members and Senior Execs.
This career role would suit a confident Team PA / Secretary with 2 + years' experience working for a dynamic team within Financial Service or Real Estate. You will have the natural ability to build effective business relationships at all levels and will be a team player with highly developed administrative and organisational talents.
This global and award-winning Real Estate services company has an outstanding reputation and is a popular employer that offers exceptional benefits, personal development and training to its valued staff.
This company can offer you:
*Salary to £35,000
*Excellent large company benefits
*Outstanding City of London location
*Superb training and career development
*Opportunity to work for one of the UK's leading and most prestigious Property companies
To be successful in this Team PA role, you will have:
*GCSE Maths and English Language (or equivalent) at grade C and above
*2 + years' Team PA / Secretarial experience within Real Estate or Financial Services
*Excellent Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint skills
*Experience managing diaries and arranging travel
*Exceptional organisational talents
*Very high attention to detail
*Professional approach with utmost discretion and sensitivity
*Proactive and mature approach
*Strong communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to liaise at the highest level
*Good spelling and grammar
*Smart business presentation
If this Team PA opportunity appeals and you would like to apply, please email your CV, in Word format, (not PDF), as soon as possible quoting "Team PA - City".
Thank you for applying to this advertisement; we appreciate your interest in this Team PA opportunity. All applications are important to us, but due to the high volume of response we receive from our advertisements, we only contact successful applicants. We wish you all the best in your search for a new position.