Part Time PA/EA

Location: Work from home / Richmond, London

Company: Ortoo

Hours: Part Time / Flexible ( can fit around school hours)

Salary: DOE

Posted Date: 05/02/2017            Closing Date: unknown

Job Description: 

Entrepreneur and founder of several businesses requires a bright business minded EA to support him in his business and personal life. You will be working on multiple and varied projects and tasks that will require focus and considerable initiative. This is a great opportunity in an interesting  and varied role with much to offer, and flexibility to work from home most of the time with flexible hours.

Successful Candidate:

  • Excellent communicator – verbal and written, with all types of people. Able to gain “buy-in” / co-operation at all levels
  • Great diplomacy – excellent at dealing with people in a sensitive and tactful way, negotiating, and managing relationships, high level of emotional intelligence
  • Highly flexible with a can-do attitude, and takes the initiative
  • Always get things done – achieve results in the face of numerous hurdles, problems and barriers
  • IT savvy – great at using software and systems as tools to optimise productivity and effectiveness . Excellent Excel and good with Word and social media
  • Super organised – able to plan and manage multiple projects, organise and prioritise multiple tasks, manage and organise large amounts of varied information
  • Great researcher – quickly find all the key info to answer a given question/topic, compile and analyse the information and draw accurate conclusions, then present a summary and findings in a clear and concise way
  • Self-directed, self-motivated and able to work independently with minimal oversight
  • Proactive
  • Absolute integrity
  • Passionate about learning and self development
  • Have worked in a similar Business/Private PA role previously



Assist with a variety of business and personal activities and projects, including the following:

  • Online research into a wide range of areas, and writing concise reports on the findings
  • Diary management and organising meeting, phonecalls, etc.
  • Join various phonecalls to take notes and arrange agreed actions
  • Planning and making travel and accommodation arrangements
  • Sourcing and recruitment help –  finding candidates or freelancers for particular roles or projects, including creating and placing adverts/job specs, searching for candidates/resources, filtering candidates, assessing their suitability
  • Find experts in their fields about specific subjects, and arrange phonecalls/meetings with them
  • Purchasing – finding the best item/service for a particular need, and the best supplier. Compare options and provide summary of key features/strengths/weaknesses of options
  • Dealing with any issues with suppliers e.g. substandard goods or service
  • Coordinating and managing various projects e.g. a major purchase, or a new website, or exhibiting at an event
  • Manage and liaise with suppliers, third parties and  freelancers that are helping with projects
  • Creating and updating excellent “How To” documents on each repeated task, including checklists
  • Anything and everything else that can help free up and optimise his time usage


How to apply:

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