Executive Assistant to the CEO & Board of Trustees - London

Salary range: £29,328 to £36,183 (depending on experience)
Contract Type: Permanent, full time (37.5 hours per week)
Location: London

The Role

MOLA is seeking an Executive Assistant to provide high quality support to the Chief Executive Officer, ensure efficient functioning of the Executive Team, and play a key role in enabling effective governance of the MOLA and MOLA Northampton Board of Directors and any associated Standing Committees.  The post-holder will act as a point of contact for the CEO ensuring the office runs smoothly and efficiently, liaise and coordinate with other members of the Executive and wider Management Group, the Board and other stakeholders, and ensure the CEO’s office maintains an open and outward-facing approach.  They will be responsible for preparing briefing documents, carrying out research, preparing notes and presentations, as well as leading on specific projects or initiatives, under the direction of the CEO.

Essential criteria include:

  • EA Experience for a Chief Executive or Senior Director in a client-facing environment

  • Outstanding written and spoken English communication skills, able to show careful attention to detail and the ability to copy edit

  • An enthusiastic self-starter, able to take initiative

  • Ability to write accurate and clear minutes

  • Track record of discretion and maintaining confidentiality

  • Outstanding organisational abilities, with an aptitude for planning ahead and prioritising effectively

Desirable criteria include:

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent

  • Experience working with non-executive Boards

  • Knowledge and awareness of charitable governance

  • Experience of drafting correspondence on behalf of senior managers

  • Experience of researching and report writing

  • Interest in archaeology

Employee Benefits:

We offer a range of benefits to our employees including the following:

  • 22 days annual leave (plus bank holidays), pro-rata, rising based on service length

  • Company pension scheme

  • Life Assurance and Sickness Income Protection Policies

  • Free health care cash plan (including dependent children)

  • Employee Assistance Programme

  • Payment of relevant professional memberships e.g. CIFA

  • Cycle Scheme

  • Season interest-free travel loan

We are committed to mentoring and training staff at all levels to develop individual capability and enhance career prospects.  We offer a highly competitive salary and a generous benefits package.

A CV and covering letter should be sent to: recruitment@mola.org.uk   

The closing date for the vacancy is 9am Monday 16 September 2019:59.