Executive Assistant

Venesky-Brown’s client, a public sector organisation in Edinburgh, is currently looking to recruit an Executive Assistant for up to 6 months with the possibility for extension on a rate of £16.64 per hour (PAYE). This role will have 6 days per month in the office.


– Provide high level executive, administrative and business support to the Chief Executive and Executive Team of the organisation.

-Provide support and collating information preparing papers for staff communication activities.

– Act as the primary point of contact for the Chief Executive (CE), managing commitments and calendar. This will include screening and monitoring inboxes daily, progressing decisions, assigning tasks on behalf of the CE and, where appropriate, escalating queries to the Business Manager/Director when appropriate.

– Provide secretariat support to the Committees/Boards. This would entail planning and scheduling meetings, minute taking, organising papers, and collating meeting briefs. Reviewing of requests and taking decisions on correspondence, aligning to the communications and business areas to respond to MP enquiries in line with ministerial guidelines.

– Working closely to identify, anticipate and prepare information for the Chief Executive or Executive Team ahead of meetings, appointments, and presentations. Liaising with officials across the agency and wider government to ensure follow-up and actions from requests for information, reports and correspondence.

– Act as a point of contact for the Non-Executive Board Members (NEBMs) processing payments for remuneration, organising annual appraisals and supporting Resourcing colleagues in the recruitment and or re-appointments of Non-Executive Board Members


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Executive Assistant
Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, Scotland
£16.64 per hour -

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