Role: Private Personal Assistant

Location: Notting Hill, London

Days: Monday – Friday

Hours: 8.30am – 6.30pm

Salary: £50,000 – £60,000 Gross Per Year

Start Date: ASAP

On behalf of a private family based in Notting Hill, we are seeking a Private Personal Assistant for a full time role, starting ASAP.

You must have prior experience being based from within the family home. As the household is fully staffed, you must also have proven experience in managing a full team of staff from nannies, housekeepers, drivers and chefs from recruitment, through to managing schedules, rotas, grievances, payroll and termination.

Your role will be to assist the Principals in managing their exceptionally busy calendars by ensuring timings and distances work for all meetings etc and RSVPing to social invitations. You will liaise with the children’s schools, carry out extensive research pieces for the family’s next holidays, source sold out tickets, be aware of the newest restaurants and social events in London and maintain the house by booking regular maintenance. You must be happy to lead large projects but to also run the smallest of errands when needed.

Interviewing now for an immediate start.

The daily duties for the role would include:

  • Extensive diary management
  • Gatekeeping
  • RSVPing to social invitations
  • Keeping up to date with ‘what’s on’ in London
  • Extensive household staff management from recruitment to terminations
  • Household management
  • Liaising with the children’s schools and teachers
  • Researching holiday destinations
  • Booking private travel and organising visas
  • Travel with the Principal when required
  • Personal shopping
  • Running family errands

To be considered for this role you will;

  • Have 5+ years’ experience as a Private Personal Assistant
  • Proven experience working in the family home
  • Have excellent contactable references
  • Have a full clean UK driving license
  • Be (or be willing to be) DBS checked

To apply for the position please send your CV to info@poppylaneplacements.com. You can also reach the team on +44 (0) 2072439049.