Executive Assistant- Beauty & Cosmetics

Job Title: Executive Assistant- Beauty & Cosmetics
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: West London, London
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH69250
Contact Name: Joe Bovis
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 03, 2018 17:26

Job Description

Fantastic EA opportunity with our client- a Global leader within Beauty & Cosmetics! Handle Recruitment are seeking a super organised, pro-active and highly adaptable EA to provide full senior level support - the client's head offices are based in West London.

Suitable candidates must possesses a minimum of 3 years' Senior PA/ EA experience, with meticulous attention to detail and strong multi-tasking and organisational capabilities. Extensive complex diary management, juggling multiple demands and taking ownership of tasks to meet deadlines is a key part of this role, so candidates will be asked to provide key examples of this experience within interview.

This is an incredible yet demanding role where candidates must be able to think outside the box and feel comfortable supporting at Senior Level.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Extensive multiple diary management - working across multiple time zones and organising diaries that consistently change
  • Organising internal and external meetings
  • International travel arrangements and itinerary planning, including VISA applications
  • Processing expenses and liaising with the Finance teams to process documentation
  • Conserving Executive's time by reading, researching and overseeing written correspondence; drafting letters and documents and collecting and analysing information
  • Acting as gatekeeper, dealing with all correspondence and communication in a polite and professional manner
  • To maintain and update databases and filing systems
  • Minute taking
  • Handling all internal communication
  • To organise screenings and events including booking venues, arranging catering, collating materials and handouts
  • Providing full administrative support including general assistance to the marketing and development team as required

Mandatory Skills/Requirements:

  • EA experience within the creative industry - particularly fashion, beauty and/or cosmetics
  • Ability to work in an extremely fast paced environment - remaining adaptable, proactive and using initiative at all times
  • Experience in supporting multiple Senior Executives
  • Able to work across multiple territories and lines of business
  • Advanced MS Office skills (Excel, Word, Outlook and PowerPoint)
  • Exceptional organisation skills and attention to deal
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Genuine interest for the Beauty and Cosmetics industry!

This is initially a temporary role with view to convert to permanent - therefore suitable candidates must be available immediately. If you meet the requirements listed then please do not hesitate and apply today as the process is moving extremely quickly!

Joe Bovis

Senior Researcher - Office Support Temp Division | handle recruitment | the ONE destination for careers with great brands

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