Personal Assistant

at GoCardless in London

GoCardless is growing fast. We’ve built a world-class product that opens up Direct Debit to small and medium-sized businesses across the UK and beyond, and we have recently extended our offering to multinational companies too. Thousands of businesses in the UK already rely on us to handle their payments, and hundreds more join us every week. About a third of these never previously had access to Direct Debit, so we are transforming the way they do business.

We’re looking for an enthusiastic and driven personal assistant to join us and offer top-level assistance to our management team.

The role

You’ll be working closely with one other Personal Assistant to support our five person management team. Helping them focus on what matters most to them: helping GoCardless to grow. You’ll assist them on a daily basis, some of the main elements of the role will be:


  • Diary management for internal and external meetings.

  • Liaising with internal staff & external contacts.

  • Monitoring, responding and distributing incoming communications (phone, email, post, etc.)

  • Arranging travel involving the coordination of travel schedules, itineraries, and all related travel requirements both UK and International.

  • Organisation and minute taking of management meetings.

  • Filing expenses.

  • Preparing letters and documents.


Who we’re looking for


You have at least 1 year of previous PA experience at executive level for several stakeholders.

  • You have incredible attention to detail.

  • You have a flawless command of English.

  • You stay calm under pressure and can find creative solutions for complex situations.

  • You are obsessed about organisation and time management.

  • You have the ability to prioritise and manage time effectively to meet deadlines.

  • You are able to work on your own initiative with minimal supervision and also as a team member.

  • You are trustworthy.

  • You are diplomatic and are very confident working with people across the business.


This role would ideally suit someone with previous experience in a fast-paced environment. However our team come from a variety of backgrounds and we welcome diversity – if you’re unsure, please apply.

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Published at 16 Nov 2017
Expires on 16 Jan 2018

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