Executive Assistant


Executive Assistant

  • Location:
    Agile / Home based - United Kingdom
  • Salary:
    Up to £32,750 + Benefits
  • Employment Type:
  • Hours per Week:
  • Closing Date:
    30 June 2022
Reporting Group:
  • Group Support Services

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We are Places for People Group, we build homes and manage communities where everyone is welcome and everyone can thrive, we are placemakers.

We want you to join the Places for People Group and the 11,000 other colleagues on our journey; colleagues who have helped to build, manage, maintain places that people are proud to call home and stay active in. How do we do all this? We surround ourselves with supportive people, helpful people, and collaborative people. Our people live and breathe our SPIRIT values; we are the place for spirited people.

More about your role  

We are looking for an Executive Assistant (EA) to support our Group Marketing Director and the Director of Policy. This is a highly responsible and influential role with our expanding organisation, and it will be safe to say that no day will be the same as the last! 

You will provide a professional, highly effective, proactive, and confidential EA service which includes, but not limited to, diary management, organisation of travel, expense management, support with reporting and collating information for meetings. In addition, you will support with onboarding of new colleagues to this new department and work with other EA's across the organisation to improve the EA service and share best practice. 

For more information, please download our job profile available on our website.  

More about you  

We are looking for an experienced EA, who has worked with Directors in a complex commercial organisation. The Executive Assistant basics are a given – you will be fluent in every aspect of managing diaries, arranging meetings, taking minutes, inbox management, document management and making travel arrangements. Where you will really excel and add value in this role will be through your highly adapted skills in anticipating need, supporting Directors, using your digital skills to find solutions, and stretching beyond your comfort zone to assume new responsibilities. 

This is an agile role whereby you will carry out your work from home. However, some travel to London will be required on occasion to assist with meetings and any face-to-face activities.

The benefits  

We are a large diverse and ambitious business, which will give you job security and all the challenge you could wish for. Here people can flourish, thrive, better themselves and work in fantastic communities with inspirational colleagues and customers.   

We know that there's always more we can do to make you smile, that's why we offer a comprehensive benefits package to help colleagues save money or make their lives a little bit easier which can include:  

  • Excellent holiday package and rewards 
  • Pension with matched contributions 
  • Training 
  • Extra perks including huge discounts and offers from shops, cinemas and much more. 

What's next?

If you meet the criteria and are ready to make the next step in your career then apply following our simple 5 minute application process, upload a CV and a supporting statement which demonstrates how you meet the requirements of the role. If you have any questions please call the recruitment team on 01772 666555.

Please note that we may bring the closing date forward, if we receive a large number of quality applications. If you are interested in this role we would advise applying immediately to avoid disappointment.

If you are using a mobile device such as an iPad then ensure your CV is stored in the cloud, we currently support Google Drive, OneDrive and Dropbox.

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