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The Perfect Executive Assistant Job Description

Executive Assistant Job Description

An executive assistant performs the same duties as an administrative assistant, while also managing their superior’s calendar, analyzing documents, preparing presentations, researching information and supervising the administrative staff.

It’s critical as an executive assistant to be extremely organized and remain on top of things, because your work reflects directly on a superior’s image.

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Job Title: Executive Assistant at COMPANY NAME

NAME in LOCATION seeks qualified Executive Assistant with a high level of organization and the ability to provide outstanding administrative support to high level superiors.

Key Requirements:

  • History of achievement in an office setting, with direct support to a high level superior
  • Work with minimal supervision
  • Positive, upbeat, self-starting, and can-do attitude
  • You easily interact and relate with a wide assortment of personality types
  • The ability to listen carefully and take direction well
  • Enthusiasm to help without being asked


  • Distributing information
  • Filing documents
  • Answering/making phone calls
  • Sending/receiving emails
  • Scheduling
  • Creation of documents
  • Supervision of administrative staff

To Apply:

  • Submit resume detailing your experience
  • Submit a cover letter explaining why you would be a great fit

* You must be legal to work in the United States.


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Caileen Kehayas

Caileen is the Director of Marketing at Proven. When she is not blogging or tweeting, she likes to hit the nearest trail for a run, take her camera on a trip or curl up with a good book.

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