PA to Marketing Director 12 month fixed term contract

Posted on: -0001-11-30

Sector: Admin / Secretarial / Office Support

Position: Personal Assistant

Location: Berkshire

Type: Contract or Temp


PA to Marketing Director – Outskirts of Newbury so need to be a car driver  – up to £28K plus excellent benefits – 12 month fixed term contract

Our client is offering a salary of £26-28,000 and a 10% discretionary team bonus based on company performance. Benefits include: 31 days holiday including 8 bank holidays, a birthday holiday, a volunteer day, life assurance 4 x salary, pension scheme.  Due to the supportive nature of the role, the client has asked that ideally candidates take majority of their holiday at the same time as the Marketing Director, which tends to be during half terms/school holidays.
This role is to support the Marketing Director is running the Marketing, Partnering and Fellows programmes, providing structure and organisation, ensuring a well-run and well-communicated department, focused on helping all stakeholders to achieve goals and objectives.
This role is critical and requires somebody with exceptional communication skills as the Marketing Director is completely blind and therefore needs this individual to be their eyes.

Our client also asks that candidates take majority of their holiday at the same time as the Marketing Director, which tends to be during half terms/school holidays.

• To manage and organise all communications, including effective diary logistics, efficient email management and maintaining the Marketing Director’s social media accounts.
• To read and describe all communications and content for the Marketing Director and highlighting areas of inaccuracy or importance.
• To prepare reports and presentations on behalf of the Marketing Director and team, in preparation for meetings and company communications.
• To accompany the Marketing Director to external meetings and events, coordinating and planning travel.
• To be collaborative and enthusiastic, ensuring you are a great brand ambassador for both yourself and the Marketing Director, winning favour with Partners, Fellows and stakeholders across the business.
• To have a high-level of awareness of the Marketing department’s responsibilities timelines and logistics, and work with the Marketing Director to check and balance progress.
• To support the Marketing Director in managing the welfare and morale of the team, booking and managing all team meetings, direct report 1-2-1s and social events.
• To work with the Marketing Director and Finance Dept. to understand the budget and help with communicating spends to correct departments and lines, flagging any inaccuracies at a monthly budget meeting.
• To be able to update CRM accordingly based on meetings and interactions the Marketing Director has participated in.
• To be able to utilise CRM and ZAP in generating reports for the Marketing Director and describing the information detailed in the reports.

Must have social media presence and be confident using many social media tools.

• Outstanding verbal and written communication skills • Exceptional organisational skills, being able to demonstrate previous experience in the workplace • Proficient use of the Office suite, including Outlook, Word, Excel and Powerpoint • Have the ability and confidence to think creatively and use own initiative • Have good attention to detail and a high-level of accuracy • To be a highly engaged team player with keen emotional intelligence • Caring and tolerant, with a love of social interaction • To be flexible and have a positive attitude to change, understanding this role can regularly take you out of work hours and priorities and the schedule can shift • Clean and valid driving licence, plus own car appropriate for work use

DESIRABLE • Degree or equivalent qualification

PERSON PROFILE • Adaptability • Determination • Self-motivation • Problem solving • Commercial awareness • Highly developed communication skills • Diligence • Excellent attendance and punctuality

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