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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.

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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.

PA for Entertainment and Media company new

London (Greater) SALARY: £22,000 - £23,000 PER: Annum TERM: Permanent

We have an excellent opportunity for a Junior PA to join a top entertainment firm. Based in West London this will be supporting a Director. Duties include: Diary managementTravelPersonal errandsLiaising with clientsOrdering giftsAttending programme recordsInter-departmental correspondence...

POSTED: 16 Sep 2021 JOB ID: RKMEDIA23250

OM / PA - Frankfurt, Germany new

Europe SALARY: £60,000 - £70,000 PER: Annum TERM: Permanent

My client is an international financial services firm with a great reputation. They have a number of offices around the World and a boutique office in Frankfurt, Germany. Their team is made up of Investment professionals...


Office Manager / PA - Paris, France new

Europe SALARY: €50,000 - €70,000 PER: Annum TERM: Permanent

My client is an international financial services firm with a great reputation. They have a number of offices around the World and a boutique office of 10-12 in Paris, France. Their team is made up of...


EA to CEO - Property new

London (Greater) SALARY: £32,000 - £35,000 PER: Annum TERM: Permanent

This dynamic and entrepreneurial CEO who is responsible for social housing projects in the UK is looking for a fantastic full time permanent EA to be part of the exciting journey. This is a private housing...

POSTED: 16 Sep 2021 JOB ID: AKLCL3559

EA new

London (West End) SALARY: £35,000 - £40,000 PER: Annum TERM: Permanent

Executive Assistant West End Salary up to £40,000 Successful strategy advisor firm is looking to hire a proactive and dynamic EA to join the team in their London office.  You will support two Partners and effectively...


EA Corporate Comms - Maternity Cover new

London (City of) SALARY: £19 - £21 PER: Hour TERM: Temporary

EA Corp Comms – Maternity CoverInvestment Management£19-21 / hour plus holiday payMy client is an established, globally recognised investment management firm with stunning offices in the City of London, within walking distance from main stations such...

POSTED: 15 Sep 2021 JOB ID: CEEACC23557

PA to Legal Team – Financial Services new

London (West End) SALARY: £38,000 - £40,000 PER: Annum TERM: Permanent

PA to Legal Team – Financial Services West EndPermanent£38,000 - £40,000 Benefits + BonusAn established financial services client with a global presence are looking for a solid PA to join the team to support the Head...

POSTED: 15 Sep 2021 JOB ID: KHBLEGAL23544

Executive Assistant to CEO - DIFC new

Middle East SALARY: AED30,000 - AED35,000 PER: Annum TERM: Permanent

An International Investment Company based in the DIFC is looking for an experienced Executive Assistant to join my client's team and provide support to a very busy CEO. This is a very rare and exciting opportunity for...

POSTED: 15 Sep 2021 JOB ID: ZCDIEA225

EA - Dubai DIFC new

Middle East SALARY: AED20,000 - AED23,000 PER: Month TERM: Permanent

My client a top consulting company is looking for an experienced Executive Assistant. The Executive Assistant will provide project and business administration support to the consulting team in all aspects of the project process including document...

POSTED: 15 Sep 2021 JOB ID: ZCEAJ447

EA to Managing Partner - Dubai new

Middle East SALARY: AED22,000 - AED26,000 PER: Month TERM: Permanent

Executive Assistant to Managing Partner A top-quality EA is required to assist a busy Managing Partner with his business. Extensive global travel arrangements, visas and logistics organisation will be required to support the Managing Partner. A high...

POSTED: 15 Sep 2021 JOB ID: ZCEADUH9765

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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 internationally, 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. Upskill online 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.

How much does a PA earn?

A PA’s salary depends completely on the role and industry they are based in. In professional and financial services, they can expect to earn anywhere between £30,000-£60,000, while in creative and not-for-profit industries, the salary expands from £28,000- £50,000.

In a family office, a PA’s salary can range from £30,000- £60,000, while a virtual personal assistant can charge anywhere between £25-30 p/h.

Virtual personal assistant

Senior PAs that are looking for more flexibility, or returning to work after parental leave, may look for a virtual personal assistant (VA) 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 VA will usually look after diaries and inboxes, book travel and organise events. They may also work on larger projects, overseeing the entire process.

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PA Job Descriptions

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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Travelling PA job description

Job Descriptions

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