A committed professional, who is highly motivated, organised and focused within roles that have required a self-start approach and great use of initiative. Excellent experience at an Executive level. A demanding, fast-paced and dynamic working environment suits me best.

Experience

  • Executive Assistant

    at Booking.com

    January 2018 - August 2019

    Provincie Noord-Holland

    Whilst working at Booking.com my role grew from assisting the VP’s for Partner & Customer Services through to working closely with the Advisor to the CEO to give a high level of support to CEO. Deliver day-to-day support; schedule & organize meetings, develop agendas for team meetings, book meeting rooms, take notes & track action items, process expenses Plan & action complex business trips – travel, accommodation, meetings, visas, itineraries Organize team events - offsites, planning meetings, help with the quarterly all-hands meetings, social events, etc. Produce documents & materials for presentations and team meetings Manage & run Quarterly Board meetings Provide Teams leverage in moving projects forward by assisting with information gathering, communicating with different parties, developing monitoring plans and keeping track of responsibilities Work across multiple ad-hoc projects as required Create and improve processes - templates, communication, collaboration

  • Executive Assistant to Creative Director (Temp role)

    at ARCADIA, TOPSHOP

    April 2017 - August 2017

    London

    The Arcadia Group is a British multinational retailing company headquartered in London. It owns the high street clothing retailers Burton, Dorothy Perkins, Evans, Miss Selfridge, Topman, Topshop and Wallis. The group has more than 2,500 outlets in the UK, concessions in UK department stores such as Debenhams, Selfridges and House of Fraser, as well as several hundred franchises in other countries. Diary management, co-ordinating and prioritising meetings Managing inboxes Organising product reviews Managing product shipping for photo shoots Budget management (raising purchase orders, tracking invoices, personal expenses reporting) Booking & coordination travel arrangements - Air/Rail/Hotels/Visas and budget for the department General administration - post, booking taxi, arranging gifts / flowers, updating floor plan, dealing with customer Supplier queries, sourcing venues for meetings and away days

  • Executive Assistant to Creative Director & Operations Director

    at R/GA

    October 2015 - December 2016

    London

    The company for the connected age, develops products, services and communications to help grow their clients’ brands and businesses. R/GA has more than 2,000 employees globally with offices across the United States, Europe, South America, and Asia-Pacific, and is part of The Interpublic Group of Companies, one of the world’s largest advertising and marketing services organisations. Extensive diary & email management and ensuring accurate time keeping Expense & timesheet management Daily liaison with the internal and external team with regards to calendars, contacts, travel, annual leave and any other ad hoc tasks Organise transport to and from external meetings and couriers Arrange business trips, including itineraries, transport and relevant visa’s Assistance on the business, including research, help with documents and coordinating meetings Plan & arrange team social events Provide helpful, courteous and efficient assistance to the other members of the wider teams

  • Executive Assistant to Managing Director & Office Manager (Contract)

    at Beauty Seen PR, Exposure Group

    January 2015 - October 2015

    London

    Beauty Seen PR is the industry’s leading creative and communication’s agency, with an ecliptic mix of clients from Top-shop and Toni & Guy to Simple, NARS, Revlon and many more. My latest project as Office Manger and Assistant to the MD was managing an office move, including re-designing the new space. Liaise with Exposure Directors & their PA to manage Beauty Seen Board Meetings Travel management – flights, taxis, couriers Lunch and dinner bookings Organise Team Nights, company Away Day, Post Fashion Week Drinks Manage Beauty Seen branded stationary Organise new starter inductions Work closely with Exposure facilities team - office move, stock deliveries, maintaining the office

  • Personal Assistant & Office Manager

    at OI Engine, IDEO

    September 2013 - December 2014

    London

    At OI Engine IDEO I was bought on to assist the Founding Directors in the smooth running of their daily schedule. In addition to this, a core part of my role was to create a new brand new working environment, fit for business and culture for this newly formed tech design start up. Managed and worked closely with interior designers to create the perfect look and feel in keeping with the agency culture Set up of office IT, admin and systems processes I was integral to the setting up and promoting of a creative and motivating office culture

  • Personal Assistant to Global Planner & Business Partners for One Unilever (Mat. Cover)

    at Ogilvy & Mather

    September 2012 - September 2013

    London

    Whilst working at Ogilvy & Mather it was my job to provide full, traditional PA support to one Global Planner and two Business Partners and deliver a speedy, pro-active and reliable service. Full day-day diary management and ensuring time keeping Email, expense and timesheet management Daily liaison with the internal and external team with regards to calendars, contacts, travel, annual leave and any other ad hoc tasks Organise transport to and from external meetings and couriers Arrange business trips, including itineraries, transport and relevant visa’s Assistance on the business, including research, help with documents and co-ordinating meetings Plan and arrange team social events Provide helpful, courteous and efficient assistance to the other members of the Business Partners wider teams as and when required Covering annual leave and sickness for other PA’s at the request of the Head PA

  • Personal Assistant to Managing Director & Executive Team

    at glue Isobar

    July 2010 - September 2012

    London

    I now have a wealth of experience in Office Management. I worked as the PA to the Managing Director as well as the executive team. The main purpose of the role was to assist the Managing Director and act as a lynch pin between our head office HR department and our agency, as well as assisting the Commercial Strategy Director, Executive Planning Director, Operations Director and Finance Director.

  • Office Manager and HR Coordinator

    at glue Isobar

    November 2008 - July 2010

    London

    Oversee office suppliers & contractors: cleaners, landlord, rates, electricity etc Responsible for glue mobile phone contracts & the servicing the account Manage building & security, acting as a point of contact for the landlords and any contractors where appropriate Act as lead key holder, on call, dealing with any problems/alarm calls/security issues as they arise. Manage all keyholders Ensure the smooth running of the offices dealing with problems/issues effectively Arrange maintenance and decoration, furniture, etc Health and Safety: maintaining the company policy Supervise the implementation of new office systems; filing, communication (along with IT) Point of contact for all glue employee training, manage training schedule Ensure new employees are set up when starting (desk, computer, access etc) Organise office inductions for all new employees Assist Deputy MD as & when needed - covering diary management, expenses & ad hoc requests

  • Receptionist

    at glue London

    December 2006 - November 2008

    London

Education

  • A-level

    at Queen Mary’s college

    1999 - 2001 (2 years) Hampshire

  • 9 GCSE's

    at Charters School

    1994 - 1999 (5 years) Surrey

Languages

  • English Native

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