Personal Assistant to Director of Communications and External Affairs/Team Administrator

University of Sussex - Communications and External Affairs

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a highly organised and astute individual, with excellent communication skills, to provide comprehensive PA support to the Director of Communications and External Affairs.

The post-holder will provide a professional interface between the Director and her internal and external contacts.  You will be responsible for managing her busy diary and making all necessary meeting arrangements.  In addition, you will conduct research to ensure the Director is well-prepared for her commitments.

The post-holder will be required to maintain office systems and carry out a wide range of tasks.  At times you will be required to undertake project and administrative work for the division as required by the Director.

The successful candidate will be approachable and confident, with the ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of individuals. You will be expected to work well using your own initiative with a varied workload in a busy and interesting environment.

You will have excellent communication and IT skills, with the ideal post-holder having an working knowledge of social media and digital environments. The post-holder will also have managerial responsibility for two reception staff.

You will be part of a dynamic and friendly team, which is focused on punching above its weight.

For full details and how to apply see our vacancies page.

The University of Sussex values the diversity of its staff and students and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

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