Private and Business PA

  • Location

    Greater London

  • Sector:

    Executive Assistants

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £35k - 45k per year

  • Contact:

    Joss Search

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:


  • Job ref:

    JN -102021-16466

  • Published:

    2 days ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:

    2021-11-29 00:00:00

  • Consultant:

    Jessica Norton


Private and Business PA – Family Office



The Client

A successful and well established family office are looking to take on a trusted assistant to support with both business and private duties.

Based in Mayfair, this role will be working directly for the Principal but with additional areas of involvement.  They have business interests ranging from commodities to shipping to property investment and development and responsibilities within this role will span all. 

Additionally the Principal runs a busy household and is seeking a PA who enjoys providing private support with family tasks.

The Role

The role can be separated into three key areas. 

Providing some supplementary support to the receptionist/office manager in order to ensure the day to day smooth running of the office; liaising with suppliers, welcoming clients, helping to get teas, coffees and lunches, overflow phone calls etc.

You will be working closely with the Principal to assist with administration relating to the shipping area of the business.  We are looking for someone eager to learn as you will be attending weekly status update meetings; excellent attention to detail is required and a familiarity with accounts/data to identify any anomalies. This element of the role will also require someone adept at building client relationships and who enjoys client communication.

Lastly you will providing comprehensive support to the Principal and family.  This will include traditional business focused support but also liaising with schools and household staff, booking private travel, managing household expenses, small tasks and errands and generally acting as a trusted extension of the family unit.  You will also be liaising with member of the wider family, planning itineraries, and assisting with event planning, gift purchases and more.

The Person

We are looking for a calm and professional PA who genuinely enjoys their work and understands the importance of building trust.  Someone who is looking for a varied role and is happy to musk in and turn their hand to anything that comes their way. A natural born organiser who likes to stay a step ahead and who genuinely enjoys being that indispensable right hand assistant that their boss cannot do without!

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