Executive Assistant - Sports / Media

Job Title: Executive Assistant - Sports / Media
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: West London, London
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH52310
Contact Name: Clare Dyer
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 20, 2016 17:03

Job Description

Handle Recruitment are searching for an accomplished Executive Assistant to provide support to the extremely busy SVP of Events & Media at this global sports and media company, based in West London.

The successful candidate will have superb organisation skills along with previous senior level support experience within a similar environment and a keen interest in sports / media.

**Those candidates who are available at short notice are highly desired.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Extensive diary management for the SVP
  • International travel arrangements, including arranging of VISAs
  • Preparation of documents / presentations etc.
  • Processing expenses and timesheets
  • Prioritise and communicate calls, messages, emails and other correspondence
  • Internal event organisation; team meetings etc.
  • Any other ad hoc support as required

Key Experience / Attributes:

  • Similar experience supporting a senior individual, ideally within a large global organisation
  • Excellent organisational skills - able to prioritise and multi-task
  • Strong IT skills - Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Attention to detail
  • Flexible approach to working hours
  • Integrity and confidentiality
  • Skilled at developing strong relationships
  • Able to remain calm under pressure
  • A keen interest in sports and / or media industries

This is a great opportunity for an Executive Assistant to take the next step in their career and develop their skills further within a fantastic organisation!

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.