Personal Assistant

  • Salary: benefits that will get you excited
  • Location: Whyteleafe, Surrey
  • Job type: Permanent

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Personal Assistant - to Joint MD’s

Head Office – Whyteleafe, Surrey (Hybrid working)

Competitive salary + benefits that will get you excited

Ann Summers is SEXY, DARING, PROVOCATIVE and NAUGHTY – we push boundaries and buttons to give our customers exactly what they want!

We’re the destination brand for must-have lingerie and sex toy innovation and stand proud as the authority in our industry. We passionately champion sexual liberation and believe that every woman in the world should feel like the sexiest woman in the world!

Whether you’re working at our head office or in one of our stores, one thing that’s guaranteed is no two days are the same. We’re a unique brand with a phenomenally talented team of experts across all our channels – together we’re empowered to achieve the brand’s global vision.

We are looking for an awesome individual who will excel in the role of PA to the joint MD’s. This is a fantastic opportunity to work with our MD’s and be exceptional support to them, allowing them both to focus on the bigger stuff, both in business and personally too. You will learn so much in this role, get involved in some amazing things, support and advise truly inspirational woman.

So, what would you be doing?...

* Diary Management: Extensive diary management of Joint MD’s calendar for both business and personal appointments, as well as anticipating their day-to-day needs. Reactive/basic diary management for CMO.
* Administrative Support: Provide support including preparing presentations/reports, research, project/event support etc. Be the first point of contact for incoming correspondence into Joint MD’s inbox and manage any follow-up action taken. Manage effective filing systems for any important business information. Ensure this information is always kept up to date and accessible in an efficient way. Act as a sounding board and gatekeeper to Joint MD’s.
* Banking/Finance: Reconcile Joint MD Business credit cards each month & any additional expenses. Raise POs for any services and suppliers as directed by JMDs. Support line manager with the management of JMDs and Board cost centres.
* Travel: Manage Business & Personal trip bookings. Research upcoming trips and recommendations for JMDs in line with her personal and business budget.
* Ad hoc Project Management: Undertake specific business and personal projects for the business & execute to a high standard and to deadline.
* Professional Development: Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.

You need to be this kind of person…

* Able to make it happen and push boundaries in a fast-paced, fun, and dynamic environment
* Care about doing a great job and empower others with the quality of what you do
* An amazing stakeholder manager and relationship builder, who Leads by example, inspiring individuals & teams to do their best
* An authentic ambassador you champion & demonstrate our ‘people values’ at all times.

We always support colleagues to develop their skills. But to be successful in this role you will need to have…

* High standards of work and delivery
* Team player with a roll up your sleeves and muck in attitude
* Proactive/self-managing
* Empathic and conscientious
* Trustworthy and loyal
* Confident
* Impeccable communication skills
* Excellent IT Skills, particularly in Office 365; Word, Excel, Outlook & PowerPoint. Technology and social media savvy
* Passionate about Ann Summers brand

We regret that due to high volumes we are unable to acknowledge every application. All successful candidates will be contacted as soon as possible to discuss the role and their experience further.

Ann Summers complies with all GDPR policies and by responding to this ad your details will be kept on record for a total of 6 months unless expressed otherwise.

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