MultiChoice Is Hiring: Executive Personal Assistant – South Africa


Executive Personal Assistant


MultiChoice South Africa



Closing date:

15 Feb 2024

Position Type:



MultiChoice City

Job Description:

The Organisation

The MultiChoice Group is a multinational media and entertainment group headquartered in South Africa, Dubai and the Netherlands with principal operations in pay television, video entertainment, advertising and content security. Brands within the Group include DStv, GOtv, SuperSport, M-Net, DStv Media Sales, Showmax and European-based content security leader Irdeto. We’re proud to say we serve 20 million subscribers across more than 50 African markets, with a successful history of identifying and adapting to industry trends, allowing us to continuously deliver the best in entertainment.

By joining our passionate and creative team, you can help us achieve our objectives of expanding our pay-TV and SVOD (Subscription Video On demand) subscriber bases, improving advertising sales, spearheading cutting-edge technology, supporting local content and providing an exceptional customer experience.

Join Africa’s most loved storyteller!


South Africa, Johannesburg, Randburg

Purpose of the Position:

To ensure that the executive stays organized and supports them in ensuring that the business runs smoothly

To work closely with top executives providing high-level administrative support by conducting research, preparing reports, handling information requests, and performing administrative duties such as general correspondence, hosting guests, coordinating meetings, and extensive schedule management.

Key Performance ObjectivesTasksPersonal Assistance

Maintain an up to date, orderly and logical filing system that can be easily accessed by relevant individuals


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Meeting Management

Analyse meeting requirements, prepare required information and advise the CEO / Executives

Event management

Arrange functions and events according to requirements upon request by the CEO / Executives

Determine a budget amount for these events

Send invitations to CEO’s / Executive’s invitees in advance

Make sure that all hotels, travel and forex arrangements are on track and arranged as requestedOperational support Qualifications

Essential: Diploma level educational qualification

Preferred: Degree Experience

A minimum of 3-5 years’ Secretarial/Office Administrative experience or Equivalent

Analyze monthly and weekly plans and determine required amount of meetings, logistics, attendees, etc.

Produce documents, briefing papers, reports and presentations, etc. as requested by CEO / Executives

Carry out background research and present findings to the CEO /


Carry out specific projects and research as requested by the CEO /


Support executive with presentation and report research and preparation

Ensure that the CEO’s schedule is planned in advance and that the calendar/diary is up to date and efficiently managed as changes occur

Request necessary data from management so that reports can be compiled

Screen phone calls, e-mails and messages either through first line

response or forwarding as appropriate

Process incoming correspondence and action as required, e.g.

Update calendar

Type documentation

Distribute / forward information

Internal and external queries

Maintain stakeholder database and ensure that all information is accurate and up to date

Regularly check resource supplies to ensure sufficient stock

Schedule meetings as planned or requested

Ensure that an agenda is sent to all delegates, both with standard agenda items as well as any items that need to be included for follow up as a result of actions documented in previous meetings

Ensure that delegates are aware of what they need to prepare in terms of contribution to the meeting

Compile documentation required and distribute in advance to delegates

Arrange logistical requirements and ensure smooth running of the meetings

Take minutes of meetings and ensure accuracy and timeous distribution

Technical Competencies


Relationship Building


Project Management/CoordinationAdministration Behavioural Competencies




Interpersonal Support




Analytical Thinking

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