Personal Assistant Jobs & Duties

Personal Assistant

Personal Assistant job applicants must have recent, verifiable (references) experience as a personal assistant. They are service-hearted professionals that anticipate the needs of the principal(s), and always keep their privacy and confidentiality in mind. Personal Assistant job descriptions may include a combination of business and personal tasks, including:

  • Online shopping and research
  • Run errands – shopping, dry cleaners, post office, pharmacy, returns, etc.
  • Vehicle inspection, registration, oil change, detailing, coordinating maintenance/repairs
  • Research, schedule, and meet contractors/vendors
  • Scheduling appointments (doctor, dentist, etc.)
  • Coordinating travel (sometimes packing/unpacking as well)
  • Keep inventory of supplies/shopping list
  • Pet care – taking to / from vet / groomer / boarder
  • Event planning
  • Mail, sending packages, emails, thank you notes, correspondence
  • Financial: paying bills from various accounts, scanning financial documents, submitting documents, etc.
  • Organizational projects
  • Staff management

Excellent oral and written communications skills, and computer proficiency are also required, as well as knowledge of both business and social protocol.