Executive Assistant to CFO

  • Category: Administration
  • Job reference: ATGEXE
  • Location: ATG Head Office
  • Closing date: 26 May 2017
  • Contract term: Full time

More information

We are seeking a meticulous administrator to cover a period of maternity leave.


To assist the CFO & Commercial Director, and her Direct Reports, in all administrative activities and to undertake research, analysis and projects as required.



  • To provide full secretarial and administrative services i.e. word processing, organising diaries, travel itineraries, to deal with and act upon written correspondence and telephone messages, confidential filing etc. for the CFO & Commercial Director.
  • To provide back-up secretarial and administrative services to other Executive Directors and Senior Managers as and when required.
  • To ensure visitors to meet the CFO & Commercial Director are welcomed appropriately.
  • To ensure meeting rooms are set up in advance with all necessary documentation, equipment and refreshments.
  • To carry out research projects and report on findings as required.
  • To prepare presentations and information packs in conjunction with members of the Finance and BI teams.
  • To deal with all correspondence for the CFO & Commercial Director and manage her email in-box ensuring that all emails receive a response.
  • To maintain the relevant files for the CFO & Commercial Director including itineraries for all travel arrangements, relevant post, daily figures, to do lists and appointments for the day.
  • To provide administrative support to the Finance team as and when required.
  • To update ATG's daily cash flow forecast.
  • To adhere to all Health & Safety procedures to minimise the risk of injury and accidents.
  • To attend training courses as required in order to further self-development.
  • To work the agreed hours, ensuring cover for core office hours, although there may be a requirement to work additional time in order to meet deadlines or until tasks are carried out.


Person Specification

The post holder should have the following skills, attributes and experience:

  • Professional Experience (One or more of the following) Experience in a PA role, working for an Executive Director in a similar environment
  • Experience in a role requiring analytical research and presentation
  • Experience in an administrative role within a theatre or entertainment business

Skills and Attributes

  • Strong organisational and time management skills.
  • Basic financial understanding. 
  • Creative and innovative thinking in relation to problem solving.
  • Resilience and an ability to work on own initiative and effectively as part of a team.
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to deal effectively with people at all levels inside and outside the business.
  • Flexible, adaptable, robust and resilient, willing to go above and beyond.
  • Excellent customer service and the ability to deliver to a high standard of competence.
  • The ability to work well under pressure and a proven ability to manage and meet conflicting deadlines.

This role will be offered for a fixed term to cover a period of maternity leave, starting in summer 2017 (exact date to be confirmed).

Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions regarding the role.


Application forms and vacancy information

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How To Apply

Please send your completed application form, so it reaches Ambassador Theatre Group by 26 May 2017, quoting the job reference - ATGEXE, to:

  • Email: categordon@theambassadors.com, quoting the job reference (ATGEXE) in the subject line
  • By post: Cate Gordon, HR Business Partner - Recruitment, 4th Floor, 39 - 41 Charing Cross Road, London, WC2H 0AR

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