Executive Assistant to the CEO

Salary: £23, 875 FTE
Duration: Permanent, part time (0.8 FTE)
Based: London, UK

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced and highly organised Executive or Personal Assistant, with a talent for building strong working relationships to provide critical and comprehensive support to International Alert’s (Alert) Chief Executive Officer (CEO). They will play a key role in coordinating Alert’s governance bodies and ensuring compliance, as well as supporting the wider Executive Team and Board of Trustees, as well as running efficient global stakeholder meetings

Our ideal candidate is a confident and proactive communicator (both verbally and in writing) and highly computer literate, who gets a kick out of coordination and innovation. You will be enthusiastic about Alert’s mission, and comfortable with a degree of uncertainty – your day will inevitably involve challenging tasks, both big and small, and exposure to Alert’s stakeholders at all levels of the organisation. You will have a distinct advantage if you have previously worked for an international humanitarian organisation and have proficiency in languages other than English.

Kindly note the above outlines some of the requirements for the job - for the full job requirements, please see the job description.

To apply, please click the button below and submit a copy of your CV, and an expression of interest outlining how you believe your skills, experience and knowledge meet the person specification.


Closing date: Sunday 8 March 2020 at 23:59pm (UK time)

We reserve the right to close this advert early, as we will be reviewing applications on a rolling basis. Apply early so you don't miss this opportunity.

International Alert is an equal opportunities employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

While International Alert will endeavour to contact all candidates within a reasonable time, this may not always be possible due to limited resources. Therefore, if you have not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date, you can assume your application has, on this occasion, been unsuccessful.