Executive Assistant to Deputy Group Director (Mat Cover)

Bernie Spain Gardens

We’re recruiting an experienced Executive Assistant to support the busy and challenging workload of our Deputy Group Director. You will be an enthusiastic and hardworking Executive Assistant with prior experience of providing excellent administrative support at Director level. We are looking for a team player with an ‘all-hands-on-deck’ attitude who enjoys a busy, challenging and varied role. 

As the Executive Assistant (EA) to our Deputy Group Director you'll be integral in driving activity and ensuring successful delivery of priorities, projects and workflow within her teams. You'll work closely with the Leadership team and with the other EAs within the Group Director’s Office to ensure smooth delivery and to ensure best practice is shared.

The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate the following:
•    Experience providing EA/PA support at a director level, including effective diary and inbox management
•    A proactive self-starter with exceptional organisational and planning skills
•    Effective interpersonal and communication skills and able to work well with colleague to ensure outcomes are achieved
•    Excellent IT skills across all Microsoft Office applications

This is a 12-month maternity cover, fixed term contract, working full-time, Monday to Friday, with at least three days (flexibility required) being based in the office (SE1).

What we do
We provide the opportunities and spaces for people to lead their own change.
Our activities are wide and far reaching. From giving families and children the best start in life through our childcare and family support, to creating and maintaining high quality live, work and play spaces on land which we own.
We promote enterprise, creativity and lifelong learning whether that’s through providing employment, volunteering opportunities, nurturing enterprise or delivering programmes and activities.  We provide housing that supports our community; we champion co-operative housing and influence local and national housing policy.
From sports and dance to healthy eating and gardening, we offer a range of facilities and activities accessible to everyone to support health and wellbeing in our community.

In return, we can offer you:

  • 27 days’ annual leave (excluding bank holidays) pro rata for part time staff
  • 8% contributory pension scheme (5% employer contribution, 3% employee contribution)
  • Health and wellbeing support, including online mental health therapy sessions
  • Free gym membership at Colombo, annual flu jabs
  • Commitment to training and development

Permanent, 35 hours per week

£34,000 per annum depending on experience

To Apply 
To apply please submit an up to date CV and the supporting questions form. We are unable to consider CVs if they are not accompanied by the supporting questions form. The equal opportunities form is optional.
Please send your complete application to recruitment@coinstreet.org

Closing Date
Please send your application by midnight on 26th September 2022.

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