In addition to general administrative work, Executive Assistants may be in charge of scheduling meetings, taking minutes during sessions, maintaining databases and producing reports or presentations for their executive leadership.
An Executive Assistant job description should advocate for a professional individual who is well-presented at all times. They will be dealing with both internal colleagues and external visitors on behalf of their management team. They are also expected to display the following traits.
Ability to multitask and prioritize tasks.
Excellent time management skills
Well-developed organizational skills
Attention to detail
Great verbal and written communication skills
Duties and Responsibilities
Executive Assistants generally ensure the smooth running of the office, working both on a one-to-one basis with the executives, but also on a wider basis with internal and external clients. A standard Executive Assistant job description entails:
Acting as the point of contact between the executives and internal or external colleagues
Organizing meetings and booking meeting rooms
Handling correspondence directed to managers
Making travel arrangements and detailed travel itineraries
Taking dictation and minutes and writing them up subsequently
Producing reports and presentations
Maintaining the current filing and database system, and looking for ways to improve current systems
Location: Lagos (preferably Ajah or Island axis)
Qualification: BSc or Diploma in related field.
Experience: 2-3 years relevant experience