Part Time Executive Assistant

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Part Time Executive Assistant

  • Location

    Whitchurch, Shropshire

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  • Salary:

    £17472 - £18720 per annum + PRO RATA

  • Contact:

    Lisa Carew

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

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A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an experienced Executive Assistant to join this award-winning estate and wedding venue based in Whitchurch.

The role will be part-time and ideally worked 3 days over 5 (Monday-Friday's), from 9am-5.30pm, 8 hours a day (24 hours a week).

The role is paying between £14-£15 per hour dependant on experience.

The role

To ensure the efficient running of the Estate office and manage all day-to-day business of the Estate owner.


  • To deal with daily administration of Estate office - post, phone, emails, file management, database and rolodex update, general correspondence, messages.
  • To take dictation from Estate owner as required.
  • Preparation and circulation of weekly staff schedule and emails.
  • To support meetings, producing minutes where required.
  • Filing of materials - estate matters
  • Maintenance of petty cash float.
  • Personnel administration including advertising, letters of appointment, job descriptions, maintenance of personnel files and records, maintenance of staff holiday schedule and circulation of booking forms and other ad hoc matters.
  • In conjunction with the Operations Manager, to assist with recruitment and interviewing process as necessary.
  • Estate and car insurances kept up to date with liaison with Comptroller. Preparation, submission and follow-up of all claims. Car servicing and taxing arrangements.
  • Liaison with Comptroller re letting and maintenance of estate properties - advertising, viewing and application forms, and liaison with agencies, solicitors and tenants re letting and occupation, liaison with Operations Manager and maintenance regard repairs and upkeep.
  • Fundraising events organised and administered - taking all bookings and ticketing. Liaising with service providers and performers, publicity, press and sponsorship. Maintenance of financial records. Marketing, liaison with tourist information centres. Preparation of all material - posters, fliers etc. Arrangements with printers.
  • Administration of events held at the Abbey on a commercial basis, including liaison with House Manager and others where necessary.
  • Maintenance of financial records for various projects - eg SCB personal matters. Preparation of tax return material for accountant.
  • Dealing with personal matters for Estate owner - legal, financial, travel meetings and diary.
  • Dealing with official bodies for licences, grant payments etc - eg DEFRA for control of Canada Geese RPA for grant payments in conjunction with the Estate Owner and the Farm Consultant.
  • Dealing with outside organisations that the Estate Owner is involved with for business, i.e., CLA, Tourism bodies, HH, Heritage England etc.
  • Liaison with contract farmers as necessary to deal with any matters in conjunction with the Estate Owner and Farm Consultant.
  • Liaison with estate syndicates - fishing, water skiing, shooting - re payments and general administration. Preparation of invoices.
  • Order stationery and stamps for the estate.
  • To make sure that smooth communications and an up-to-date information flow exist between all departments.
  • Deal with enquiries for location Shoots and filming, undertaking recce visits, contract negotiation and management of the event with the House Manager.

Person Required

  • Proven experience of a similar role
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Outstanding organisational skills
  • Problem solving attitude
  • Outgoing and personable
  • High proficiency in use of Microsoft 365 suite of tools (Outlook, Word, Excel etc)

This is a great opportunity to be part of a fabulous team based within a stunning, historic setting.

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