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You might hire an executive assistant to:

  • Support the CEO, as well as the executive team when needed, to ensure that company goals are accomplished and operations run efficiently
  • Maintain and refine internal processes that support to the highest-ranking executives company-wide, coordinating internal and external resources to expedite workflow

  • Manage communication between upper management and employees, liaising with internal and external executives on various projects and tasks

  • Plan and orchestrate work to ensure the senior executives’ priorities are met, organizational goals are achieved, and best practices are upheld

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Required Skills and qualifications Preferred skills and qualifications
4 years experience in administrative role reporting directly to upper management
Experience overseeing budgets and expenses
Superb written and verbal communication skills, and ability to keep company confidences
Experience developing internal processes and filing systems
Strong time-management skills and the ability to organize and coordinate multiple projects at once
 
Proficiency in Microsoft Office and other office productivity tools, with aptitude to learn new software and systems
 
Flexible team player willing to do what it takes to get the job done; adaptable and enjoys a challenge  
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