Personal Assistant

Overview

Our client requires an experienced and motivated Personal Assistant to support their busy Private Estate near Hereford in Herefordshire. The Principals are friendly, dynamic and meticulous, so this role would suit a candidate with previous PA / EA or full-time operations experience.

The family are looking for someone who wants to engrain with the family long-term and enjoys reasonable diversity in their working life. This is a 360-degree role encompassing administration for both the domestic home and the working farm.

The position would be based on the Herefordshire estate, working from the Estate Office.

Start date: immediate.

Job duties

Responsibilities of the Personal Assistant for the Private Estate in Herefordshire include:

  • Overseeing and managing all household utility providers
  • Paying of bills
  • Diary management, overseeing / organising personal appointments as well as business appointments
  • Administrative and organisational support to the Principals and their employees where required
  • Farm business administration
  • Overseeing building works and managing external contractors
  • Liaising with the Principal’s EA and Estate Management team and wider estate staff
  • Undertaking all other usual PA duties

Candidates must be/have:

  • Experience as a PA/EA with the ability to confidently handle multiple ongoing projects simultaneously
  • Exceptionally organised, with an absolute eye for detail
  • Discreet, will be required to sign a binding NDA
  • Enthusiastic, friendly, with a sense of humour
  • No-task-is-too-small ethos
  • Efficient and always diligent with excellent time management skills
  • Exceptional initiative
  • Able to work autonomously as well as being a team player
  • Proficient in Word, Excel, Power-point, etc
  • Basic accountancy, including account reconciliation – understanding of Xero would be beneficial

Hours

Monday to Friday, 9am to 6pm.

Location

Near Hereford (HR2).

Salary

Up to £35,000 gross per annum, with salary dependent on candidate experience.

21 days holiday + bank holidays and standard pension (NEST).

Job ref

CP676: Personal Assistant for Private Estate near Hereford (HR2), Herefordshire.

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Personal Assistant