Personal Assistant

Personal Assistant Lancaster, England

Lancaster University Employment & Recruitment Service
Full Time Lancaster, England 12.45 GBP HOURLY Today
Job description

Temporary PA

As a Personal Assistant you will work within the Professional Services Administration team in the Vice-Chancellor's Officeproviding high quality administrative support to Senior Officers.

Your role will include diary management, travel logistics, taking action notes at meetings and working with internal and external stakeholders. You will have excellent interpersonal, IT, communication and organisational skills and be able to prioritise a wide-ranging workload.

Please note: This is a non-student role. Applications from students will not be considered.

Preferred start date: ASAP

Location: Remotely (in the UK) and on the Lancaster University campus

Hours per week: 36.5

Job Description

Main responsibilities:

  • Screening emails (respecting confidentiality) and responding accordingly to meeting requests.
  • Diary management to include, arranging travel, organising meetings and appointments whilst maintaining an understanding of responsibilities and commitments.
  • Administrative duties to include attending meetings to take actions, preparing reports and general office administration.

Person Specification

The successful candidate will show:

  • A good level of administrative experience, ideally at Personal Assistant level or similar.
  • Excellent organisational skills, with great attention to detail.
  • Be a strong and confident communicator, able to build strong relationships. (whilst influencing and negotiating
  • Be flexible, proactive and have the ability to prioritise and multi-task.

Working in this role will help develop the following skills and experience:

  • Analysing
  • Business Development
  • Collaboration
  • Decisiveness
  • Exercising professional judgement
  • Flexibility
  • Integrity
  • Teamwork
  • Time Management

Please note: Unless specified otherwise in the advert wording, this role is only open to individuals living in the UK.

You are required to submit a cover letter to support your application.

Applications without a cover letter will not be considered.

Under the terms of this work, we endeavour to provide the advertised number of hours however, hours are not guaranteed and that work may cease if there is a fall in demand.

Adverts that display a closing date should be treated as a guide. We reserve the right to close the vacancy once we have received sufficient applications, so we advise you to submit your application as early as possible to prevent disappointment.

Job Types: Full-time, Temporary contract
Contract length: 8 weeks

Salary: £12.45 per hour


  • Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Lancaster, LA1 4YW: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)

Work Location: Hybrid remote in Lancaster, LA1 4YW

Reference ID: 16455

Personal Assistant
Lancaster University Employment & Recruitment Service
Lancaster, United Kingdom
Vicky Tyrrell
Less than $1 million (USD)
1001 to 5000 Employees
College / University
Colleges & Universities
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