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Executive Secretary

Career Highlights

  • Supervisory-level organizational support
  • Vendor and client correspondence
  • Skills in an assortment of departments

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Career Summary

executive secretaryExecutive secretaries provide supervisory-level organizational support in a variety of duties, including conducting research, preparing reports, performing confidential clerical functions and handling information requests from other departments. Not only do they need skills in business and communication, but executive secretaries often need leadership skills as well.

Most executive secretaries will have skills in an assortment of departments such as accounting and marketing. They must have knowledge of business and management principles that revolve around strategic planning and resource distribution.

Their primary responsibilities consist of vendor and client correspondence, arranging meetings and conference calls, and coordinating travel arrangements.

Executive secretaries are the go-between the executive and other departments or other companies. Leadership techniques are a necessity, as an executive secretary will often coordinate people, resources, meetings, timelines, and business trips.




Requires a degree in:

  • Business Administration
  • Executive Assistance

Career Skills

  • Clerical
  • Computers
  • Administration / Management
  • Critical Thinking

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*Salary ranges based on location, experience, and demand. This number represents a rough nation-wide average.