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As specialist PA recruiters, the team at Tiger are no strangers to personal assistant jobs. In fact – they are the main roles we recruit for!

From junior PA jobs to more senior positions, we recruit for a wide scope of roles across a variety of industry sectors, including financial and professional services, tech, creative, property and law. Our bespoke recruitment approach involves a focus on matching your experience and personality to the right company, ensuring that we find you the perfect fit.

If you’re considering a career in personal assistance, know that they come in all shapes and sizes! We’ve put together sample job descriptions to help you gain a better understanding of what might be in store:

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Temporary, contract and permanent PA roles

Your responsibilities as a PA depends on the team, business and industry in which you are working. If you are providing high-level support to just one individual, such as a C-Suite executive or partner, you may find yourself completely managing their working life, managing complex diaries, booking global travel, managing inboxes and arranging meetings and other events.

A team PA will also be required to manage diaries and travel, but may do so for a wider team, while also acting as the first point of contact, preparing relevant business documents and conducting any other administrative duties.  Whatever you’re looking for, our expert team of PA recruitment consultants will work with you to find the perfect position.

We recruit both permanent and temporary PA jobs in London and beyond. Both our permanent and temporary consultants are experts in their fields and have comprehensive experience in matching impressive PAs to employers of choice. Find out more about the team here.

So, if you are looking for a senior PA job in London or are looking for an international PA job, we can make your search an enjoyable and stress-free experience.

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Advantages of being a personal assistant in London

London is one of the best cities in the world to be a personal assistant, as it affords unrivalled opportunities in terms of experience, training and challenges. London’s status as one of the commercial capitals in the world means the roles we recruit for are diverse, dynamic and with some of the world’s best businesses.

Because of this, London also offers some for the best training for candidates looking for PA jobs. Visit our training and coaching pages or speak to a consultant who can advise you of places to develop your PA skills in London.

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Skills needed to be a PA in London

Whilst there are plenty of PA jobs in London, the competition is also fierce, so the more skills or experience you have under your belt, the more chance you have of landing your perfect personal assistant job.

The role of PA in London has changed dramatically from the 1980s. There is less call for those with traditional PA skills and more of a demand for candidates to have all-round capabilities, including excellent organisational and project management skills and a strong knowledge of MS Office systems. In particular, all candidates should be confident in pulling together mail merges in Word; collating expenses and generating charts and tables in Excel and creating presentations or slideshows with custom animation in Powerpoint.

One of the most important skills for personal assistants in London is MS Outlook. Successful PA candidates need to be confident arranging diaries and travel using the diary functions, especially across multiple time zones.

Finally, it is expected that candidates can type at least 50WPM accurately. At Tiger, we are required by our clients to test all candidates and can provide you with your scores.

Virtual PA Jobs

Senior PAs that are looking for more flexibility, or returning to work after parental leave, may look for a virtual PA job. This role requires the same organisation, communication and time management skills of a PA, but is completed from the comfort of your home.

Just like a personal assistant job based in an office, a virtual PA will usually look after diaries and inboxes, book travel and organise events. They may also work on larger projects, overseeing the entire process.

Latest PA jobs

If you are looking for a personal assistant job, check out our latest roles below, or review the full list on our job search page.

Senior PA to Partners new

London (West End) SALARY: £35,000 - £40,000 BONUS AND BENEFITS TERM: Permanent

Senior PA to Partners London – West End  Permanent £38,000 - £40,000 Benefits + Bonus A fabulous, boutique financial consultancy is looking for a proactive, senior level PA to join their successful, friendly team in the heart of...

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POSTED: 21 Nov 2018 JOB ID: DUSENPA15994

Executive Assistant - Boutique Finance Firm new

London (West End) SALARY: £45,000 - £50,000 Great benefits! TERM: Permanent

Top Executive Assistant for boutique finance firm in West End! Salary: £45 – 50k Tiger Recruitment are working on an exciting new Executive Assistant role for a boutique finance firm in the West End. They are...

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PA to 2 – Innovative Global Consultancy Firm! new

London (West End) SALARY: £35,000 - £38,500 TERM: Permanent

An amazing consultancy firm based near Goodge Street tube are looking for an experienced, dedicated and quick-thinking PA to join one of their fast-paced teams!WHAT YOU’LL DOThis is a busy PA role with a tonne of...

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POSTED: 20 Nov 2018 JOB ID: KJPAtoTwo16184

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