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Private PA - UHNW Family - SW London!

Vacancy Description:

We are looking for an outstanding private PA to join a vibrant and busy household, covering all aspects of business and private affairs. The ideal candidate will be looking for a challenging role within a dynamic, entrepreneurial, high calibre family. 

Based at the Principal’s home in SW10 your duties will include but not limited to:

  • Responsible for delegating and conveying all instructions/requests to household staff, business associates and family members
  • Maintain a budget for every household (4 in UK and Europe)
  • Oversee the management of Household staff and ad hoc Contractors in the UK households
  • Interviewing candidates for household positions e.g. nannies, housekeepers, assistants
  • Responsible for private and business correspondence: filtering mail, summarising messages and requests in order of priority, prompting principal on responses/feedback and drafting letters/memos
  • Extensive travel co-ordination for family; booking helicopters, private planes, cars and drivers alongside PA at London Office
  • Complex diary management including the scheduling of personal appointments (doctors, dentists, hairdressers etc), restaurant and hotel reservations and the organisation of theatre and concert tickets as well as business meetings
  • Organising shooting weekends/arranging for wine, correct menus etc. to be in place
  • Organisation of maintenance and redecoration projects at properties
  • Processing of invoices and expenses
  • Responsible for art collection, bidding at auction, arranging for payment, insurance and shipping, liaising with Consultant to ensure it is listed on a comprehensive inventory
  • Organisation of events – family birthday parties, family parties (birthdays, weddings etc), dinners, cultural trips abroad
  • Personal and domestic shopping – personal wardrobes, sourcing presents
  • Management of extensive contacts database
  • Maintaining a list of all family, friends and colleagues’ birthdays. 

What we are looking for:

The candidate should be extremely personable, versatile and flexible with the ability to handle revolving schedules and willing to get involved at all levels, with a switch on attitude and good sense of humour. We require someone who represents a polished image of the family at all times, in person, on email and on the telephone. A German speaker is a bonus but not essential.

DBS check required - essential

Duration

Permanent

Location

London

Salary

£50,000 (open)

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