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Executive Assistant

The Prince's Trust

2020-01-11 01:03:42

Job location Barkingside, Greater London, United Kingdom

Job type: fulltime

Job industry: Administration

Job description

Executive Assistant

Full time: 35 hours

The Prince's Trust is a youth charity whose mission is to help young people transform their lives by developing the confidence and skills, to live, learn and earn. This year we will support more than 70,000 young people through a range of proven programmes, with three in four achieving a positive outcome.

We have a bold ambition to extend the reach and impact of our work and help one million more young people transform their lives over the next ten years. Our job is to inspire them, support them and release their potential, so that they can thrive and society can prosper. We will focus on innovation, to ensure we adapt and remain relevant in a rapidly changing world. We owe it to ourselves and the young people we serve, to do the best work of our lives and to help give them an increasing stake in our economy and society. They are the key to a positive and prosperous future for all of us.

This position is part of the Operations Support Team, which undertakes a variety of administration and facilities tasks across all locations in the South of England Region.

The Executive Assistant will provide excellent support services to our leadership team, ensuring that the Director and Senior Leadership Team receive effective and efficient administrative support and the Operations Support Manager is supported in identifying and implementing improvements across the region. There will be some requirement to travel with occasional overnight stays.

Responsibilities will include, extensive diary management and travel planning for the Director, preparation of briefings, papers, presentations, provision of meeting support and coordination of regional projects and events.

The successful candidate must have excellent communication, planning and organisational skills and the ability to work confidentially and accurately across all levels, with good attention to detail under pressure.

Experience of working in an office environment in a varied and high-pressured administrative role with Microsoft Office packages is essential.

To learn more about the role please visit our website.

The Prince's Trust is committed to safeguarding, protecting and promoting the welfare of the children and young people we work with. Successful applicants to roles at The Prince's Trust will be subject to satisfactory DBS checks, and where necessary for the role, a check at an enhanced level will be required.

To apply for this vacancy please complete the online application that you will find on our website. To help you with the supporting statement section, you may want to visit our website to download a copy of the Prince's Trust Behavioural Framework.


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