Executive Assistant

  • UK, Haywards Heath

Salary: £25,009 per annum

Contract: Permanent

Sightsavers’ Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTD) team work at the forefront of global efforts to eliminate a range of debilitating disorders effecting millions of people worldwide. As the Executive Assistant to senior team members you will contribute to this effort by actively supporting the management team’s work, managing diaries effectively and ensuring minutes are distributed in a timely manner.

This Executive Assistant role is a new post, offering you the opportunity to help shape the way that this position works in the wider team. To be successful you will be organised, with strong communication skills, confident liaising with senior stakeholders and able to arrange meetings and calls with colleagues in multiple time zones.

The NTD team offer a friendly dynamic environment and as the Executive Assistant you will need to prioritise multiple tasks while maintaining strong attention to detail and high standards of written and verbal communication.

In order to apply for the role you will be educated to A-level standard or equivalent, have a background in an administrative support role, be accustomed in using Microsoft programmes and be experienced in working across cultures.

This is not an exhaustive list of duties or required professional skills, so if you are interested in the role and finding out more please read the complete Job Description for further details.

Closing Date: 27 May, 2019

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How to apply

To apply for this post by email, please download our application form and equal opportunities form and return as two separate documents to [email protected].

We’re an equal opportunities employer, and we particularly encourage qualified people living with a disability to apply. Find out about our commitment to inclusion.

We will be contacting shortlisted candidates for interview shortly after the closing dates. We regret that in view of the large number of applications we receive, we are unable to respond if you are unsuccessful. We hope you understand the need to concentrate resources towards our work.

Sightsavers is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of adults at risk and children as a priority. This is reflected in our pre-employment checks and requirement to verify and check the identity and references of all applicants.

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