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We are seeking a motivated candidate to provide PA support primarily to the CEO, Director of Strategy & Operations, and ad-hoc support to the Executive Team.

Job Description: Personal Assistant

Job title

Personal Assistant


Based at home, but required to attend events and in-person team meetings (subject to Covid rules)

Contract type


Contract length



Up to £15 per hour


3-4 days per week

About the CMHA:

The City Mental Health Alliance (CMHA) is a business-led, expert-guided membership organisation that works with senior leaders in large corporate businesses typically from financial, legal, professional services and technology sector to help transform workplaces into mentally healthy environments. The CMHA is established in the UK, Hong Kong, Australia and Singapore.

Our vision is to create mentally healthy workplaces and inspire health creation in businesses

Health creation means creating working environments and experiences that are so positive they improve peoples’ health – both physically and mentally

The CMHA works hand in hand with members, at leadership and operational level, to facilitate change, develop and embed positive mental health practice within workplaces in a sustainable and measurable way. We are a solutions-focused organisation. Our strength lies in the unique collaboration of our members, working together to draw upon the vast pool of knowledge and experience from across business, and with guidance from our expert advisory board, to find, test and deliver solutions that work for our members.

  Role summary:

We are seeking a motivated candidate to provide PA support primarily to the CEO, Director of Strategy & Operations, and ad-hoc support to the Executive Team. The CMHA team works remotely and this role will be home based with trips into London and other UK locations for in-person team meetings and events.  This role will report to the CEO but will work closely across the CMHA Executive Team.

  Primary Responsibilities:

  • Management of CEO diary, organising meetings and appointments
    • Booking and arranging travel, transport and accommodation
  • Diary support for Director, Strategy & Operations
  • Dealing with email correspondence on behalf of CEO and management of email filing
  • Attending Board and Advisory Group meetings as note-taker and preparation of agenda and minutes and managing electronic filing of Board and Advisory Group papers
  • Set-up of weekly (Zoom) and monthly in-person Exec Team meetings, including preparation of agenda and summary of actions

Other Responsibilities:

  • General administration support for CEO & Exec Team
  • Diary management for large meetings including sending invitations (e.g. working groups), plus ad-hoc diary management for Executive Team
  • Updating website and social media accounts
    • Typing, compiling and preparing reports, presentations and correspondence
  • Management and action of CMHA mailbox enquires
  • Supporting Exec Team with event administration

Required skills and experience:

    • Proven work experience as a Personal Assistant
    • Strong diary management experience
    • Experience of working with people at senior levels
    • Experience of working in a professional environment with corporate organisations
    • Strong IT skills (Word, Excel, PP, GSuite)
    • Excellent attention to detail
    • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
    • Works with discretion and confidentiality

Application Process and Deadline:

  • Please send a CV and short covering letter clearly demonstrating why you would be good for this role to:
  • The deadline for applications is 27 November 2020.  Interviews will be held on 8 December.