We provide people,
who support leaders,
who change the world.
Welcome to Sidekicks. We supply exceptional support people – Assistants, Secretaries, Receptionists, Administrators and front of house talent – to founders, entrepreneurs, private households and businesses of all sizes, across all sectors, all over the world.
- Head Receptionists
- Corporate PAs
- Private PAs
- Board PAs
- Personal Assistants
- Executive Assistants
- Business Assistants
- Sales Administrators
- HR Administrators
- HR Officers
- Marketing Administrators
- Office Managers
- Operations Managers
- Legal Secretaries
- Facilities Administrators
- Trading Assistants
- Team Secretaries
- Presentations Specialists
- Admin Team Leaders
- Float Team Leaders
- Office Juniors
– if the remit falls within administrative support, it’s what we do.
We provide the best permanent support talent in London. We find the people you really want – not just the ones that actively apply to job advertisements.
We supply the most exceptional household and estate staff in London, with a focus on ex-military personnel with exemplary service backgrounds.
We are scrupulous about our processes. Our temporary candidates have undergone a full competency based interview (not just a skills run through).
Jobs of the week
Below are some of the jobs currently on offer.
ONCE IN A LIFETIME OPPORTUNITY!!
Are you looking for an incredible opportunity to relocate and work for a hugely impressive individual managing their household in Dublin and ensuring the smooth running of their everyday life? Do you seek a challenge and a variety where no two days will be the same? Are you able to work at pace and predict the probability of future events? If so, then read on….
My client, a UHNW and public figure is looking for a super-efficient Private PA and Household Manager. Please note this client is based in Dublin – the candidate must be based there or willing to relocate.
You will be responsible for running the household including all household staff (nannies, housekeepers, chauffeurs) as well as managing contractors and renovation works both in Dublin and at their holiday home in Ibiza (occasional travel required) and rental properties throughout Europe. You will need to be an expert at creating and delivering complex travel itineraries and organising Visas/travel documentation, especially to America) as well as extensive gatekeeping, creating presentations and proposals, liaising with the Business Assistant and company executives, calendar management, organising social events and so much more!
The ideal candidate will have impressive experience as a Personal PA and Household Manager. You will need to be discreet, efficient, switched on, incredibly proactive and consistently think 10 paces ahead. My client truly needs a right-hand support – someone who is willing to go above and beyond and understand the importance of discretion.
This role will be Part-time and you must based in Dublin.
If this sounds like a dream role for you – please apply now.
Full or Part Time Nanny required for wonderful private family in a leafy part of North London!
A wonderful opportunity for an experienced Nanny to join a lovely family in North London. Our client is looking for someone with a really positive, can-do attitude to take care of their three children, aged 7, 9 and 11.
The day to day requirements of this role will include: school drop-offs, homework tasks, one weeknight babysitting and other, occasional household errands. You will be part of a small household team, including a housekeeper.
This role can be either full time or part time (afternoons), our client is open to discussion.
This is a live-out position, the ideal candidate will be based in or around North London. A clean driver’s license is essential.
If you are passionate about children, with oodles of energy, please do not hesitate, send your CV today. Our client is looking an immediate start.
EA / BUSINESS MANAGER - LUXURY LIFESTYLE BRAND
A once in a lifetime opportunity has arisen to join an amazing start up luxury lifestyle business at its inception. My client is a dream boss - financially backed, charming, respectful and with a fantastic idea - and is looking for a first rate EA and Business Manager to assist with the smooth running of their life, to work on projects and act as a sounding board on the creative side.
As the very first member of staff this is a real opportunity to carve out your role. Responsibilities include diary and meeting scheduling, travel arrangements, correspondence, taking charge of all things digital, product development and management, recruiting and managing staff and much more!
Based in their breath-takingly beautiful office, ideally you will have 3 years’ + experience in an all-encompassing role either in a start up or entrepreneurial environment, possess good business acumen, project management skills and an eye for aesthetics. Digital and social media experience would be a bonus but is not essential.
If you are looking for the perfect, involving, creative EA role with a difference then please get in touch today – this role won’t be around for long.
BRIGHT GRADUATE FOR BUZZY COMPANY - £20,000
My client, an incredibly dynamic and market-leading educational consultancy is looking for a client-facing, articulate and sparky team member to join their organisation. ASAP start, on-going on a temporary basis.
