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Executive Assistant to Founder


£40000 - £50000 per annum
Ref: V-36553  Date Posted:  08/09/2023
Are you looking to take the next step in your career supporting a passionate and inspiring founder of a growing firm? This is a dynamic, strategic and fast-paced role for someone who is business minded and people oriented, that will set you on a trajectory of success.
Our client are a City of London based professional services firm who partner with a range of clients from SMEs to FTSE100 companies, including leading private equity firms and hedge funds. This role supports their Founder and will play a key role in driving the initiative and strategy of the business from an EA and operational capacity. If you are someone who is looking for a meaty role with an opportunity to get involved in projects, please read on!

Key Details:

- £40 - £50k
- Stunning offices located in the centre of the old City of London
- Join a close-knit team of 30, forecast to expand to 80 in the coming 18 months
- Typical office hours: 9am - 6pm

Role Overview:

This is a 1:1 support role working with the Founder of a growing professional services firm. Currently a team of 30, and with offices in London and New York, this role will see you partner with your executive to drive efficiencies and provide a high level of organisational support within a fast-growing and evolving environment. You will be joining a passionate, highly motivated, and culture-focussed team, with the values and mission of the business at the forefront of what they do. To do well in this role you will similarly exhibit a strong desire to do well and perform at a high standard and be excited to work alongside inspiring and entrepreneurial individuals.


- Provide diary, calendar and inbox management, prioritising communication and workflow.
- Liaising with internal and external stakeholders on behalf of the founder.
- Responsible for coordinating meetings for the founder and company events on a needs basis.
- Reconcile expenses receipts, credit cards statements and expense reporting.
- Co-ordinate with various departments across the business to ensure smooth onboarding for new joiners.
- Assist with the implementation and execution of projects on an ad hoc basis; process improvement and management.
- Any other administrative task to support the smooth day-to-day running of the office and maintain efficiency for the founder and team.

Candidate Requirements:

- 3- 5 years' experience as an Executive Assistant supporting at a mid-senior level - exposure to a scale up or high growth environment is favourable however not essential.
- Someone who is efficiency focussed, who is able to prioritise effectively and maintain calm in disposition in a busy and agile environment.
- Mature with a high EQ, who can liaise with varying levels and personalities.
- Exceptional verbal and written communication, with a positive mindset and self-starter attitude towards their work - this is a small but growing environment whereby everyone contributes to the overall goal - no task is too big or too small.
- Able to work in the City of London 5 days per week.

This is an opportunity for a hungry, ambitious and highly-capable EA to take the next step in their career and fully own their role. If you are seeking a role that will ignite an opportunity to progress and make your mark, and if you meet the above requirements please apply.

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