Executive Assistant

  • Location
    Exeter, Devon
  • Salary
  • Job type
  • Industry
    Admin and Secretarial
  • External Reference
  • Category
    Office and Secretarial - Executive Assistant

Executive Assistant

We currently have an exciting opportunity for an Executive Assistant to join Devon & Cornwall and Dorset Police for a period of 12 months. This position is based out of the Police HQ in Middlemoor, Exeter.


  • Manage diary commitments to ensure the daily schedule of work is planned and coordinated effectively

  • Provide day to day support and professional guidance to portfolio SMT members

  • Take responsibility for the coordination and management of specified areas of business and projects to support the Executive

  • Prepare draft briefings, reports, data, guidance and communication briefs as well as more complex and bespoke correspondence

  • Plan, organise and support the Principle at force, regional and national commitments within their area of portfolio responsibility


  • Excellent planning and organisational skills

  • Experience of working at senior management level with excellent communication and customer care skills

  • The ability to draft grammatically correct and concise English and to explain processes in simple language

  • As this position will provide support to the Director of Legal Services, an understanding of legal terminology is desirable (not essential)

What we can offer you:

  • The opportunity to work as part of Devon & Cornwall Police - and as such have the ability to apply for upcoming permanent vacancies advertised internally

  • Free parking

  • Access to highly discounted gym facilities

  • The ability to apply for a 'Blue Light' discount card

  • Paid annual leave

  • Access to Adecco Boost - including free eye sight test, discounted vouchers and a wellbeing centre.

For more information, please contact either Megan or Tricia on 01392 260634

Please note, the successful applicant will be subject to stringent vetting and referencing checks prior to commencing employment.

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To speak to a recruitment expert please contact Megan Wallace