Personal Assistant to two directors (car essential) – Design company/Science & Engineering consultancy – Milton Keynes

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Flexible PA required 37 hours a week to couple based in Milton Keynes. We are two diverse and friendly business owners who need a helping hand with day to day tasks personally and within our businesses. The candidate must have a full, clean driving license and own a car. They will be a proactive individual, keen to take on a varied role and develop their personal assistant, admin and social media skills. Training in other skills may also be possible for the right candidate.

Tasks and responsibilities will be managed fairly and flexibly each week. Hours will mainly sit within standard work times, but may sometimes be outside these hours.

PA roles to director of small illustration business (based in shared studio)

  • Help maintaining the order schedule, press cuttings library, filing systems and general admin support
  • Coordinating director’s calendar
  • Developing and maintaining the company’s social media presence
  • Coordinating, packing and posting orders to customers and suppliers
  • Liaising with customers, journalists and suppliers when required
  • Assisting at events & exhibitions
  • Assisting Managing Director as necessary

PA roles to director of science and engineering consultancy (team of 3)

  • General admin support
  • Coordinating director’s calendar
  • Coordinating/attending meetings, events and booking travel arrangements
  • Bookkeeping support
  • Keeping office and lab area clean and presentable for visitors

The candidate will also be required to run occasional and reasonable personal errands and tasks.

Qualifications – Essential:
GCSE Maths, English & Science A-C Grade

Qualifications – Desirable:
Any undergraduate honours degree

Skills/Competencies – Essential:

  • Professional, confidential and efficient with a can-do attitude
  • Flexible attitude to working hours. These will not exceed 37hrs/wk.
  • Numeracy & high attention to detail
  • Highly organized with an ability to work on own initiative
  • Good keyboard skills. Good knowledge of Word, Excel and fluency in social media platforms
  • Clean driving licence, car ownership
  • Excellent references

Skills/Competencies – Desirable:

  • Office Experience
  • Experience in any of the following roles: customer service, admin, personal assistant, engineering and PR
  • High level of computer literacy including Adobe Illustrator & Microsoft Publisher, basic web design and social media experience including Pinterest, Instagram & blogging
  • Proven efficient prioritising and time management skills
  • Experience of working within a small office team

This offers a great opportunity to be part of small growing businesses and can offer practical skills and development in software and hardware engineering, space and motorsport technology, design and PR to the right candidate.

6 month probationary period. Salary is £17-21k depending on suitability and experience. Mileage for errands will be reimbursed.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £17,000.00 to £21,000.00 /year


  • GCSE or equivalent (Required)


  • Car License (Required)

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