Executive Assistant Skills you Need for your CV and Career in Admin, Secretarial & Pa

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Executive Assistant Skills List in Admin, Secretarial & Pa

Below we have compiled a list of the most popular skills for an Executive Assistant role. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Executive Assistant job descriptions they appeared on. For example, 33% of Executive Assistant job descriptions contained ea as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

ea
33%
executive assistant
33%
pa
27%
personal assistant
21%
executive search
18%
diary management
18%
administrative support
15%
administrative
12%
professional services
12%
stakeholder management
12%
organisational skills
12%
admin
12%
client liaison
9%
ms office
9%
project coordination
9%
public sector
6%
secretary
6%
minutes
6%
international travel
6%
diary
6%
administrator
6%
administration
6%
researching
3%
bookings
3%
screening
3%
travel arrangements
3%
project management
3%
reception
3%
managing events
3%
assistant
3%
commercial awareness
3%
schools
3%
executive
3%
financial management
3%
communication skills
3%
ideal
3%
team administrator
3%
organization
3%
government
3%
manufacturing
3%
managing deadlines
3%
microsoft excel
3%
worksop
3%
microsoft office
3%
secretarial
3%
microsoft word
3%
eas
3%
office administration
3%
c-suite
3%
hybrid working
3%
operational support
3%
team assistant
3%
work from home
3%
secretarial support
3%
director
3%
client contact
3%
parking
3%
accounts administrator
3%
hr
3%
proof reading
3%
sme
3%
inbox
3%
search assignments
3%
supporting others
3%
customer service
3%
minute
3%
adaptability
3%
finance
3%
nhs
3%
resilience
3%
ceo
3%
office manager
3%
logistics management
3%
executive team
3%
p.a
3%
note taking
3%

While these keywords are a good start, remember that every job is different. Instead of including all these keywords on your CV, identify the keywords most relevant to the job you're applying to and include those. For the best chance of success use our CV keyword scanner tool to help with this.

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