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

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Executive Skills List in Admin, Secretarial & Pa

Below we have compiled a list of the most popular skills for an Executive role. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Executive job descriptions they appeared on. For example, 37% of Executive job descriptions contained administrative as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

administrative
37%
pa
34%
diary management
30%
secretarial
17%
project management
17%
executive assistant
17%
minute taking
14%
communication skills
14%
microsoft office
14%
administrative support
10%
ms office
10%
organisational skills
10%
learning management
7%
secretary
7%
meticulous
7%
customer service
7%
build strong relationships
7%
sales executive
7%
travel arrangements
7%
ea
7%
committees
7%
written communication
7%
board level
7%
personal assistant
7%
executive search
7%
formatting documents
7%
project delivery
7%
powerpoint
7%
analyse
4%
data
4%
microsoft excel
4%
self management
4%
coordinating meetings
4%
stakeholder management
4%
energy
4%
personnel
4%
queries
4%
reporting
4%
project support
4%
strong communication skills
4%
office administrator
4%
multitasking skills
4%
committee
4%
driver
4%
business travel
4%
office management
4%
executive team
4%
general admin
4%
secretarial support
4%
senior administration
4%
correspondence
4%
diary
4%
bookkeeping
4%
time management
4%
writing
4%
executive pa
4%
operations
4%
appointments
4%
arrangements
4%
business support
4%
minutes
4%
operations management
4%
executive support
4%

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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