Having gained experience of working for senior management across a wide range of organisations, including education, local government and the private sector, I now provide business support services on a freelance basis to organisations throughout Hull and the East Riding of Yorkshire.
Every business is different, but the following roles illustrate the type of assistance I have provided previously:
Executive Personal Assistant
As PA to senior members of an executive team, I was required to anticipate the demands of this fast moving and highly pressured environment and apply the necessary skills and knowledge. My core role involved what could be regarded as ‘traditional' PA duties, involving complex travel arrangements and itineraries, HR-based tasks, proof-reading, research and production of printed documents to tight deadlines and managing the executive support team.
Supporting senior management for two key departments, I was involved in bringing various functions of the business together from different locations to form one organisation contained within one site. Working alongside the Head of Human Resources called for accuracy, thoroughness and complete confidentiality with all matters. I have also been involved in researching former and current employers, financial references and where appropriate, social media activity to verify sensitive candidate information.
I also dealt with issues surrounding grievances, absences and annual leave. I integrated office IT systems to create shared access to calendars, meetings schedules, agendas and appropriate documentation and produced a monthly internal newsletter informing staff of the progress of the company integration and future plans.
Focussing on the administrative aspects of new business acquisition, this deadline driven and fast-moving role required me to be proactive and highly organised. It involved actively marketing the organisation through the company website, business social media activity and blog postings. I was targeted to recruit prospective new clients to attend business workshops and coaching sessions. I also prepared the materials to be used throughout the presentations as well as organising the venues and events.
Contact Sarah Moffat today on 07807 978550 for a free, no-obligation chat about how I can help you to progress your project.