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EA to Celebrity Cook

Job Title: EA to Celebrity Cook
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: North London, London
Industry:
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH65850
Contact Name: Emerald May
Contact Email: emerald.may@handle.co.uk
Job Published: March 01, 2018 10:30

Job Description

Handle Recruitment is proud to present a truly unique opportunity for an Executive Assistant to support a well-known food writer, award-winning cookbook author and founder of an acclaimed cooking school.

Based from the individual's home in North London, the role will incorporate a real mix of general assistance, administration and editorial work; with an emphasis on managing her day-to-day activities.

Key features:

  • Acting as the primary contact for her professional and personal commitments
  • Managing her schedule and accompanying her to appointments
  • Responding to any email/ letter correspondence
  • Maintaining her office and ordering supplies when needed
  • Running errands - both personal and professional
  • Scheduling travel and accompanying her on trips to the South of France
  • Updating the cooking school's website and managing the contact database
  • Managing social media - writing and posting content to her website and other social media channels; and creating and implementing a social media calendar of posts
  • Getting involved with editorial work in connection with her current book project - conducting research, editing text/ recipes and recipe testing

Person specification:

  • Previous experience in a similar role based out of someone's home, ideally
  • Knowledge of and keen interest in food and cooking
  • A lover of books and travel
  • Degree educated, or equivalent
  • Highly organised and detail-orientated
  • Strong written and grammatical skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Web and social media literate - Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and preferably Hootsuite
  • Comfortable using website and domain dashboards
  • Driving license preferable
  • French language skills advantageous

You must be able to commit to working 5 days a week from our client's home in North London. The hours are 9.30am-6.30pm. Occasional evening and weekend work is required around any speaking events, but this will all be agreed in advance. Immediate start preferable!

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the high volume of applications we receive we are unable to respond to everyone. If you have not heard from us within 5 working days of sending your CV then unfortunately you have not been shortlisted for the position you have applied for.