Maddie Oswell

  • Brighton United Kingdom
Maddie Oswell

Work History

Work History

PA to Managing Director

L&C Pensions
  • Providing PA support (including extensive diary management, conference organising, travel arrangements and meetings) to the Managing Director and other management members as required.
  • Assisting the Company Secretary as required including arranging Board Meetings and compiling and issuing relevant papers, taking minutes and facilitating the resulting action points as appropriate.
  • Ensuring that returns are made to Companies House within timescales.
  • Advising management as appropriate on current employment and health & safety legislation etc.
  • Maintaining personnel files including records of training, performance review, salary history, attendance, holiday and sickness etc.
  • Maintaining the Staff Handbook and update changes. Liaising with staffing agencies in order to support managers with recruitment and selection.
  • Ensuring the provision of office services to assist the Company's staff to administer the Company's products.
  • Ensuring adequate supplies of stationery, provision of postal services etc.Reporting to management and liasing with the company's cleaning/garden contractors as necessary to ensure that services are to agreed standards.
  • Responsible for the recruitment and induction of new employees.Held in-house training seminars on telephone training and customer care.
  • Liasing with external PR consultants and journalists on press articles, the bi-monthly newsletter and website content.
  • Event organisation/co-ordination of seminars and Regional Sales meetings for 100-200 people in various countries.
Apr 2009 - Jun 2009

Company PA

Essential Business Limited
  • Produced and followed through Tactical Marketing Plan to secure additional business.Over 800 contacts.
  • Diary management for Managing Director and National Business Manager.
  • Overseeing daily office management.
  • Event organisation (Brighton & Hove Business Show)
Dec 2008 - Mar 2009

PA to Directors

LVG Limited
  • Extensive Diary Management
  • Booking travel arrangements
  • Minute taking
  • Event organising
  • Responsible for all directors personal matters and expenses
Feb 2007 - Nov 2008

Office Manager

JF Media Ltd
  • First point of contact dealing with all customer relations issues.
  • Organisation of London Golf Show (LGS), liaison with the event management team at LGS.
  • Responsibility for accounts, personnel records, sickness records, reporting to the Board monthly.
  • Responsible for organisation of all Golfing Events, communicating with celebrities, brands, blue-chip clients.
  • Manager of 4 staff, overseeing projects and press events.
  • Responsible for petty cash, reconciliation, creditors and debtors reports to the Board.
  • Agreed and negotiated new contract with factoring facility.
  • Responsible for monthly sales invoicing and chasing of debts – credit control.
  • Management of senior management teams diaries.
  • Weekly reconciliation of Sage line 50 to produce Management Sales reports
Nov 2005 - Feb 2007

PA to CEO

eb4U
  • Maintaining the Project Director/Chief Executive’s diary on a day-to-day basis.
  • Assisting the Project Director and Deputy Project Director in all issues affecting the management of eb4U.
  • Assisting in the co-ordination of the supply of management information for the Project Director and Deputy Project Director thus enabling them to make the most efficient and effective use of their time.
  • Providing support to the Project Director and the Chair of the eb4U Board.
  • Supporting the eb4U Board, arranging and facilitating meetings, booking venues and arranging refreshments.
  • Taking minutes ensuring all relevant information is readily available, producing and distributing papers accordingly.
  • Ensuring that all papers relating to the Company and its members are completed, up-to-date and readily available.
  • Ensuring that all documentation is kept in compliance with Companies’ House Regulations. Having a personal understanding of the Project Director’s priorities and maintain a good relationship with the Project Director which guarantees understanding of the issues.

Education

Education

Sackville Secondary School

GCSE 5 Subjects: English Literature & Language, Mathematics, German, and Art.

1993 - 1995

NVQ Level II

National Westminster College

Skills

Skills

Quark Express

Sage Line 50

Microsoft Office

Summary

A highly motivated, conscientious Board Level PA/Office Manager. An effective communicator at all levels with business acumen and excellent commercial awareness. Lively and enthusiastic with a mature approach to work, taking great pleasure in her work and enjoy rising to meet challenges. Excellent documentation and technical solving skills.

Interest

I love to read and listen to music.Have a keen interest in cooking, football, foreign travel, sailing, fast cars, motorbikes, golf, climbing mountains and horse riding.

Objective

To further my career, expand my range of skills and provide a positive role model for my young son.

Certifications

Certifications
1994 - 1996

Marketing Communications

NVQ Level II
1994 - 1996

Business Aspects

NVQ Level II

References

References

Julie Stanford

Malcolm Lake