Job details

PA to the Board

Job reference: SET-MAI-02884

Location: Maidenhead

Closing date: 24/10/2018

Job start date: 19/11/2018

Salary: c.£30,000

Employment type: Permanent

Department: KMP - Head Office HR

Employer: Allied Bakeries

Hours per week: 37.5

We have a fantastic opportunity that has arisen for a forward thinking and passionate personal assistant to join the Allied Bakeries team supporting the Allied Milling & Baking Leadership Team (the Board of Directors).

Key fundamentals

  • Brilliant planning and preparation -  Ensuring the directors are in the right place, at the right time and fully prepared for the day ahead. 
  • Flexibility - We work in a fast-paced environment where diaries, meetings and plans are forever changing. 
  • Being a team player -  Supporting our directors include helping their teams where you can.  Tasks include arranging monthly team meetings and attending (accommodation, meeting space, dinner plans etc), taking minutes and actions, celebrating successes, diarising meetings to name a few.
  • Creative event planning – Part of your role will be to plan various events throughout the year including business updates, monthly cascades, award ceremonies and department meetings.
  • This role is a key team member alongside the Executive Assistant, PA, Receptionist and Sales Support.

The Ideal Person

You will be highly discreet and be able to deal with a high level of ambiguity whilst providing excellent customer service at all times.  You will also require a degree of personal resilience with the ability to cope with interruptions, changing priorities and multi-tasking through the working week.  In order to facilitate this, you will be flexible and agile in your ways of working and you will thrive in a fast paced environment.

You will enjoy working in a team and will also be a self-starter.  You will have strong communication, influencing and organisational skills with the ability to be proactive and prioritise.

Ideally, you will be of graduate calibre with previous experience in a similar role for a fast moving commercial organisation.


The closing date for this job has now passed.