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We're Hiring an EA to the Executive Director!

This is a challenge that can’t be done alone – having a competent assistant is key! 

We are seeking an exceptional Executive Assistant to provide high level support to our UK based Executive Director. Full time or near full time (flexibility is crucial). This is a fulfilling role at an exciting time offered on a freelance basis with a competitive salary. GlobalChoices is an innovative female led organisation focused on global climate issues. 

 

This busy, but rewarding role requires excellent organisational skills, high level planning, administration and coordination support. Experience within the climate space is highly desirable. Mostly remote role but would like some availability for face-to-face meetings if possible so the ideal candidate would be within a 15-mile radius of RH5 or London based. 

 

  • Proven experience supporting at a senior level - minimum 10 years 

  • Exceptional organisational skills including complex diary management and travel planning 

  • Ability to plan high level events and meetings across multiple time zones 

  • Self-motivated and able to hit the ground running 

  • Ability to anticipate requirements, plan-ahead, and prioritise 

  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills 

  • Ability to build relationships with high level stakeholders - confidentiality is essential 

  • Ability to manage and build professional relationships with senior members of the team - high level of diplomacy needed 

  • Decision making skills 

  • Ability to effectively manage a high workload and work calmly under pressure 

  • Ability to operate effectively in a remote environment and adapt to changing priorities. 

  • Sufficient knowledge of the climate space and key events within this space to recognise and understand priorities. 

  • IT literate - excellent keyboard skills and advanced skills in G suite, excel and PowerPoint 

 

Important to note 

Please do not apply unless you have at least 10 years EA experience supporting at an Executive level, within a similar organisation.  

 

We are a US/UK based organisation and flexibility with your working hours is essential - some out of hours working required, particularly during busy periods. We are a small team where delivery matters more than bureaucracy. 

 

To apply, please send your CV and a short covering email to explain why you feel you would be the perfect candidate for the position to felicity@globalchoices.org

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