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We're Hiring: Office Manager/PA to Director

by  David Dwyer on  04/09/2017

UPDATE 23/10/17: This post has now been filled

£15,000 - £20,000 a year

Inspire are a 9 year old Perth based full service digital agency looking after private, corporate, public and 3rd sector clients.

Inspire's clients are local, regional, national and international. Allied to our client-centric approach we believe passionately in delivering solutions that match our clients’ needs, backed up by extensive after-sales support.

Due to a rapid expansion of the business, a vacancy has arisen for an Office Manager/Personal Assistant who will provide quality executive personal assistance and office administration support and ensure the smooth operation of the business.

The role is designed to assist and drive the owner to make the best use of his time by dealing with administrative tasks on his behalf. This role is varied and should be seen as an overall enabler for the Owner.

Main Duties:

  • To provide a high quality organisational support service
  • Maintaining office systems, including data management and filing
  • Raising invoices and following up on outstanding payments
  • Set up efficient administrative processes with a focus on continually improving to meet changing business needs
  • Effective diary management, making appointments, assessing priority of meetings and rescheduling as necessary
  • Proactive daily support for the owner, ensuring he is adequately prepared with his schedule and supporting materials where required
  • Responsible for ensuring the follow up and tracking of meeting actions and outcomes with owners in accordance with agreed target dates
  • Handling telephone calls professionally, screening, re-directing, taking messages or using initiative to respond and resolve the query at source where appropriate, ensuring a high level of customer service when interacting with internal and external customers
  • Sorting, distributing and responding or drafting responses to incoming email in a timely and efficient manner
  • Acting as a key liaison point between internal staff and other key parties, setting up meetings as appropriate and maintaining strong communications.
  • Tailoring proposal documents
  • Building effective working relationships with all functions of the business



  • Previous PA experience at a similar level
  • Customer focused with excellent team working skills and the ability to work collaboratively and co-operatively with colleagues, building effective working relationships with all functions of the business
  • Highly organised, self-reliant, efficient and self-motivated with the ability to systematically plan own work and that of others
  • Capable of employing persuasion skills where appropriate
  • An aptitude for using own judgement and decision making with the ability to work on initiative
  • Ability to assimilate large quantities of written and verbal communication quickly and produce accurate, timely and well-presented minutes and supporting documentation
  • Excellent attention to detail, including proof reading skills, with the ability to maintain a high level of accuracy
  • Demonstration of the ability to work to tight deadlines and perform well under sustained pressure with the capability of quick thinking in rapidly changing scenarios
  • A completer-finisher with a flexible, pro-active, ‘can do’ approach to work including the ability to prioritise and re-prioritise to achieve successful outcomes
  • Ability to deal with sensitive information with discretion and to maintain confidentiality at all times
  • Excellent IT skills including advanced knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet and presentation software packages, preferably Microsoft Office Word, Excel and Powerpoint.


  • Previous experience of undertaking an Office Manager and/or PA role
  • Qualification in a relevant subject such as business administration


  • 28 days holiday per year from January to December (includes public holidays)
  • Salary – commensurate with experience
  • This position is full-time

Job Type: Full-time

Required experience:

  • PA: 2 years

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £15,000.00 to £20,000.00 /year

Job Location:

  • Perth, Perth and Kinross

Required education:

  • Diploma

Required experience:

  • Personal Assistant: 2 years

If your interested then get in touch and apply via our application process.

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