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Executive Assistant to CEO

EA Search is thrilled to be exclusively representing an absolute titan of a company within the entertainment space, leading the search for a high-level Executive Assistant to support the Chief Executive Officer in West London.
  
The company is a publicly listed organisation employing over 20,000 people across the globe and with annual revenues exceeding £7 billion.
  
Given the size and reputation of the firm, plus the seniority of this role, we are searching for a highly experienced Executive Assistant with a proven track record of navigating large corporate C-Suites, and with the right experience and mindset to keep pace with one of the UKs top CEOs.
  
This role will require exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, a proven ability to act proactively and anticipate the needs of a fast-paced and global Executive, strong commercial acumen, and the flexibility to adapt quickly to changing and high-pressured priorities.
  
Type:

  • Permanent – full time. 
  • Hybrid – mirroring CEOs movements.

  
Compensation & Benefits:

  • A salary of £75,000 to £120,000 
  • Competitive employer pension contribution
  • Private healthcare and insurance
  • Career development budgets and initiatives
  • Diversity, Equity & Inclusion networks and initiatives
  • On-site gym and wellness facilities
  • Stock opportunities
  • The opportunity to travel with the CEO

  
Responsibilities:

  • Providing high-level support to the Chief Executive Officer, including calendar management, global travel and supporting logistics, meeting management and preparation, and handling internal and external correspondence.
  • Facilitation of board meetings, including agenda preparation, minute taking, and ensuring compliance with government and industry regulations.
  • Developing and maintaining strategic relationships with key stakeholders across the business, including board members, senior executives, and external partners.
  • Serve as the primary contact point on behalf of the CEO, ensuring timely responses to inquiries, and filtering through important requests/information.
  • Assisting in the research, development, and execution of strategic initiatives across the global organisation.
  • Oversee special projects as requested by the CEO, ensuring timelines are adhered to and milestones are achieved.
  • Identify potential risks and issues which may impact the CEO’s agenda or goals, and proactively mitigate challenges.

  
Requirements:

  • Proven experience as a C-Suite Executive Assistant.
  • Exceptional organisational and multi-tasking abilities, with proficiency in global calendar management and travel coordination.
  • You must be able to demonstrate strategic thinking and problem-solving abilities, with a proven track record of driving results in a fast-moving environment.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to interact with stakeholders at any level, with confidence and diplomacy.
  • Flexibility to adapt to constantly changing priorities, whilst remaining calm and resilient under pressure.

  
If you feel this role is of interest, please apply today and a representative from EA Search will be in touch should you be a good fit for the role.
     
Due to the number of applications anticipated, if you do not hear from us within 2 weeks of submitting your application, please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.
     

EA Search is acting as an employment agency following official instructions from our client.

At a glance

  • Location: London, Greater London
  • Job type: Permanent / Full Time
  • Job sector: Admin / Secretarial / Office Support
  • Salary: 120,000 per year
  • Published: June 14, 2024

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