Executive Assistant

Salary: £23,470 - £25,040 per annum 

Hours: 35 per week 

Location: Based in either Oldham or Stockport.  Occasional travel across locations with within Greater Manchester will be required

Contract term: Permanent

The Citizens Advice services across Stockport, Oldham, Rochdale and Trafford are leading providers of advice and information, supporting tens of thousands of people every year.   We are now looking to recruit an experienced Executive Assistant to support the Executive Leadership Team (ELT) and Board of Trustees.  The ELT consists of the CEO and deputy CEO of Citizens Advice Pennine West (Oldham, Rochdale and Trafford) and the CEO of Citizens Advice Stockport. This role will require occasional evening work (approximately every 3 months) and travel across Greater Manchester.


Your new role

You’ll be responsible for a range of administrative duties including:

  • day to day communication, administration, email management, time management and prioritisation

  • scheduling diaries, organising meetings and events, minuting and storing important/confidential documents and files 

  • ensuring compliance with corporate governance standards and deadlines in line with the charity’s governing documents.


A typical day might be spent co-ordinating the ELT’s calendars, organising meetings and appointments and ensuring the ELT have all relevant information in preparation. You’ll need to plan ahead to identify activities that will require attention and produce documents, briefing papers and presentations ahead of meetings.


What you’ll need to succeed

You must have proven previous experience in a senior executive support position, with strong organisational, administrative and time management skills.

You’ll be proactive and self-motivated, friendly and professional, and will have a strong ability to build relationships and work effectively with a wide range of professionals, both internally and externally.

What you'll get in return

In return you will receive a competitive salary, flexible working hours, access to an employee assistance and discount scheme and generous holidays, whilst working in a supportive, friendly environment.

What you need to do now

A job application pack with more information can be downloaded here.

If you're interested in this role, please forward an up-to-date copy of your CV with a covering letter to jobs@penninewest.cab

We value diversity, promote equality and challenge discrimination. We encourage and welcome applications from people of all backgrounds, and we particularly welcome applications from people with disabilities and people from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic groups, as they are currently under-represented in our workforce.

Closing date: 23rd September, 9am

Interview date: 26th September (Oldham)

Julian Spencer