Do you have a desire to work at the heart of our truly global business supporting an ExCo member? Do you have organisational and communication skills which are second to none? If so, this unique opportunity could be for you. We’re looking for a dynamic and energetic person to provide comprehensive support to a member of our Executive leadership team in the role of Executive Assistant.
In this all important role you will provide first-class support to the Executive and his team including; diary management, preparing confidential documents; developing presentations; vast international travel arrangements and taking minutes at important meetings. This role will require you to manage phone calls and enquiries from a wide range of people – senior stakeholders across the business and external customers, so a friendly, helpful approach is essential. With so many different tasks, prioritisation will be crucial. You need the flexibility to switch between jobs and the drive to improve administrative processes.
A bit about you
Your professional and organised manner is supported by exceptional tact, diplomacy and confidentiality. You will be able to produce high-quality work at a fast pace, maintaining the utmost attention to detail, and will be confident with MS Outlook, PowerPoint, Word and Excel.
You’re always two steps ahead and are happy to adapt to situations changing at the last minute, whilst remaining calm and focused under pressure. You are flexible and able to support your executive whilst they are working in different time zones. You have the emotional maturity to handle highly confidential information in a sensitive manner, and you’re able to build effective relationships at all levels within the business.
So what do you need to bring? You will:
Have experience of working in fast moving environment, with a flexible approach to managing the demands and priorities at a senior level within an organisation.
Have exceptional planning, organisation and communication skills will enable you to be proactive in managing diaries to ensure optimum use of time.
Ideally bring language skills to the role, although this is not essential.
Life with us
Every 60 seconds, 105 pairs of Clarks shoes are sold globally. That makes us a £1.6 billion business and a truly worldwide brand. We now have some 15,000 employees across 75 different countries – everywhere from Europe to the Americas. Despite being the world’s biggest everyday footwear brand (by sale volume), we’re still majority owned by the Clarks family and based in Street, Somerset – where the Clarks business began. Street is the nerve centre of our business, driving growth and the whole Clarks success story.
As well as a rewarding career, development opportunities and a competitive salary, you’ll also enjoy 25 days holiday (plus Bank Holidays). We believe it’s important that you have all the support you need, so you’ll also benefit from sick pay, a company share save scheme, pension, discounted healthcare, long service awards and life assurance. Of course, as everyone loves new shoes, you’ll also get a very healthy discount on our products along with other great adhoc offers.
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Clarks International believes that the principle of equality of opportunity is fundamental to the company's operations. Our long held aim is to provide just and fair treatment for all employees. We will not discriminate on the grounds of sex, age, disability, marital status, colour, race, religion, ethnic origin, sexual orientation or gender reassignment.