PA to CCO - Theatre

Job Title: PA to CCO - Theatre
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH79782
Contact Name: Hannah Johnstone
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 23, 2019 10:09

Job Description

Personal Assistant to the Chief Commercial Officer - Theatre

Competitive Salary

Handle Recruitment is working with a renowned theatre group, who own and operate commercial theatres in the heart of London's West End, to source a Personal Assistant to the Chief Commercial Officer.

Our client house some world famous theatrical productions as well as hosting an exciting programme of gigs and concerts. This is a great time to join their team; there's a lot happening and they have ambitious plans for the future which means that they need a dynamic, driven and proactive PA to support the CCO and be part of this journey!

Key responsibilities:

  • Managing and maintaining the diary of the CCO; arranging meetings and ensuring meeting requests are reviewed and prioritised appropriately
  • Manage the inbox of the CCO, including prioritising and proactively responding to emails whilst ensuring confidentiality at all times
  • Collate board papers from CCO direct reports and review/arrange before submission
  • Organise business travel including flights, hotels and car bookings, and ensuring full travel itineraries are prepared
  • Undertake research and/or support with project work as required by the CCO
  • Prepare and minute meetings as required, including collation and distribution of agendas and action lists
  • Organisation of internal and external meetings and teleconferences
  • Prepare reports and presentations, gathering information from a range of sources and
  • Ensure the CCO is fully briefed for meetings and made aware of actions required in
    good time
  • Arrange regular one to one catch ups with the CCO to discuss upcoming
    engagements, invitations and other requests

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Significant and recent previous experience in a PA/EA role supporting at C-Suite
    or Executive / Director level
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office applications, including Outlook, Word,
    PowerPoint, Excel, and ability to learn other systems easily
  • A cool head and be able to remain calm under pressure
  • Experience in prioritising deliverables and planning workload
  • Excellent organisational skills and great attention to detail

This is an amazing opportunity to work with an exciting, world-class brand. Immediate interview for successful candidates, please email with a CV to apply in the first instance.

Handle actively welcomes applicants from under-represented backgrounds

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.