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Executive Assistant to National Sales Director in Manchester

Wren Kitchens are looking for hardworking individuals to join their family owned manufacturer and retailer of fitted kitchens. Full training is provided so previous experience is not required!

Job description

About The Company

Wren Kitchens is the UK's number 1 kitchen retailer! Wren is a privately-owned, family-run business which is passionate about kitchens and delivering a world-class customer experience.  In the financial year of 2019 we recorded revenue of £700m.

We're proud to say that we manufacture all our kitchens out of three, state-of-the-art factories, here in the UK. Wren is famous for having the biggest range of kitchens. We provide tailored kitchens at DIY prices. And with the largest range of colours and styles, Wren provide the creative freedom to inspire customers and build their dream kitchens.

In 2019 Wren was proudly named #1 top-rated retail workplace in the UK. In addition to this, The Telegraph recognised us as the fastest-growing bricks and mortar retailer and the Sunday Times ranked us as the 12th largest, privately owned company in the UK.

About The Role
We are looking for a dedicated and enthusiastic Executive Assistant to work closely alongside our National Sales Director. A passion for providing an exceptional level of support is essential and you must have a proactive and organised approach to work, remaining professional and confidential always. The role will be based in a modern office in our kitchen showroom in Ashton-Under-Lyne, with occasional travel to meetings and events (accommodation will be provided where needed).  This is a full-time position, working Monday to Friday with occasional weekend work when required.
 
Main Responsibilities
 
  • Arrange daily conference calls with Area Managers
  • Organise and manage National Sales Director's diary
  • Update any new store opening information
  • Arrange Head office & Board meetings
  • Consistently update each showroom areas KPI and sales performance, highlighting any under performing areas and collate phase end data for meetings with Directors
  • Send out daily updates to all Area Managers
  • Liaise with Retail Recruitment Team regarding interviews and recruitment events
  • Liaise with Training (Retail and Management) regarding staff training/management inductions
  • Organising meeting rooms and hotels for National Sales Director, Area Managers and staff members when required
  • Set up PowerPoint slides for meetings
  • Submit all expense documents monthly
About You
About You
 
  • Excellent IT skills including knowledge of Microsoft Word/Excel/PowerPoint
  • Experienced Executive Assistant to Senior Management level with minimum 1 year experience
  • Experience of electronic diary management
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills
  • Exellent attention to detail with the ability to maintain a high level of accuracy
  • An ability to deal with sensitive information with descretion and to maintain confidentiality

Extra information

Status
Closed
Location
Manchester
Type of Contract
Graduate Jobs
Profession Sub-category
Retail
Full UK/EU driving license preferred
No
Car Preferred
No
Must be eligible to work in the EU
No
Cover Letter Required
No

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