Are you an engaging individual who is known for their exceptional organisational skills, with a love for delivering first class support? We have just the role for you as a Personal Assistant.
We are looking for an experienced PA to support our new Head of Gardens & Parklands on a temporary basis until the end of February 2022. No two days will be the same, organising property visits, liaising with our operational teams out at property or taking notes at meetings.
The ideal candidate will have extensive experience in diary management, using outlook and booking business travel. Another strength that we're looking for is the ability to manage their own workload whilst using their initiative to ensure the smooth running of the weekly schedule.
Internally this role is known as Business Services Coordinator.
What it's like to work here
You will be working as part of a wider Business Services Team, within the Curation & Experiences Directorate, as well as supporting the Head of Gardens & Parklands who is new to the role.
This post is contractually based at our offices in Swindon but is currently working remotely. There will be an opportunity to explore and agree remote working arrangements which strike the right balance for you and the Trust. As a guide presence in the office is expected 1/2 days per week.
What you'll be doing
The National Trust is a busy organisation that has a lot going on at all times - you can guarantee that no day is the same so you'll have to love variety. As well as supporting day to day operations, you'll have the chance to support a variety of projects and offer your advice beyond your team. You'll always champion best practice when it comes to business support, and will be confident challenging the norm when you think there's a better way of doing something.
Who we're looking for
- Relevant experience in a Business Support environment; along with facilities or office supervision responsibility
- Good written and verbal communication skills
- Great team player
- Flexible and customer -focussed with strong customer service skills
- Able to multi-task and prioritise own workload
- Well organised and attention to detail
- Advanced IT Skills
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