JOB SKILLS AND REQUIREMENTS
Listening and Communication Skills: You will be expected to follow instruction from the director, and your ability to understand those instructions with little or no follow up will be appreciated by him.
You might need to relate messages or instructions to others from your him. Good listening and communication skills ensures that the information is relayed correctly.
You will be working directly with the director: your boss. But you also might be the first line of communication between the director and the outside world, potentially speaking with clients, other employees and upper management.
Organizational Skills: The director will likely rely on you to keep the working day in order. Scheduling meetings, travel plans, billing, etc. will all require a successful personal assistant to have terrific organizational skills.
Computer Skills: Writing emails, transcribing notes, faxing, copying, and creating spreadsheets or printing documents figure heavily in an personal assistant's day.