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Graduate Executive Assistant – Executive Search

Recruitment - Permanent
Degree Discipline & Classification
Degree educated
UCAS Points
Job Ref
TGR 2059

About Our Client

Our client who is an executive search firm specialising in bringing together the very best clients with the very best candidates. Their senior management team boast a rich background in retail financial services and the credit card sector. Through years of strategic networking, they have developed an unbeatable portfolio of global contacts.

Roles & Responsibilities

Your role will be to provide a professional service to the team, ensuring the smooth running of the business. This opportunity is for a graduate to join in a more junior training capacity and develop knowledge of Executive recruitment in the payments and financial sectors. Full support and training will be given.


This new opportunity will be split into two key areas:

Recruitment Coordination

  • Resourcing and recruitment support
  • Creating job specifications
  • Arranging interviews
  • Talent Pool building
  • Managing the CRM databases
  • Marketing; administration of the website (job board and blog), Monster, social media platforms
  • First point of contact for clients/candidates
  • Producing formal documents and research
  • Client agreements; contracts, associate agreements
  • Keeping up to date with industry news and informing colleagues of QMI/new job opportunities with relevant clients
  • When COVID restrictions allow, attending client events locally and in London to get to know the clientelle

Executive Assistant to the Board

  • PA to Managing Director and support for 1 Director/1 Chairman
  • Support Board meetings with agenda and minute taking, contribute to the meetings with ideas
  • Managing Directors/senior management diaries
  • Arranging meetings/phone calls
  • Travel Arrangements
  • Proof-Reading of documents
  • Client Liaising – face to face and over e mail/phone
  • Producing PowerPoints

HEALTH & SAFETY: No issues to report.

Skills Required

  • Degree educated
  • Lives in the Northamptonshire area
  • Looking for progression with a business and interested in continuous personal development
  • Able to juggle several ongoing tasks during the working day and respond to urgent requests for support
  • Ability to work well independently and in a small team, work confidently with minimal supervision and willingness to contribute ideas to team meetings
  • First class organisational and time management skills
  • A high standard of spoken and written English essential including the ability to communicate effectively and represent the company professionally on the telephone
  • Confident in using Microsoft Office suite; ability to use other software packages an advantage. Good internet research skills.


  • 28 days holiday including bank holidays
  •  Opportunity to progress
  • Company pension
  • Bike to work scheme
  • Free parking
  • Comprehensive training programme


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