We are currently looking for an Assistant to Director - Fashion to join our buying team. You will be supporting the Director and Head's of Department and line managing two Assistants. You will be there to provide effective and efficient support to the Director of Buying along with the Directorate. You will be responsible for delivering support and communication through a proactive and confident approach both face to face and via email. The role will require a high level of accuracy, a proactive approach and the ability to work at pace juggling multiple agendas. You will be a collaborative team member within the administrative population to ensure support within the division is coordinated where appropriate to provide the best service possible. A high degree of discretion is required within this role as the holder is likely to come across sensitive and confidential information.
- Diary management/administration support. - Filters phone calls and email communication and responds as appropriate. - Arranging meetings, maintaining diaries, and preparing routine paperwork (such as reports, presentations, and meeting minutes) - Travel and event coordination. - Facilitating internal communication and cascading relevant information to the team. - Assists and coordinates appropriate department budgets and processing of financial approvals on behalf of the Director. - Daily use of Google Suite.
Required essential experience skills and qualifications
- Secretarial experience at senior level - Highly developed planning, prioritising and organisational skills - High levels of IT competence - Excellent communication skills