Dorothy Danahy seeks the ‘crème de la crème’ meaning that our candidates are of the highest quality. In addition to your professional skills, you should also have excellent people skills, impeccable presentation and an outstanding sense of service.
Does this sounds like you?
As a real pillar of the office, you are someone who can be relied on to manage the smaller day to day tasks as well as managing the files that are fundamental to the smooth running of the business. You may be entrusted with the management of the office, general tasks, human resources tasks, accounting, or managing a budget. You are efficient and versatile.
Assistant to members of an Executive Committee
As the right-hand man to your director, you support them and take on all the tasks expected in a classic assistantship. You assist in all their activities, knowing how to prioritise emergencies and make their daily life more manageable. You are able to assist in committee meetings and write reports both in English and in French. You are organised and meticulous.
As an ambassador for your CEO, you take on an important role as their main representative. In addition to a classic assistantship, you are a key representative both internally and externally. You maintain their network and welcome, receive and liaise with public, economic and political figures. You are proactive and discrete.
As a hidden figure, you are entirely dedicated to your director. Your main responsibility is to make their daily life easier and more manageable. You are in constant contact with their professional network. You have a lot of flexibility and are prepared to work a range of hours. You carry out your tasks with the utmost discretion. You also assist in managing their private life.
A beginner in the profession, you want to equip yourself with a good experience in the sector. You already understand the vital qualities needed for the job. Often working in a team or with a Senior Assistant, you will have the chance to prove yourself. On a day to day basis you manage agendas, phone calls, expenses reports, various reservations etc. You are determined and inquisitive.
Enthused by the idea of participating in operational tasks, you are as comfortable with the responsibilities of a classic assistantship as you are with tasks specific to human resources, marketing, communication and events organisation. With the support of your director and/or your team, you are in charge of certain assignments. You are lively and responsible.
Legal Assistant / Paralegal
Having experience working in demanding legal environments, you are familiar with the codes. You are assigned both classical and legal tasks. You manage your boss’ diary, invoices and the preparation of certain files etc. You thrive in environments that are very demanding. You are autonomous and thoughtful.
What we look for
A personal approach
Each member of our team offers you a highly personalised service. All applications are individually studied – not computer processed – to help us gain an impression of you as an individual as well as reading about your professional experience. In short, we consider your personality and temperament to be just as important as your professional background.
An international team
The profile of the Dorothy Danahy team is both multicultural and multilingual. Language tests are conducted by native and bilingual speakers, enabling us to recognise your linguistic skills and potential.
The exceptional quality of our service explains the increasing number of candidates who come to us recommended by friends or colleagues. We pride ourselves on engaging with our candidates by keeping them informed and involved throughout the recruitment process.