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Executive Assistant - Midlands Air Ambulance Charity

Shifnal, UK
Closing on 6 August 2024

We are delighted to be working with Midlands Air Ambulance Charity who are seeking an experienced and effective Executive Assistant to provide high-level, comprehensive administrative support to the charity’s Chief Executive Officer and Chief Operating Officer.

In this newly created role, you will be a highly efficient, articulate and astute Executive Assistant with experience of supporting senior leaders in a vibrant environment. You will be responsible for diary co-ordination and meeting support, including agendas and minutes - liaising with multiple internal and external stakeholders, using due diligence, good judgement and discretion.

This is an extremely busy and varied role and an exciting opportunity at a time of significant growth and development within the air ambulance charity, so you will need to be highly organised with excellent time management skills, able to work to tight deadlines and under pressure. 

You will have:

  • A minimum of 3 years previous experience in a similar role, including working with senior management and establishing good working relationships at all levels.
  • Excellent attention to detail with the ability to prepare papers, reports and presentations, with effective minute-taking skills. 
  • Experience of managing administrative systems to improve efficiencies. Working closely with SLT and colleagues to ensure that departmental administrative support needs are being met.
  • Experience of conducting research and gathering relevant information to aid senior decision-making, working on special projects and initiatives.
  • Experience of handling sensitive organisational matters with the utmost discretion and confidentiality.
  • Knowledge with working within a health or clinical environment and / or charity would be beneficial, a good knowledge and understanding of charity governance and compliance is desirable. 

With a proactive approach, you will be able to work with minimal supervision under your own initiative. Able to demonstrate strong verbal and written communication skills, you will be able to communicate confidently, credibly and professionally at all levels, drafting well-written and structured communications and documents.  An excellent standard of English and maths is essential.

Your application should include your CV and supporting statement.

We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We do not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, colour, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age, veteran status, or other category protected by law.

Location: This role is office based, with the option to work from home two days per week (following the initial induction period).

Closing date: 6 August 2024.  Please note that when a suitable candidate is found the role will close early, so please apply without delay.

Louise Portnall
Recruitment Consultant
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