What is a Personal Assistant?
A personal assistant could be a private personal assistant, celebrity assistant, home personal assistant or an executive assistant.
An executive assistant, or executive PA, usually works for a senior executive, or a group of senior executives, within a company.
A personal assistant, celebrity assistant or home personal assistant will usually work for an individual,
or a family, either partly or entirely outside of an organisation.
Main duties include organisation; keeping files and diaries organised, planning trips, scheduling meetings
and maintaining the smooth running of their principal’s day.
Other duties can include shopping errands, picking up dry cleaning, gift-buying, and liaising
with third parties such as clients, maintenance workers and other staff.
Usually a PA will live out in their own accommodation but some roles can include an accommodation provision.
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How many hours does
a Personal Assistant work?
Varies considerably from job to job, will always require a good degree of flexibility. Typically a personal assistant will work office hours, 9-5, with flexibility to work weekends and evenings as and when the client requires it.
Often in international positions – particularly the Middle East, a personal assistant will need to be available 6 days a week, regularly in the evenings.”
How much does a Personal Assistant get paid?
Experienced Personal Assistants can expect to earn from £2000 to £6000 net per month, sometimes higher.
Packages can include accommodation and travel.