Executive Assistant Job Description

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Executive Assistant Job Description

An executive assistant provides comprehensive administrative support to high-level executives, including managing schedules, coordinating meetings and travel, and handling correspondence. They often act as a gatekeeper, filtering incoming requests and prioritising tasks to maximise the executive’s productivity and efficiency.

Responsibilities

  • Manage the Manager’s daily diary and scheduling appointments, meetings, and site visits
  • Monitor and report the Manager’s email and respond on their behalf when necessary
  • Answer phone calls and redirect them to the appropriate personnel when necessary
  • Organise travel arrangements and itineraries for the Manager and other staff members
  • Plan and organise meetings, including booking venues, arranging catering, and preparing agendas and materials
  • Take notes and write meeting notes during meetings
  • Provide technical assistance and support to other staff members

Requirements

  • Exceptional computer literacy skills and proficiency in MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel)
  • Outstanding communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Impeccable time management skills, with the ability to prioritise tasks and meet deadlines
  • Strong organisational skills and excellent problem-solving skills
  • Strong attention to detail, with a focus on quality control and assurance

Working Conditions

  • Work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment with frequent interruptions and tight deadlines
  • Handle confidential and sensitive information with discretion
  • Generally work independently with minimal supervision most of the time

Average Salary

  • $80k – $100k per year in Australia
  • $70k – $90k per year in New Zealand

Salary is based on © SEEK and © Indeed statistics and research.

This Executive Assistant job description is a guideline only and will vary depending on the company, project and location within the Australian/New Zealand market.


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