Personal assistants support the work of managers and company directors for whom they are employed to undertake a variety of administrative, clerical and managerial tasks.
The work offers excellent scope for promotion into senior PA/administrative positions, or for moves into similar areas of employment, such as marketing, human resources and public relations. There are many similarities with the work of secretaries.
liaising with staff, suppliers and clients
managing databases; handling correspondence
implementing and maintaining procedures/administrative systems