PA to Directors - Trowbridge, Wiltshire, United Kingdom,

This is an exciting opportunity to work in a support role in the Directors' office at Wiltshire Council. We are looking for an experienced and skilled Personal Assistant to proactively support two of our Directors; this is a full-time position based at County Hall in Trowbridge. This position is fixed term for six months.


You will be responsible for providing a full range of assistant and administrative services required to cover all aspects of the Directors role.

About the role

As Personal Assistant, you will deal with a wide range of people across the most senior levels of the organisation, as well as external customers including MPs and directors of partner organisations. You will be responsible for monitoring and tracking a high volume of correspondence as well as coordinating high level meetings, including minute taking.

The successful candidate will also be required to manage diaries and day to day business and ensure that information is presented in a timely and professional manner. You will liaise regularly with the Cabinet Office support team and Executive Assistant team to ensure that managerial and political leadership activities are co-ordinated and closely aligned.

The role will be demanding but extremely rewarding with excellent opportunities to learn new skills and be involved with a leading Unitary Authority at the highest level.

About you

We expect you to be a team player and to have excellent communication and interpersonal skills across all disciplines. The ability to maintain confidentiality is a must, as well as the ability to use diplomacy and discretion, experience of working in a politically sensitive environment would be advantageous. Previous PA experience is essential.

You will need very strong IT skills, to be highly organised, to efficiently manage diaries and engagements, and to have the ability to prioritise workloads. If you have the required experience, skills and enthusiasm, and you are looking for a challenge in a rewarding and friendly environment then we would like to hear from you.

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