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Executive Assistant to Private Client (SPM230042)

Central London, Region

Family Office

£60k and £75k dependent on experience

Full time / Permanent

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We are looking for a highly efficient and professional Private EA to support a well-known philanthropist and entrepreneur with all their business (70%) and private (30%) activities. This is not a traditional office environment and requires flexibility to work from the principal's private office in Central London, their home in West London and remotely from your home (plus a monthly visit to their country property) and as such, requires a disciplined and self-motivated individual able to work proactively and with autonomy. While no specialist skills connecting to the principal's varied interests is necessary, the role will require a detail-orientated individual, dedicated to ensuring that their principal's life and all administration runs seamlessly.

Hours: 9am-6pm or 8am-5pm (as preferred) Monday to Friday - very rare support required on evenings and weekends

Location: Central London office and West London home, with some WFH flexibility

Salary: £60k and £75k dependent on experience

Start Date: November 2023

Interviewing: ASAP

Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Gatekeeper - main contact on all communications
  • Diary management
  • Keeping all documentation (electronic and paper) filed efficiently and kept up to date
  • Organising business travel globally
  • Meeting preparation
  • Liaison with family membersAdministration of London and country properties
  • Overseeing maintenance, administration and insurance etc
  • Liaising with housekeepers, handymen, tradesmen, gardeners, etc.
  • Collating info for bookkeepers, lawyers and accountants
  • Updating records of the art collection, loans agreement, purchases and insurance etc
  • Ensuring smooth functioning of tech/WiFi and other services
  • Occasional support on launches / events

Candidates must be / have:

  • Minimum of 3+years as a senior PA/EA.
  • Advanced office and computer skills
  • Fluent written English and excellent grammar essential
  • Confident telephone manner
  • IT literacy
  • University degree preferred
  • Fantastic attention to detail
  • Highly talented, organised, methodical, self-motivated person
  • Excellent people skills and a sense of humour
  • Articulate, quick and versatile and able to react well under pressure
  • Adept at liaising with a broad range of colleagues in different locations
  • Able to build bridges between different teams
  • Professional, hard-working and capable of prioritising tasks in a fast-paced environment
  • Discreet, trustworthy and a team player


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