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Executive Assistant

A leading trade publisher based in Central London is looking to appoint a highly organised EA to join their team. This is a pivotal position providing support to the CEO.

This position will involve extensive diary management and proven experience in this is required. The ideal applicant will be from a publishing background and demonstrate working knowledge of Bookscan and Bibilo, able to multi-task, experienced with using word, excel and outlook on a daily basis and be able to manage diary and schedule changes at short notice. They will have a calm, positive and efficient approach to their work and be able to work under pressure and to strict deadlines.


* Extensive diary management

* Booking meetings both internally and externally

* Organising travel

* Draft communication/responses on behalf of the CEO

* Correspondence both letter and email based

* Create and circulate meeting agendas

* Take minutes

* Any other ad hoc support that is required


* Highly Organised

* Fast Learner

* Proven EA and Admin background within the publishing industry

* High standard of the English language both verbal and written

* Forward thinking

* A flexible and professional work attitude with the ability to work under pressure

This is a fantastic opportunity for a current EA who is looking for a new role in which they can work hard from day one and utilise their organisational and system skills. Reporting to the senior management team, the ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills and be able to take direction quickly and carry out tasks efficiently and effectively in a fast-paced office.

For a full description of the role, please send your CV with a brief paragraph outlining your relevant skills.

Closing Date: Early applications may be prioritised.

** Inspired Search & Selection are a publishing recruitment specialist who operate an Equal Opportunities policy. We treat all employees and job applicants fairly and equally regardless of their sex, sexual orientation, marital status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion, age, disability or union membership status.

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Executive Assistant

Full-time, Permanent
Office Manager, Administration, Business, Publishing, Publishing Support, Support, Admin & PA, Assistant, Executive

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