This role is especially varied with direct client contact and the opportunity to really hone your organisational and time management skills. Responsibilities will include answering all client enquiries over the telephone and via email, writing extensive email campaigns, speaking with tutors, diary and calendar management and ensuring the smooth running of the office. You will be the ultimate right hand support to a team of 5 consultants.
The role would suit a bright graduate who is keen to work in a fast-paced environment where no two days will be the same. You must be happy to work under pressure and be able to adapt at a moment’s notice. This is an environment that demands individuals who are proactive, able to work at pace and consistently put 110% into the role responsibilities. There is masses of scope for development with a brilliant feedback culture and fantastic colleagues to learn from.
Ideally you will be degree educated from a Redbrick University and have some relevant experience within Education and be ambitious, passionate about making a difference and enjoy contributing your own ideas. This is an amazing and rare role - so please apply NOW.
Are you a superb PA with Estate Management experience based in Surrey or West Sussex? If so, read on!
A truly remarkable opportunity has arisen for a confident, capable and self-possessed Private PA / Estate Manager to assist an enormously successful private individual with estate, household, lifestyle and corporate duties.
The principal - an enormously successful businessman - runs a large estate in West Sussex. The estate comprises a working equestrian/polo yard and full staff, so an interest in - or experience working within - the polo world would be a distinct advantage.
You'll take overall responsibility for running the Estate procurement, driving hospitality, sponsorships, and managing a team of people. You'll also need a head for figures and ideally previous bookkeeping experience, as the principal would like someone to take fiscal control of the day-to-day running of the Estate.
In terms of household management, there is already a full domestic staff in place so your position will be a purely supervisory role.
In terms of the Principal's corporate life, you'll take on full responsibility for overseeing his movements, so you must be comfortable with organising extensive, seamless travel. The Principal is a very senior figure in the finance world, and has multiple property interests (both in the UK and overseas) so you'll also be involved in the management of this.
This is an urgent role and we will be interviewing within the next week, so please don't hesitate: if you are interested, send us your CV today.
Please note: Due to the nature of this role, only applicants living in Surrey or West Sussex will be considered.
Are you a digital marketing whizz? A super keen tweeter and instagramer? This is an amazing opportunity to join an incredible luxury interior design company.
Responsibilities will include:
Developing new email marketing strategy
Mail outs using MailChimp
Training will be provided however experience of running social media accounts as well as Search Engine Optimization is key!
Based in absolutely stunning central London offices, this is an incredible opportunity for someone who wants real responsibility within a truly dynamic environment. The ideal candidate will have at least two years’ digital marketing experience.
If this sounds like you, please contact Ellie and apply now!
. If this sounds like you, please do apply now - we will shortlist this role early next week!
In the news
Jessica’s enormously successful career as an Assistant spanned just over a decade. During that time, Jessica supported prominent employers within various industries, including investment banks, hedge funds, retail and residential property and high-profile individuals throughout the UK and Asia.
Jessica understands that superb operational support has the capacity to transform a business’s bottom line. As a highly experienced Assistant, Jessica grew frustrated with the restrictive service provided by traditional secretarial recruitment agencies and shocked at the lack of understanding of the nature of her role. As a result, Jessica founded Sidekicks in 2015.
Jessica has been an Affiliate Member of the Institute of Recruitment Professionals (IRP) since 2015, and writes about current employment issues in her column for the Huffington Post.
Direct Line: 020 7292 8741
Peter Carter, ACMA, has a Big Four background, having trained and spent his early career within PwC.
Peter has held various financial management roles in businesses from healthcare to engineering, and has also run small businesses focusing on the design industry. As Director of Finance, Peter is responsible for the smooth, efficient running of Sidekicks’ Finance division.
Office: 020 7292 8741
Head of PR
Gillian has been working in communications for more than 10 years. She began her career as a conference producer before moving into PR with Skillsmart Retail, the sector skills council for retail, and then John Lewis, where she was responsible for press relations for 39 branches of one of Britain’s top brands. From John Lewis, Gillian moved to Islamabad, Pakistan, following her journalist husband’s job.
There she worked as a communications consultant for the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime as well for a human rights law firm working with prisoners facing the death penalty. In her spare time, Gillian has helped friends with various PR projects including producing and launching a book on emerald miners in Afghanistan with a world-renowned photojournalist. Gillian currently lives in Paris with her husband and daughter.
Mobile: 07980 901 194