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Executive Assistant, Secretariat

Ravensbourne University

Location: London
Salary: From £32,434 p.a + Benefits
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 27th September 2021
Closes: 17th October 2021

Ravensbourne University London is exceptional. A world-class digital destination developing talented individuals and leading edge businesses though learning, skills, applied research, enterprise and innovation.

We are based at Greenwich Peninsula in an iconic building next to The O2. Our aim is to become a portal for talent across London driving growth in the knowledge economy and creative industries.

We are seeking to recruit a driven and passionate Executive Assistant who will provide exceptional support to directors within the Executive Team, also working as an integral part of the Secretariat team.  

This role will require a flexible and highly organised individual to take control of diaries, manage workflow, action emails, and keep track of reports, actions and deadlines. The ideal candidate will have experience of working within a HE institution and will also be confident in organising complex meetings, taking minutes and managing small scale projects.

You will need to be extremely motivated when working on your own, unflappable when working to tight deadlines and be able to multi-task, anticipating needs and juggling competing priorities. The post sits within the Secretariat so being a team player is also an essential part of the role. Being able to maintain a positive ‘can-do’ attitude in an ever-changing landscape will be key.

Essential qualities:

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Ability to prioritise, plan, organise work and meet deadlines efficiently

Ability to work with a high degree of flexibility and autonomy, tacking new areas with confidence

Being discreet and confidential always, and dealing with sensitive information in a professional manner

Strong IT, MS Office skills

Able to demonstrate previous experience of taking minutes

The successful candidate will need to be available to start on Monday 13th December 2021.  

In the event that we receive a high volume of applications, we reserve the right to close the application date earlier than 17th October 2021.

Closing date: Sunday 17th October 2021 at 11pm

Interviews: Tuesday 2nd November 2021

To apply click on the 'Apply' button above

For further details:

(e)  (t) 020 3040 3622 

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