Job Title: Executive Assistant
Directorate: Chair and Chief Executive’s Office
Starting salary: £29,704
Full time & Permanent
Location: London (London office based – at least 3 days per week)
As a member of the Chair and Chief Executive’s Office you will be providing support to our Executive Team. The role will focus on providing the right support in a proactive way to our directors allowing them to get on with the strategic elements of their role.
Who we are looking for
We are looking for a talented and enthusiastic Executive Assistant. Previous experience in a similar role would be an advantage, but more importantly you will be self-motivated, pro-active, possess excellent administrative and IT skills and be comfortable working in a rapidly changing environment.
To be successful in this role, you will need to have:
- Strong organisational and problem solving skills.
- Experience of actively managing busy schedules
- An ability to prioritise and work quickly and effectively to meet urgent deadlines
- Good interpersonal skills and an ability to build strong collaborative working relationships with people at all levels
- Excellent IT skills, especially competent in the use of Microsoft Office
- Effective communication skills, both written and oral
- Excellent attention to detail
Working at the Electoral Commission
The Electoral Commission is the independent body which oversees elections and regulates political finance in the UK. We work to promote public confidence in the democratic process and to ensure its integrity.
We offer excellent terms and conditions, including flexible working hours and the opportunity to join the Civil Service pension arrangements (dependant on scheme rules). If you are interested in applying for this role please download the job description before applying online.
We would like to continuously increase the diversity of our employees. Applications from B.A.M.E. candidates are particularly welcomed.
Please see attached Job description and person specification.
Download full job description
If you are interested in this role please visit our website; http://www.electoralcommission.org.uk/jobs to download the job description and person specification, before applying online.
The closing date for applications is 13th April 2021
Interviews will be held in the week commencing 27th April 2021.
(Please note this will be a two stage interview process)