Executive Assistant to EMEA Regional Director, Amy Orr-Ewing

£28 to £32k starting salary per annum plus benefits package

Oxford (37.5 hours per week – hours flexibility possible)

How to apply:

If you are interested in applying, email your CV and covering email outlining your suitability and motivation for the role, including current and required salary details to recruitment@rzim.eu. Previous applicants need not apply.

Job Summary:

We are looking for a warm Christian Executive Assistant to join our UK-based team, supporting Amy Orr-Ewing, a highly influential Christian Speaker and Director to our European, Middle Eastern and African Region.  RZIM Zacharias Trust is a UK registered Christian charity with a friendly, welcoming culture and a cohesive working atmosphere.  Our organisational vision and mission is to help the thinker believe and the believer to think.

As a successful applicant, you would be representing Amy and providing full administrative support, bringing a high level of competency and professionalism to her diary management, communication and research support.   You will also have the opportunity to become a member of a stimulating Christian community.  Your key responsibilities would include:

  • Diary planning and management, together with coordinating invitations, all travel plans (international and domestic), as well as a responsibility for associated administration.
  • Providing administrative and communications support for the ID, liaising with staff and external contacts on a broad range of issues via email, telephone and in person, representing the Regional Director where appropriate.
  • Carry out writing and research support for articles, social media, as required.

To be successful in this role you will be a relational individual, who really enjoys administrative work.  You will need to use your well-developed organisational skills and experience of prioritising a complex workload effectively and you must have a high level of attention to detail and accuracy.

Ideally you will have experience working as a personal assistant (or similar role) preferably at senior management level.  You will be educated to degree level or have experience of research, be proficient in managing written and verbal communication at a range of organisational levels and have excellent interpersonal skills.  Experience of diary management (using outlook), coordinating meetings and organising logistics is highly desirable.  You will be a team player with a flexible attitude, but will also have the ability to work autonomously. Experience of carrying out research and social media within a work context would also carry distinct advantages.  You will be expected to occasionally be willing to work outside normal office hours/weekends.

Work Benefits:

In return we offer a pleasant working environment, a friendly and open team atmosphere, generous pension scheme and a range of other work benefits.

Occupational Requirement:

Please note: As a result of our Christian ethos, this post is covered by an Occupational Requirement (OR) under the Equality Act 2010. The successful applicant will be expected to be a practising Christian and to clearly demonstrate a personal commitment to the mission, principles, values and practices of the Trust. Applicants will also be expected to provide proof of their right to live and work in the UK as part of the selection process.

Applicants will also be expected to provide existing proof of their right to live and work in the UK as part of the selection process.