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Personal Assistant

Our client, a celebrated and award winning journalist, author and podcaster, is looking for someone to manage their professional and personal affairs. 

The ideal person has demonstrable experience in diary management and with an eye for the details is comfortable implementing processes and systems for task management, ensuring the smooth running of both personal and professional affairs. As an agile communicator you will approach day-to-day tasks methodically and thoughtfully. Working in a fast changing and dynamic environment you are known for remaining calm under pressure, with a knack for anticipating problems and implementing effective solutions. 

Responsibilities include:

  • Logistical/diary management: extensive travel and diary management, coordinating daily schedules, appointments, and personal and professional commitments, with all details accounted for in full and ensuring optimal time management. 
  • Personal research and trip planning: conduct thorough research on various topics to plan and coordinate travel arrangements, including accommodations, transportation, and itineraries.
  • Gift and personal shopping assistance: preempt upcoming events and plan purchases accordingly, managing gift procurement for special occasions, ensuring thoughtful and personalised selections.

  • Privacy management: uphold strict confidentiality and prioritise the privacy of the primary at all stages; screening and managing access to the primary, ensuring a secure and private environment that protects their time and privacy.
  • Household management: day-to-day errands, managing post and bills and arranging maintenance when necessary.
  • Other Duties: occasional daytime pet sitting, basic bookkeeping and filing business expenses for primary’s accountant, basic IT support and technology management. 


  • Experience as a Personal Assistant or supporting in a high-profile environment
  • Exceptional organisational, communication, and problem-solving skills
  • Commitment to privacy and discretion
  • Versatility to manage a range of responsibilities

On rare occasions out-of-hours tasks may arise due to an urgent matter. If you are a dedicated and resourceful individual with a passion for supporting high-profile figures in a dynamic environment, we would love to hear from you. 

If you would like to learn more about this exciting opportunity, please reach out to Dan with your CV and a short note detailing your relevant experience and skills. 

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

At Wonderful, we are dedicated to promoting diversity in all its forms. We are committed to creating an inclusive and equitable environment that promotes equal opportunities for wonderful people. We actively encourage candidates from under-represented groups to apply and warmly welcome all individuals with exceptional abilities, irrespective of their background.

Personal Assistant

Full-time, Part-time, Permanent
Administration, Assistant, Admin & PA
Personal Assistant
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