Executive Assistant in East England

What is an executive assistant?

An executive assistant (EA) is responsible for providing daily support to senior business leaders. They manage daily planning and organisational tasks, so high-level executives are free to maximise their working hours. The working relationship that EAs share with their direct report is heavily trust-based, and they will be relied upon to manage multiple complex tasks and to safeguard sensitive information.

Executive assistant job description and responsibilities

EA duties involve a variety of complex tasks designed to support top level executives in their daily working life. Executive assistants are trusted with calendar planning, inbox management and event organisation. The EA job description also includes organising files, producing reports and presentations. Because they are expected to handle an array of tasks at once, EAs should be highly skilled at multitasking.Their duties and responsibilities are:Screening calls and taking messagesCalendar/inbox managementReportingLiaising with management and external clientsArranging travel, meetings and eventsCoordinating projectsFiling and document organisation

Executive assistant qualifications, skills and experience

Executive assistants don’t necessarily need a degree to gain employment, but employers will look for previous experience that is similar, such as a personal assistant role.Many of the skills needed to reach success in the role of EA are soft skills and interpersonal abilities. This should include some of the following:Excellent organisational skillsThe ability to work with discretionAdaptabilityGood time managementAdministrative skillsAbility to multitaskAttention to detail

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Salary for Executive Assistant in East England
34980 - 48760
25th Percentile
34980
Little or no prior experience in the position; still developing relevant skills. Demand: Low
50th Percentile
41075
Some prior experience in the position; has several relevant skills. Demand: Moderate
75th Percentile
48760
Extensive prior experience in the position; has mastered relevant skills. Demand: High
Projected salaries for related positions Position title 25th Percentile 50th Percentile 75th Percentile Personal Assistant 30740 34715 42930 Operations Manager 41605 48760 55650 Office Manager 30740 36570 43460

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