Executive Assistant – Mayor of London’s Private Office
(DNU/GLA) Grade 7 (£37,967)
Vacancy Description
Job reference number: GLA123
Contract type: Permanent
Closing date: Tuesday 17 October 2017 at 23:59 GMT
Interview date: Wednesday 25 October 2017
Salary: £37,967 per annum
Grade: 7

A rare and exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Executive Assistant to join the Mayor’s private office, supporting the Mayoral Director, External and International Affairs and the Mayoral Director, Policy.


As well as all the traditional duties such as managing busy diaries, arranging meetings, commissioning briefing papers and and responding to a wide range of correspondence and requests for information, you will act as an important interface between the Mayoral Directors and a range of senior stakeholders and politicians both internally and externally.


To succeed you will have an excellent track record of achievement working at a senior level in a high profile role for a senior politician or CEO, with well developed interpersonal skills including the ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of people.


The Mayor’s private office is a high profile and fast-paced environment, and therefore the role of Executive Assistant is often exciting, busy and challenging, but also very rewarding. You must be at the top of your profession and very confident in operating in a fast-paced and constantly changing environment and be able to demonstrate the ability to remain calm and clear headed under pressure.


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London's diversity is its biggest asset and we strive to ensure our workforce reflects London's diversity at all levels. We welcome applications from everyone regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, faith or disability.

In addition to a good salary package, we offer an attractive range of benefits including 30 days’ annual leave, interest free season ticket loan, interest free bicycle loan, childcare voucher scheme and a career average pension scheme.

If you have a question about the role or the recruitment process then please contact a member of the recruitment team via email on glajobs@london.gov.uk quoting reference GLA123.


Application closing date:                Tuesday 17 October 2017 at 23:59 GMT.
Interviews will take place at:          City Hall on Wednesday 25 October 2017


Please note we do not accept CV’s for this role. All applications for this vacancy must be submitted via our online recruitment system. To apply  please click the "Apply" button below.