Personal assistants help top executives with their everyday activities, and ensure they make the best use of their time by handling clerical and administrative tasks. Common duties include taking phone calls, organizing meetings, making travel arrangements, handling mail, and liaising with clients.
Skills include efficiency, organizational skills, communication abilities and computer competencies. No formal education is mandatory for the job, although a college degree represents an advantage.
Estimated U.S. wage range:
$25 - $40 an hour
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