Personal Assistant to the Director – Richard Newton Consulting [NOW CLOSED]

 19th May 2017 

Personal Assistant to the Director 

Dear Applicant,

Many thanks for your interest in the above role.

I established Richard Newton Consulting in 2011 as a management consultancy to support organisations from the not-for-profit sector. Since 2011 we have provided a range of services in several key areas –

– Funding and fundraising

– Project management

– Quality assurance

– Governance

– Strategic development

In February 2017 we launched a range of recruitment services aimed at the arts / not for profit sectors.

Full details of all our services are available on our website.


This is a key role within the Company, working closely with myself, the successful applicant will be expected to –

– To support the Director with diary management and daily correspondence

– To be an initial point of contact for clients

– To support the Director and the Associate Consultant team on large funding bids and tenders on behalf of clients

– Provide research and support to the Director / Associate Consultant team working on recruitment services and fundraising bids

– To support the Director with business development activities

– To manage invoice processing

– To co-ordinate administration across the Company

We’re looking for someone who can be a fantastic ambassador for our services, often being the frontline for clients and enquiries. The nature of our work means that we all often juggle a number of deadlines whilst responding to our clients with the highest regard for service and attention to detail. We’re also looking for someone with a great sense of humour, and who can support us to balance a constantly changing portfolio of deadlines.

Our office is small and relaxed, located in Pontcanna, Cardiff, where we play some tunes, and crack a few jokes whilst working hard. The Company has come a long way in five years and we are now seeking a central team member as we develop the business further.

We are flexible with regard to how the hours are split across the week, although logistically we have limited desk capacity on a Thursday!


The closing date for applications is 10am on 5th June with interviews scheduled for Monday 12th June in Cardiff.

The full job description is available for download on this page.

I look forward to receiving your application which should comprise of a CV, along with a covering letter outlining your suitability to be sent to [email protected] with the title Personal Assistant to the Director in the subject line.

Many thanks for your interest in our work, and good luck with your application.

Please email me at [email protected] should you have any specific queries.

Yours faithfully

Richard Newton