Personal Assistant - (Lancaster)

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Admin, Secretarial & PA
£20,000 to £25,000 Per Annum
Job Type
Permanent/Full Time
Date Posted
7th June 2018

Job Description

Personal Assistant
Location: Lancaster, Lancashire
Salary: £20-£25K per annumpro rata
Hours: 25 hours per week (Monday to Friday)

An exceptional opportunity has arisen in central Lancaster for an experienced Personal Assistant to a company Chairman. Besides experience, initiative and attention to detail are critical. Salary will be dependent on the quality and experience of the candidate.
The Barrie Wells Trust is a charitable organisation, founded and entirely funded by the Chairman, sports philanthropist and entrepreneur Barrie Wells. Since 2009 the Barrie Wells Trust has provided unique and exciting experiences for children through a variety of schemes with the focus now being on the incredible initiative, Box4Kids.
Box4Kids has so far provided over 6000 seriously ill and disabled children and their families with a VIP day out at major sporting and entertainment events. Box4Kids was initially launched at Liverpool FC and has now been rolled out to 85 venues nationwide. These include Wembley Stadium, Manchester City FC, Saracens RUFC, Newmarket, Silverstone, The O2 and The Royal Albert Hall.

Duties and responsibilities:
  • Provide top quality secretarial and administrative support to the Chairman including audio typing
  • Composition, editing and review of correspondence
  • Liaising with clients and connections by telephone, in writing and face-to-face
  • Organising travel itineraries
  • Handling expenses
  • Minimum of eight GCSEs grade C or above, including Maths and English at Grade A or B
  • Two A Levels grade C or above, or equivalent
  • A degree or higher level qualification in secretarial/admin/business or related would be an advantage but is not essential
Experience and skills:
  • You will require a minimum of three years’ experience as a professional secretary or personal assistant, providing exceptional high level support
  • You will be fully conversant with Microsoft Office applications (including Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • You will require excellent typing skills
  • You will combine excellent written and oral English with attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of people
  • To be able to handle numbers confidently, recognise and apply basic arithmetic
  • ​The ability to prioritise workload and work under pressure
To apply click on the button below to send across your CV and covering letter. 

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