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The Royal College of Psychiatrists Improving the lives of people with mental illness

Executive Assistant (Strategic Communications)

£27,564 - £30,487 per annum

35 hours per week

Permanent contract


The Royal College of Psychiatrists is the leading medical authority on mental health in the United Kingdom and is the professional and educational organisation for doctors specialising in psychiatry. The College plays a central role in establishing and promoting the highest standards of psychiatric care and training in the United Kingdom.

 

An exciting role has now become available to provide executive and administrative support to the Director of Strategic Communications and to the Policy and Campaigns unit.  This is a great opportunity for a talented, ambitious and energetic person to develop new skills and widen their horizon.

 

The post holder will spend half their time supporting the Policy and Standards Manager with administrative and organisational tasks for the committees, college leads, associate registrars and other groups supported by the Department.  This is varied and interesting work which will include managing the submission of government consultations to high level events attended by senior politicians and health leaders.  The other half of their time will be spent providing executive support to the Director of a busy and ambitious communications department. 

 

To be eligible, you should have experience of working as a Personal Assistant, Executive Assistant or other similar role and have knowledge of best practice in the PA/EA professional field. You should be a strong written and verbal communicator with the ability to deal courteously and efficiently with a wide cross-section of the internal and external contacts. Ability to use MS Office software to a high standard is essential as well as the ability to act on own initiative but to take instruction where appropriate. Experience of administering meetings requiring accurate minutes, following up on agreed actions and preparing agendas and papers, is essential.  A successful track record of managing small projects is desirable.   

We only recruit the best and in return for your commitment the College offers an attractive salary and benefits.

For an information pack, please download from the below links. For any queries, email HR@rcpsych.ac.uk.


Closing date for application: Sunday 28 January 2018

Interview date: Thursday 8 February 2018

 

The College is an Equal Opportunities Employer. Charity registration no. 228636

We welcome applications from all sections of the Community.

 

NO AGENCIES OR PUBLICATIONS PLEASE.

 

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