Executive Assistant Ref 6718

School/department: Communications, Marketing and Advancement
Hours: Full time or part time hours considered up to 36.5 hours per week.Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).
Contract: Permanent   
Reference: 6718
Salary: starting at £26,341 to £30,497 per annum, pro rata if part time 
Placed on: 12 October 2021
Closing date: 1 November 2021.  Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date. 
Expected interview date: TBC
Expected start date: TBC


Job description

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a highly organised and astute individual to join the Communications, Marketing and Advancement Team as an Executive Assistant to the Director.

 The successful candidate will be approachable, confident and enjoy working with people, with the ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of individuals.

 You will be an experienced EA with a track record in working supporting senior managers.

 You will be expected to work well using your own initiative with a varied workload in a busy and interesting environment. You will have excellent communication and IT skills. You will become part of a dynamic and friendly team, which is focused on supporting the University in achieving its strategic aims.

 Please contact Emily Tofield, Director of Communications. Marketing and Advancements emily.tofield@sussex.ac.uk for informal enquiries.

The University of Sussex values the diversity of its staff and students and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

You can find out more about our values and our EDI Strategy,  Inclusive Sussex, on our webpages.

Download job description and person specification Re 6718 [PDF 64.23KB]

Visa Sponsorship Queries:     

"This role may be eligible for sponsorship. If you require visa sponsorship from the University of Sussex to undertake this role please consult our Skilled Worker Visa information page for further information. If you want further advice on sponsorship eligibility please contact HRCompliance@sussex.ac.uk "


How to apply

Download our professional services application form - Dec 2020 [DOC 203.00KB] and Personal Details and Equal Opportunities Form [DOC 119.50KB] and fill in all sections.

You must email your completed application, and personal details and equal opportunities form, to profservicesrecruitment@sussex.ac.uk

You should attach your application form and all documents to the email in PDF format (we are unable to accept applications as google.docs or .pages) and use the format job reference number / job title / your name in the subject line.

You can also send your application by post to Human Resources Division, Sussex House, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9RH.


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