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Executive Assistant

  • Department: Human Resources
  • Location: Hammersmith
  • Job type: Full Time
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Job reference: VAC- 11864

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As the vital support for the Director of International Business Development & Communications, you’ll be shifting priorities with calm efficiency, managing an extremely busy diary and building a network of strong relationships across the company to make things happen.

About us

Harrods is the world’s leading luxury retail emporium, with a mission to craft magic, memorable experiences for our customers. We set the highest standards and expectations and celebrate the talented people who help us maintain them. Providing support to our senior leaders in the business, our indispensable community of PAs are amongst the most valued members of our team. 

Our Director of International Business Development & Communications will look to you to own their diary and inbox and to liaise with their dynamic team.  No day is the same in our business and as a EA you will enable your Director to challenge the status quo to deliver exciting new projects.  As a EA, you will face off to our senior leadership team and our community of PA’s whilst supporting your Director with their daily delivery.

About you

You’ll have EA experience working at Director level or above. Your skillset is more important to us than the industry you have worked in. You will have:

  • Exceptional multi-tasking and prioritising abilities to meet deadlines
  • A diplomatic and confident inspiring manner
  • Engaging and incisive communication skills
  • Flexibility to manage change and provide seamless support
  • Ability to produce high quality presentations on behalf of the Digital, Customer and Strategy Director
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent working knowledge and proficiency of the Microsoft suite

Our promise to you

Remarkable people deserve remarkable rewards and we nurture a culture of recognition which goes hand in hand with our learning and development support and generous benefits package. EAs at Harrods enjoy a wide range of opportunities to progress their careers and expertise, moving within our PA community or moving into different specialist roles. You’ll also receive:

  • 25 days annual leave, with your birthday off
  • Up to 33% in-store discount (50% for work clothes)
  • Generous Pension
  • Giving Back Days
  • Travel loan

Uniquely You

At Harrods we believe the personality and authenticity of our people sets us apart.  We celebrate and invite applications from all cultures, backgrounds, tastes and experiences and are proud of our culture where people from all walks of life can grow and thrive.  What makes you unique makes us exceptional.

If you want to know more about our people and our culture, search #TogetherHarrods on LinkedIn, Facebook or Instagram.

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