Business Executive Assistant

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Executive Assistants

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £45k - 55k per year

  • Contact:

    Joss Search

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:


  • Job ref:

    JN -092021-16350

  • Published:

    6 days ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

  • Expiry date:


  • Consultant:

    Claire Johnston

Business EA to Co-Head of Europe

St James’s

Up to £65k


We have a new role working for an established and well known top tier US owned Private Equity firm based in St James’s with a unique opportunity to join their London office supporting the Co-Head of Europe.


The role


Our Client are hiring for an additional EA to work in the office of the Co-Head alongside and collaborative with another EA with your main responsibilities focused on extensive Business tasks. This is a busy and demanding office where no two days will be the same so this client are looking for a strong EA with solid experience working in a fast paced environment, who is ambitious and driven and looking to move their career forward to the next level.

The firm have a very low turnover of staff, a great and professional culture. They look after their staff extremely well.


Responsibilities (but not limited to)


  • Complex business diary management
  • Arranging business travel and itineraries
  • Managing all documentation relating to business travel - visa/permits
  • Working across the firm with global offices
  • Working with Portfolio companies to manage Board meetings and related documentation
  • Screening calls
  • Dealing with all (business) written, email & telephone correspondence in a pro-active manner
  • Setting up conference/video calls
  • Completion of expenses using Concur
  • Preparation of PowerPoint presentations
  • Maintaining Salesforce/Deal Engine database and contacts list, Excel spreadsheets and Weekly Activity Reports
  • Managing business conference and events schedules (in liaison with team colleagues)
  • Filing, photocopying, faxing, binding
  • Provide support to EA to Co-Head of Europe



  • Discreet, trustworthy, team player, able to exercise sound judgement at all times 
  • Willingness to work outside of core hours (early/late/weekend) when required
  • Ability to process work quickly and respond to MD’s demands immediately 
  • Multi-tasker who can prioritise workload and react to short-notice urgent requests 
  • Must be able to work seamlessly with 1st Executive Assistant and to be able to cover each other at a moment’s notice
  • Ability to liaise with people at all levels 
  • Ability to deal with highly confidential material in a responsible manner 
  • Calm, non-confrontational and flexible personality 
  • Eye for detail and accuracy 
  • Ability to take a proactive approach to tasks with limited or no supervision



  • First class Personal Assistant skills including typing 60wpm+
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills
  • Excellent PC skills (Microsoft Office suite)


The Details 

  • Non-contributory pension – 10%
  • PMI
  • Critical Illness / Death in Service
  • Beautiful offices
  • Free lunch and breakfast
  • 25 days holiday
  • Salary up to £65k
  • Hours are 9am – 5.30pm with flexibility required
  • Flexi working – one day working from home offered alongside reduced summer working hours


This is a really great opportunity to work at a high level for a top tier firm that offers some flexibility, a great environment and excellent benefits. 

Please do apply today if you are interested!

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