Personal Assistant

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Location: Manchester

Job description

We are a domestic and international multi-modal logistics provider that puts people, technology and service at the heart of everything we do. Headquartered in Manchester we deal with a nationwide network of clients, integrating with all major selling platforms and shippers.

Due to promotion, we are looking for a new PA to provide administrative support to our Managing Director. You will need to be well organised, meet daily deadlines and able to manage competing priorities. This role will give the opportunity to interact with a wide variety of people in all areas of the business both internally and externally.

Duties include:

  • Full diary management for the company MD and SMT
  • Organising and attending appointments - internal and external
  • Booking meetings / taking minutes within meetings
  • To assist in the management and coordination of company events
  • Handling telephone enquiries
  • Booking and arranging travel
  • Drafting emails and communications on behalf of the MD
  • Screening / responding to emails
  • Proof reading documents
  • Managing incoming and outgoing post

We are looking for someone who has experience with:

  • Working with a senior management team, including board members
  • Self motivating and using your own initiative when making decisions and recommendations
  • The ability to remain calm and objective when under pressure
  • Excellent organisational skills, ability to organise others and self and manage several projects running at once
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to meet various deadlines
  • Must exercise discretion when dealing with confidential or sensitive information