2018 North West PA of the Year Awards Categories

Award winners are recognised across a variety of categories. 

Several sponsorship categories are available, including category sponsorships. If you are interested in learning more about sponsorship please contact northwestpaawards@robertwalters.com

2018 CATEGORIES INCLUDE:

Board Level PA of the Year
Sponsored by Executive Partner - Robert Walters

The winner of this award will have excellent communication skills and a thorough understanding of the tools and processes required to support and foster an effective working partnership with their boss. In addition, the entrant should have all the attributes required to be an outstanding ambassador for your organisation and will be currently working in a role that supports at Board level. 

Apply or nominate for the Board Level PA of the Year Award

Rising Star Award
Sponsored by Executive Partner - Pitman Training

The best newcomer will already show signs of being a future PA of the Year. The winner of this award will demonstrate initiative and be able to prove their current capabilities, along with an eagerness to progress in the support profession. This award is open to applicants who have worked as a support professional for three years or less.

Apply or nominate for the Rising Star Award

PA Team of the Year
Sponsored by Executive Partner - Taylor Lynn Corporation

This award looks to recognise superior performance by an administrative team. 

There must be at least three administrative staff in the team to qualify for this category and all team members must work for the same company. Providing specific examples of projects or ways you have added value to the business in your application will help the judges take your team into consideration.

Apply or nominate for the PA Team of the Year Award

Technology & Digital PA of the Year
Sponsored by Executive Partner - KPMG

This award will recognise the professionalism of PAs working in the technology & digital sector and acknowledges their contribution to the businesses and teams that they work for.

Apply or nominate for the Technology & Digital PA of the Year Award

Manufacturing & Engineering PA of the Year
Sponsored by Executive Partner - Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce

This award will recognise the professionalism of PAs working in the manufacturing & enginnering sector and acknowledges their contribution to the businesses and teams that they work for.

Apply or nominate for the Manufacturing & Engineering PA of the Year Award

Media PA of the Year
Sponsored by Media Partner - Manchester Evening News

This award will recognise the professionalism of PAs working in the media and communications sector and acknowledges their contribution to the businesses and teams that they work for.

Apply or nominate for the Media PA of the Year Award

Not-for-Profit PA of the Year
Sponsored by Brand Addition

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This award will recognise the professionalism of PAs working in the not-for-profit sector and acknowledges their contribution to the businesses and teams that they work for.

Apply or nominate for the Not-for-Profit PA of the Year Award

Virtual Assistant of the Year

This award recognises the hard work undertaken by an exceptional virtual assistant. We are looking for an outstanding VA who embodies what being a virtual assistant is all about - passion, reliability, resourcefulness, and an exceptional ability to multi-task! The winner of this award will work remotely either for one client or multiple clients. 

Apply or nominate for the Virtual Assistant of the Year Award

Manager of the Year
Sponsored by The Range

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We recognise that as Senior PAs progress in their career, commonly they will manage a team - adding a new dynamic and set of responsibilities to the job. This award will recognise a winner who works in a support role and manages a team of at least 2 people. 

Apply or nominate for the Manager of the Year Award

Legal PA of the Year

This award will recognise the professionalism of Legal PAs and acknowledges their contribution to the firms and in-house legal teams that they work for. 

Apply or nominate for the Legal PA of the Year Award

Financial Services PA of the Year

This award will recognise the professionalism of PAs working in the financial services sector and acknowledges their contribution to the businesses and teams that they work for.

Apply or nominate for the Financial Services PA of the Year Award

Property PA of the Year
Sponsored by The Alchemist

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This award will recognise the professionalism of PAs working in the property and construction sector and acknowledges their contribution to the businesses and teams that they work for.

Apply or nominate for the Property PA of the Year Award

Private PA of the Year
Sponsored by GetChauffeured

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This award recognises a PA who works for an individual or singular family. The winner will demonstrate clear independence, privacy and ability to cross both into the personal schedule and demands as well as the professional responsibilities. 

Apply or nominate for the Private PA of the Year Award