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Executive Assistant and Project Officer to the Chief Finance and Strategy Officer
Executive Assistant and Project Officer to the Chief Finance and Strategy Officer
The Courtauld
Post Date: 25 Mar 2023

JOB OVERVIEW

The Courtauld is an internationally renowed centre for the teaching and research of art history and a major public gallery. It is home to one of the world’s great art collections, located in the magnificent historic setting of Somerset House in central London UK.

We are recruiting for an Executive Assistant and Project Officer to the Chief Finance and Strategy Officer.

Grade 5 £34,280 to £42,370 per annum. Appointment Salary expected to be £40,000 depending on experience

We are seeking an exceptional Executive Assistant and Project Officer to support the Chief Financial and Strategy Officer (CFSO). The Courtauld is a dynamic, fast paced and constantly evolving workplace, currently embarking on a transformation project led by the CFSO. This is a fantastic opportunity for a talented, financially literate EA who wants to further their career and skill set through leading and managing projects and providing research valuable to the CFSO.

As Executive Assistant and Project Officer to the CFSO you will be meticulous in your organisational skills, with at least 3 years’ experience of managing the office of a senior member of management or board member. As the representative of the office of the CFSO you will have excellent communication skills, verbally articulate and able to create and edit quality written work on behalf of the CFSO including official documents, reports and correspondence. A professional outgoing ‘can do’ attitude alongside tact and diplomacy will be essential for success in this role. The ability to create visually appealing presentations and infographics from data and content supplied is essential, as is a professional level of skill in Powerpoint. There will be opportunity for this role to develop through leading and managing appropriate projects and initiatives on behalf of the CFSO, working across multiple departments and with external partners. We are looking for someone who is able to independently research, prioritise and follow up on multiple incoming issues and concerns addressed to the CFSO to determine an appropriate course of action, referral, and/or response.

The Courtauld is working towards improving and embedding equality, diversity, inclusion, and antiracism and welcomes applications from all backgrounds.

How to Apply

See our Candidate pack: https://www.counterculturellp.com/wp-content/uploads/EAPO-Candidate-Pack.pdf

Send CV and a supporting statement of up to 1500 words.

The supporting statement should set out:-

  • Why you want to work for The Courtauld

  • What experiences and skills do you have that you feel will illustrate your suitability for the role of Executive Assistant to the Chief Finance and Strategy Officer.

You should explicitly address the criteria set out in candidate pack when preparing your statement.

Please send your CV and supporting statement to [email protected] using ‘EAPO to CFSO The Courtauld’ as the subject by:-

Closing Date: 31st March 2023 – Suitable candidates will be interviewed before the closing date therefore immediate application is recommended.

Qualifications & Experience

A minimum of 3 years’ experience working in an administrative support role in a busy

organisation with advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office packages including Powerpoint.

Educated to degree level or equivalent.

JOB DETAILS

Location
London, UK

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