Personal Assistant

Category: Administrative / Office Support Roles

Personal Assistant Responsibilities:
Typically carries out administrative work on behalf of one individual.

Personal Assistant Duties:

  • Acting as a first point of contact: dealing with correspondence and phone calls
  • Managing diaries and organizing meetings and appointments, often controlling access to the manager/executive
  • Booking and arranging travel, transport and accommodation
  • Organizing events and conferences
  • Reminding the manager/executive of important tasks and deadlines
  • Typing, compiling and preparing reports, presentations and correspondence
  • Managing databases and filing systems
  • Implementing and maintaining procedures/administrative systems
  • Liaising with staff, suppliers and clients

Personal Assistant Skills and Qualifications:

  • Discretion and trustworthiness: you will often be party of confidential information
  • Flexibility and adaptability
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Organisational skills and the ability to multitask
  • The ability to be proactive and take the initiative
  • Tact and diplomacy
  • Communication skills
  • A knowledge of standard software packages and the ability to learn company-specific software if required