Personal Assistant

Personal Assistant

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Facilities Management

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £43k - 45k per year

  • Contact:

    Ruby Skinner

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Expiry date:


We are looking for a personal assistant to work for a very high networth famiy based in Essex. This role is an amazing opportunity to support a Director of a communications business on a global scale and is looking for first class support to manage all of their private and work related tasks.


This role will be working in the family home. Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm occasionally with Saturdays. 


Purpose of the role:

  • Complex diary management, prioritising and scheduling meetings.
  • Organising travel, accommodation, visas, transportation, and transfers.
  • Overseeing properties, including tenanted properties and household staff.
  • Management of correspondence and inbox.
  • Liaison with all staff internationally, including household staff and other PAs – building excellent working relationships.
  • Liaison with suppliers and contractors – maintaining and building relationships.
  • Run errands and personal shopping when required.
  • Other administrative and organisational duties on request.
  • Flexibility to be on-call and travel with short notice.


  • Prior PA experience working with a high net worth family.
  • Fluent English - excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to be succinct and to the point.
  • Professional, loyal and hardworking.
  • Strong organisational skills, common sense and an eye for detail are essential.
  • Articulate and well-presented – an ambassador for the principal at all times.
  • Calm with the ability to work well under pressure.
  • Enthusiastic, positive and self-motivated.
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritise, be proactive and demonstrate self-initiative.
  • A self-starter who will go above and beyond to get the job done.
  • A team player who is willing to work collaboratively, as well as autonomously.
  • Brilliant checkable references are an absolute must.

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