Embridge Consulting

EA to Board

Embridge Consulting is on a trajectory of significant strategic growth, and we are in the process of expanding our services and our team to accommodate our plans for continued success. As part of this, we are expanding our Board structure and are looking to engage an experienced, highly proficient, and outstanding Executive Assistant to support the CEO along with our new Board members.

Employment Type Full-Time
Role/s Executive Assistant to Board
Location Kent
Closing Date Ongoing

EA to Board: Supporting excellence and empowering strategic focus to enable growth

We are looking for an effective and efficient individual with at least 5 years’ experience supporting C-Level members of an organisation, ideally within a commercial organisation. The right candidate will have the ability to take accurate minutes and actions, organise events and meetings, and support C-Level time and diary management (often helping the Board to balance and priorities multiple activities). The EA will have experience of preparing and disseminating Board and Senior Management Meeting packs, along with the ability to create and analyse complex reports. Advanced MS Office skills are essential.

This role is a key position within the Company, as the post holder will be responsible for ensuring that the Board members are able to carry out their vital strategic roles for the Company. The EA to Board will be the ‘gate keeper’ for the CEO and the Board, and will use their high levels of attention to detail, as well as their diplomacy, flexibility, and ability to communicate will all levels of audience to ensure the Board members are able to carry out their vital strategic roles for the Company. An understanding of, and ability to write, both formally and informally is required.

Reporting to the CEO of the Company with input and instructions from other members of the Board, the EA is a crucial position in ensuring the strategic and holistic success of the business. 

With synchronised ambitions for excellence in all activities, we require a hands-on individual with a proactive approach to co-ordinate and orchestrate successful delivery of support to the Company’s vital leadership, including:

  • Time / diary management of CEO’s, CCO’s, and CXO’s calendars
  • Organising correspondence across multiple channels; following up on pending matters with limited direction
  • Management of CEO’s emails including (but not limited to) timely filing and flagging up any outstanding or urgent items. Assist the CCO and CXO with their respective email traffic under their individual direction
  • During times of planned or unplanned absence of the CEO, CCO, and / or CXO, delegate appropriately urgent tasks or activities which require attention to the relevant member of the Senior Management Team
  • Responding to urgent requests
  • Co-ordinating and booking travel arrangements
  • Preparation of monthly Senior Management Team Meeting reports and packs, along with preparation of monthly Board Meeting packs. Accurate minute taking and dissemination of the same from each meeting
  • Assisting where needed with the co-ordination and quality control of Board level written communications
  • Organising meetings and events

Essential Skills:

  • At least 5 years’ experience supporting C-Level executives, preferably within a client-delivery services organisation.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and delivery against deadlines.
  • Ability to build relationships with clients and colleagues at all levels of an organisation.
  • High quality outcome-focused approach, with creative skills and a collaborative and enthusiastic style.
  • Highly organised and with levels of attention to detail, and excellent communication skills, both verbally and in writing.
  • Able to work as part of a team and on own initiative with little or minimal supervision. Adaptable, flexible, and able to ensure due process is always followed and governance is upheld.
  • Competent in use of IT systems, including but not limited to Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
  • Able to produce high quality documentation representing Board communications, including accurate minute taking, draft of letters and correspondence, and creation of presentations and documentation on behalf of Board members.
  • Able to maintain discretion and high levels of confidentiality at all times, using tact and diplomacy in every day working.
  • Commercial awareness and an understanding of financial reporting, ideally with an understanding of relevant legislation which may impact or be relevant to activities carried out by the Board, for example Data Protection and GDPR.

At Embridge Consulting, we empower our team to put meaning behind work ambitions. Our team are handpicked for their skills and experience, and for their style of approach and engagement with others. We are an open equal opportunities employer who holds Disability Confident Employer accreditation, and we are looking for skill, capability, and the right mindset of positivity, creativity, and a sustained endeavour for brilliance and collaborative achievement.

With generous benefits, competitive remuneration, and exceptional support, all of which outstrip businesses of our size in the marketplace, we are able to give our team an environment and way of working that allows them to be who they are – the best at what they do.

We are Embridge Consulting. We take pride in ourselves and our work. We treat others with respect and dignity. We pursue excellence. We are responsible for our actions, and we let them count.

How to Apply

Put meaning behind your work ambitions. If you have the skills, the capability, and an approach and ethos which mirrors ours, if you want to work in an environment which celebrates achievement and success, and nurtures and supports people to achieve their goals, then we want to hear from you.

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