Executive Assistant (EA) to CEO – Financial Services – City of London – up to £55k

  • Fantastic opportunity to be a true right-hand to a dynamic, entrepreneurial CEO
  • C-Suite / Board Level EA needed
  • Tech savvy, highly organised, proactive and diligent nature required
  • Strong business acumen, with the ability to think two steps ahead in an ever-changing environment, is sought
  • Competitive salary and great benefits offered

We’re on the hunt for a tech savvy, highly organised and energetic Executive Assistant / EA, with strong business acumen and creative problem-solving skills, to support the CEO of a financial services organisation in the City of London.

Being an incredibly busy entrepreneur, the CEO requires an experienced, senior-level EA to support him in every aspect of his work. This is a fast-paced role in a busy environment, so we’re looking for someone incredibly focused and professional with a business mind and a tech savvy nature.

Key responsibilities as the EA to CEO will include:

  • Main point of contact for the CEO – acting as a gatekeeper as needed
  • Managing extensive diaries across several time zones
  • Management of multiple email inboxes
  • Extensive, complex travel arrangements
  • Undertaking research as required
  • Preparing presentations and reports 
  • Preparing the CEO for meetings 
  • Coordinating meetings and preparing for board meetings
  • Minute taking
  • Attending events and meetings on behalf of the CEO
  • Coordinating CEO’s personal commitments and managing personal and work events
  • And much more!


What we’re looking for:

  • Extensive success as an EA at senior / board level
  • Highly organised with exceptional attention to detail
  • Strong business acumen
  • IT savvy with solid experience of MS Office, other office software applications, office equipment and gadgets
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to liaise at all levels
  • Creative problem-solver – ability to think outside the box
  • Confidential and discrete
  • Positive, professional, enthusiastic and energetic – a good sense of humour will help!


Interested in this fantastic EA to CEO role?

If this role is of interest and you have demonstrable experience as a senior-level EA, then we want to hear from you ASAP! Please submit your CV to be considered for this great opportunity, quoting ‘DH – EA to CEO’


Follow us on LinkedIN.

To apply for this job email your details to dawnh@carousel.co.uk.

Share this vacancy on Social Media!

Dawn Hamilton

Dawn is a tenacious, honest and gifted recruiter with almost 30 years of experience in the industry. Dawn has recruited for, and placed exceptional candidates in, organisations in sectors that include Oil and Gas, Property, Finance and Legal, as well as Charities and Non-profits. Dawn is passionate about talent sourcing and rises to the challenging task of finding suitable individuals for our clients.