EA to Executives

Salary up to £60K

Full Time

Chelsea

Private Equity

The Company

Our client, based in Chelsea, is a leading mid-market private equity firm seeking transformational buyouts across Europe. The company is comprised of 13 nationalities and 12 languages which is critical to the effective sourcing, execution, and management of complex buyout transactions across all key European markets. Their investment strategy relies on a disciplined investment focus through relationship-based sourcing and transactional complexity, and the execution of ambitious transformational projects.

 

They are looking for a professional EA to join their team.  The ideal candidate will have private equity experience, be well presented and able to provide high-level support. A mature outlook, pro-active attitude and an exceptional work ethic is required to be successful in this role.

 

Location: Fully office-based, in Chelsea

Responsibilities:

  • Correspondence and email management
  • Heavy diary management
  • Extensive international and national travel arrangements and itineraries
  • Task coordination and monitoring
  • Preparing minutes from meetings, keeping accurate records and following up on actions
  • Providing an efficient administrative service i.e. filing, booking cabs, booking couriers, booking lunches, managing incoming/outgoing post
  • Support and work with other assistants as part of a broader team as required
  • Agenda and background preparation for meetings
  • Coordination with Executive’s contacts, developing good relationships over time
  • Production of high-level company and project PowerPoint presentations and proposals

 

Requirements:

  • Italian speaking is an advantage
  • Prior experience supporting senior executives in private equity
  • Strong work ethic
  • Advanced MS Office Suite skills
  • An eye for detail and strong follow through
  • Strong organisational skills and a confident manner
  • Professional attitude and appearance
  • Ability to set priorities independently and manage own time
  • Ability to stay calm under pressure and with a “can-do” attitude
  • Excellent verbal and written English
  • Reliable attendance and punctuality

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