We are leaders in the field of PA recruitment in London and beyond thanks to our consistently high levels of service.

We have taken considerable time and effort to develop a strong network of some of the best Senior PAs in London, and this in turn attracts a wide and diverse mix of PA and senior-level EA roles to Bain and Gray.

We recruit PA roles:

  • From Board and Chairman level within large blue chip companies and International organisations
  • Within boutique finance companies
  • For high net worth individuals, VIPs & celebrities
  • For entrepreneurs and start-ups.

Our Clients work with us as they know we have a unique database of exemplary candidates and are able to match them to the best PAs available in the market.

How We Find The Best Match For PA Roles

Our experienced recruitment team has all approached us directly to be part of Bain and Gray. Our Consultants demonstrate high emotional intelligence and are able to dig deeper than a job brief to get the perfect match for both candidate and client.

Being part of a small team, all our recruitment consultants are involved with client briefings and candidate interviews. We concentrate on candidate fit, and as all PA’s know, personality match is key to a successful and long-lasting PA role.

Advising our PAs through ongoing career choices knowing they will get impartial and knowledgeable advice from people who know and understand their market. We are proud of our reputation as a PA recruitment agency that takes time and care to get to know our Clients and Candidates to build long-lasting and successful relationships.

We are delighted to work with, and know our PAs throughout their careers, and have curated the Links platform for all our candidates to access for market insights, events, podcasts, directory and much more. Follow Links at Bain and Gray on Instagram

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Frequently Asked Questions

We can assist you every step of the way with your PA career. Building experience in administrative, team assistant and reception roles can all provide the building blocks to a PA job.

Experience in jobs where you are communicating daily with a wide mix of people, managing busy schedules and diary/travel arrangements. Administration experience is key but also people skills are just as important. Contact us if you would like to find out more

As a PA you need to be super organised and calm. The best PA’s are able to anticipate and mitigate for mishaps and problems before they happen. You also need to be a skilled communicator and have a resilient inner confidence with lots of common sense and an ability to trouble shoot.

The best PAs learn to read their bosses and plan ahead for every eventuality.

If you are naturally organised, always the one to sort out logistics and problems, and the person who makes everyone else’s lives run smoothly then you might well make an excellent PA! Whilst previous work experience and skills are very important, identifying your skillset is key to making the right career decision.

Advice from other PAs is always valuable – we have podcasts, blogs and insights on our Links page with insightful articles such as 'how to build an itinerary that works'how to build an itinerary that works'.

We can advise and assist in your path to becoming a PA. Call us or send your CV to

PAs can earn anything from £35,000 up to £120,000 so the potential is huge financially. Many PAs also get rewarded and ‘thanked’ with gifts, bonuses, cars, travel and much more.

A valued and trusted PA is priceless to a boss.

Read more on current market salaries here

This really depends which stage of your career you are at. If you are at the early stages of your career or a school or university leaver knowing that you want to follow this career path, then formal training somewhere such as OMBS or Quest might be an option. If you are currently working and want to transfer into this area then you might want to brush up your skills yourself or ask to take on tasks in your current employment that might be more PA or administrative oriented. Your Excellency is an excellent place to start to fine tune your skills and complement your existing transferable skills. Once all this is done, present your CV in such a way that is obvious to the reader that you are looking for a career move. Write a personal summary that highlights this and shows what you have done to picot your career at this point.

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