Executive Assistant

Number of employees

250

London, United Kingdom

Posted on: 2024-05-23

Category: transportation

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Employment type:

Full time

Experience required:

Intermediate

Salary

Salary not provided

About the company:

Revolutionising urban air mobility and electrifying air travel

Join the PA Team based in London as an Executive Assistant and help us to achieve our mission of pioneering electric aviation. 

 

 

This role is based at our London office in Notting Hill, however we have other sites in Bristol and Kemble that the role will require occasional travel to. This will be dependent on events but for clarity potentially 1 x day a week in Bristol. All expenses and travel costs are paid for. 

What success will look like for you, as an Executive Assistant?

As, the Executive Assistant, your primary role and focus is to support the Chief Financial Officer, General Counsel, Director of Strategic Finance and assist with quarterly Board Meetings. You will join and work alongside a fantastic team of 4 PA’s. One based in London, and two based in Bristol. Other duties include:

  • Inbox management 
  • Ensure diaries are well-managed, liaising closely with the other assistants to schedule a broad range of meetings in the most effective and logical way 
  • Preparing meeting materials and briefing documents when required  
  • Ensure thorough preparation for each meeting, and tracking of necessary follow-ups 
  • End to end travel coordination (if required), with thorough travel itineraries 
  • Organise board meetings, creating agendas and packs and organising travel for all board members. 
  • Helping organise events 
  • Expenses 
  • Keeping a tidy and well stocked office environment 
What would we like you to bring

Essential: 

  • Proven experience as an Executive Assistant 
  • Bachelor's degree  
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills  
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills 
  • Ability to prioritise effectively  
  • A strong sense of team, to work closely with the other assistants in a supportive and valuable way 
  • A positive attitude – no task too big or too small 

Desirable: 

  • You will have worked in a fast-paced environment in either, tech/engineering or a consumer product focused company.
  • You will have previous experience of providing EA duties and support to multiple Execs
  • You will have previously led and coordinated company events  

Person Profile: 

  • You will be highly organised , flexible and able to act calm under pressure - there are a lot of changing priorities, and you need to be able to adapt quickly and in a logical way 
  • You will be confident and a strong communicator - you will be the spokesperson for the senior team, therefore, possessing the ability to clearly communicate with senior leaders and external stakeholders on their behalf is vital to being successful in this role.  
  • You will have strong collaboration skills – you will be joining a fantastic team of PA/EA’s - having the ability to integrate, build relationships with your peers will be an important part of thriving in this role. 

         


What can you expect from us?

We're on a mission. Where others see limits, we see opportunity, and we work at pace. Working at Vertical isn't your average role but for those seeking a challenge, a flexible, supportive organisation and an incredible team; working here is an opportunity to do the best work of your career.

Our approach promotes ingenuity and courage, while our environment builds success through diligence in safety and being open in the way we work. The only way we're going to assure the next chapter of aviation history is by working as a team, relentlessly, towards our goal.  


Our benefits

Our people matter - we're not going anywhere without them. Which is why our company benefits go beyond the essentials.

  • 26 days holiday, plus bank holiday
  • 5 extra days per year to buy (or sell)
  • 5 extra days holiday when you get married or enter a civil partnership
  • Additional 4% of your salary to spend on extra benefits
  • Award-winning digital health and wellbeing service (Help@Hand)
  • Company Share Scheme - open to every Vertical employee
  • Company Pension Scheme - 5% and we match it
  • Breakfast on us, every day

We may just be the hardest job you've ever had, but we're confident it will be the most rewarding. Join the team today and help us shape the future of Advanced Air Mobility.


Disclaimer Statement

We encourage you to apply even if you may not have all the experience listed in the advert. We recognise that talent comes in various forms and we are committed to providing opportunities that create an environment of growth, diversity, and inclusion for everyone. As part of our desire to review and make our processes fair, we may ask you questions related to these aspects during the application process. For more information on how we will use your data, see our Legal section.

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