Executive Assistant to CCO

Posted 07 January 2022
Salary£55000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
LocationHammersmith and Fulham
Job type Permanent
DisciplineExecutive and Personal Assistants
Contact NameC&C Search

Job description

C&C Search is currently recruiting for this new opportunity.

Please read through and apply if it is applicable, if not please do not forget our fantastic referral scheme!

Location: Hammersmith, West London

The Job:

Executive Assistant to Chief Consumer Officer

On-Site working: 4-5 days a week in the office in Hammersmith and 1-2 days wfh

(office is very close to tube)

Salary: up to £60,000 plus discretionary bonus and excellent benefits

All about the company I would be working for!

What they do: Consumer Goods

Size of the business: 30,000 Globally / 6000 in the UK / 30 in London

Company culture: A sociable, friendly and professional culture where people are encouraged to develop and thrive individually as well as work collaboratively.

What makes them great to work for: A FTSE 50 firm with opportunities for growth and development.

What would I be doing day to day?

Anticipating and managing the CCO complex workload, diary, accommodation, events and international travel requirements, ensuring appropriate deadlines are met and priorities are met efficiently. Personally ensures any hotel and meeting venues and arrangements are fit for purpose.

Acting as an ambassador for the CCO within the business

Comprehensive inbox management such as checking emails and ensuring queries are correctly answered or forwarded to the relevant person for action and following up.

Dealing with confidential matters with a very high level of professionalism, discretion and confidentiality

Handle requests and enquiries autonomously to resolve and relieve CCO's workload and inbox of routine matters.

Independent and creative thinking regarding delivery of areas of responsibility i.e. is there a better way to do something.

Meeting and greeting internal contacts and external guests (including key customers, suppliers, third party partners.)

Sending out agendas, taking and circulating minutes, following-up to ensure action points are completed.

Supporting the CCO and some assigned members of the GCO leadership team with projects and activities as required.

Processing invoices, expenses and also ad hoc payment requests. Double checking invoices are correct before being presented to CCO for final approval.

Liaising with other EAs to develop optimum ways of working, cover for each other absence and working together on collective, ad hoc projects.

What is the company looking for?

  • Ideally the candidate will come from the FMCG sector and / or any FTSE or PLC organisation.
  • Minimum 4 years experience providing confidential Executive Assistant support to C-Suite in a corporate, fast moving international environment.
  • Ideally degree qualified · Additional languages an advantage.
  • Experience of complex diary management and making international travel, hotel and event arrangements including organising and managing a wide range of visa requirements
  • Experience of successfully working with executive management.
  • Good sense of business acumen to communicate effectively with senior management
  • Good planning and organisational skills with strong attention to detail.
  • Copes well under pressure
  • Has advanced MS Office skills (Advanced knowledge of Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint)

Who is taking care of the client and candidate applications for this position?

Sarah Rickard, Director, former sports professional and lover of the great outdoors!

For this role C&C Search is acting as an employment agency

  • Seniority Level

    Mid-Senior level

  • Industry

    • Consumer Goods
  • Employment Type


  • Job Functions

At C&C Search, diversity, equity and inclusion are at the core of who we are and how we operate. Our commitment to these values is unwavering - across all our work in recruitment, and in our training and development programmes. C&C Search fosters a culture of inclusion and belonging and has a deep commitment to being a part of creating a fairer society through partnering with clients who are also committed to a seat at the table for everybody. We work with companies that are committed to reflecting our communities, where people can bring their authentic selves to work. We know that having varied perspectives helps generate better ideas, better businesses and better societies. There is much to be done, but together we can achieve equality for all.

C&C Search is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.