SEEKING EXPERIENCED BUSINESS AND PRIVATE FULL TIME PA / RECEPTIONIST – SALARY £50-60K GROSS PER ANNUM

  • Role: Full Time Private PA / Receptionist
  • Days: Monday – Friday
  • Hours: 9:00am – 5:30pm
  • Salary: £50 – £60k Gross Per Annum DOE
  • Location: Central London
  • Start: ASAP

We are looking for an exceptional Personal Assistant who has experience in both a business and private capacity, for a full-time position working for a Private Family Investment Office  in Central London.

The client is looking for an exceptional candidate, someone who is a cut above the rest, can be adaptable, confident and approach the role with energy and dynamism but above all will not be flustered and will also be willing to deal with the front of house and general secretarial requirements.  The candidate will be working alongside the Office Manager and another assistant PA to ensure the smooth running of the office.

The Private Family Investment Office is not a standard corporate company and, as such, have many VIP guests and meetings.  If you are polished with a warm professional and confident personality, then this could be for you.  Experience together with a good command of the English language and personal presentation are also key requirements.

You will have a great black book of contacts and know London very well to assist with making appointments, reservations, managing social invitations and carrying out personal shopping. You must have great attention to detail, be very organised to ensure tasks are completed on time and generally be able to make the impossible, possible.

Interviewing now for an ASAP start.

 The duties for the role will include;

  • Meeting visitors and taking telephone enquires with a confident and happy manner
  • Provide refreshments; teas & coffees etc for meetings/visitors
  • Reservation and coordination of meeting room bookings/ maintenance of rooms
  • Kitchen supplies – management of supplies to ensure kitchens well stocked and tidy
  • Booking couriers – bike and DHL bookings
  • Post distribution – assist with outgoing and incoming mail/courier deliveries
  • Some hotel bookings if necessary, including for overseas office visitors
  • Some ad hoc travel and taxi arrangements including flights/visas etc
  • Restaurant reservations & in-house lunch orders
  • Stationery supplies – ensure print room, copier and stationery cupboard stocked and tidy
  • Ad hoc admin/PA duties for the office when needed – filing, photocopying, holiday cover
  • First aider / fire warden (to be trained if necessary)

 To be considered for this role you must;

  • Computer skills in Microsoft Office – Outlook, Word, Excel
  • Approx 3 years+ solid receptionist/administrative PA experience
  • Professional demeanour and polished appearance
  • Excellent written and verbal skills, good telephone manner
  • Exceptional organisational skills and attention to detail
  • Discretion and security conscious
  • Have a valid passport
  • Be eligible to work in the UK
  • Have excellent contactable references
  • Be degree educated

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