Executive PA / Secretary
Bedford, Bedfordshire, England
£40k per year + Bonus + Benefits
Bonus + Benefits

Executive PA / Secretary


£40,000 per annum + bonus + benefits



Are you a highly organised PA / Secretary with experience of working at an executive level? Do you thrive in a process driven environment, managing multiple tasks and workstreams? Are you an exceptional communicator with strong presentation and administrative skills? If so, this is the perfect role for you!


As an Executive PA / Secretary, your duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Providing executive secretarial and administrative support to the Trustee Board’s Committee.
  • Drafting agendas, preparing and distributing meeting papers.
  • Attending meetings, taking notes/minuting and agreeing actions between meetings.
  • Liaising with stakeholders and executives.
  • Maintaining governance documents.
  • Facilitating and contributing to compliance and risk management.
  • Developing and implementing the investment and member communication strategies.
  • Monitoring of service delivery and budgets of advisers and suppliers and addressing issues as they arise.
  • Complying with Company and Trustee Committee procedures and the requirements of the industry regulator.
  • Liaising pro-actively and building strong relationships with other team members to ensure clarity and successful delivery of Secretariat services to the Trustees/Company.

To be a successful Executive PA/Secretary, you must be:

  • Proficient in drafting correspondence, preparing reports and communicating on behalf of executives.
  • An effective listener, able to understand and respond to the needs of diverse stakeholders.
  • Experienced in the areas of compliance, risk management, investment, and member communication.
  • Positive with a can-do attitude and strong team spirit.
  • Highly organised with the ability to manage multiple responsibilities.
  • Experienced in managing and supporting formal committee work.


If you feel you have what it takes to be the Executive PA/Secretary, please apply today because we’d love to hear from you!


Ascendant Recruitment is one of Milton Keynes and Northamptons leading recruitment companies, with PA/Administration, Customer Service, Human Resources, Finance, IT, sales & marketing and digital marketing divisions. Ascendant Recruitment operates as an Employment Agency for permanent recruitment and an Employment Business for temporary recruitment. For more information on our current vacancies please visit www.ascendantrecruitment.co.uk

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