You might hire a personal assistant to:

  • Oversee and file important company documents

  • Answer phone calls and emails for a senior-level executive

  • Schedule meetings and prepare conference calls
  • Plan and execute company events

  • Make travel arrangements for company business trips
Required skills and qualifications Preferred skills and qualifications
Experience in an office environment or other professional setting
Experience as an assistant, receptionist, or secretary
Verbal and written communication skills
Note-taking and record-keeping skills
Strong project management and organizational skills Familiarity with various office equipment, like scanners and printers
Understanding of office software Proofreading and editing skills for memos and emails