Executive Assistant

Location: London

Salary: £36,248 per annum

Employment type: Permanent

Department: Senior Management Team

Division: SMT Support

Hours per week: 35

About us 

Crisis is the national charity for homeless people. We know that homelessness is not inevitable. We know that together we can end it. 

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced and collaborative EA to support our CEO and Senior Management Team in the mission to end homelessness. 

​​​​​​​About the role 

As Executive Assistant within our small, collaborative team, you will play a vital role in contributing to the effectiveness of our CEO and other members of our Senior Management Team through diary support, meeting and events support and coordination, project management and other ad-hoc administrative support. This is an extremely rewarding and valued role working with our senior leadership, and an opportunity to make a real difference in our mission to end homelessness. 

This role is based in London and you will be required to work from the London office a minimum of 2 days per week. 

About you 

To be successful in this role you will have: 

  • Experience of providing a full range of executive support to a Senior Management Team or Board including diary management, travel, logistics and meeting support 

  • A proven track record of providing administrative or secretariat support for complex meetings and events 

  • Excellent administration, project management and organisational skills 

  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to build relationships and liaise effectively and confidently at all levels 

  • Commitment to Crisis’ purpose and values including equality and social inclusion. 

We believe diversity is a strength, and our aim is to make sure that Crisis truly reflects the communities we serve. We are actively working towards our organisation being a place where everyone can thrive and make their best contribution to our mission of ending homelessness for good. We know that the more perspectives, voices, and experiences we can bring to this work, the better. We particularly welcome applications from people who have lived experience of homelessness, and people from all marginalised groups, communities and backgrounds. 

Working at Crisis 

As a member of the team, you will have access to a wide range of employee benefits including: 

  • Interest free loans for travel season ticket, cycle to work, and deposit to secure a tenancy 

  • Pension scheme with an employer contribution of 8.5% 

  • 25 days’ annual leave which increases with service to 28 days and option to purchase up to 10 additional days leave 

  • Enhanced maternity, paternity, shared parental, and adoption pay 

  • Flexible working around the core hours 10am-4pm 

  • And more! (Full list of benefits available on website) 

Alongside our excellent staff benefits, we will support your ongoing development to build your skills, experience and career. 

When you join us, you will have the opportunity to join our staff diversity networks, which aim to champion issues across the organisation, enable staff to be their authentic and best selves and contribute to making Crisis a truly diverse organisation.   

How to apply 

If this sound likes the opportunity for you, please click on the 'Apply for Job' button below. 

Closing date: Sunday 25 May 2022 (at 23:59) 

Virtual interviews will be held on the 6th June 2022  


We welcome applications from people who identify as neuro diverse and want our recruitment process to be as accessible as possible. If you need us to make an adjustment or provide additional support as you apply for a role, please email jobs@crisis.org.uk and our Recruitment team will contact you to discuss how we can help.  


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Registered Charity Numbers: E&W1082947, SC040094 



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