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Executive Assistant

Administrative and executive assistants play an important role in a wide variety of industries, and these professionals are crucial to keeping many offices running smoothly. Responsibilities vary from position to position but often include:

  • Managing the day-to-day operations of the office

  • Organizing and maintaining files and records, both paper and electronic

  • Planning and scheduling meetings and appointments

  • Managing projects and conducting research

  • Purchasing supplies

  • Preparing and editing correspondence, reports, and presentations

  • Making travel and guest arrangements

  • Planning and coordinating events

Administrative assistants and executive assistants can be found working in schools, government agencies, and corporate settings across a broad range of industries. Gain the communication and planning skills needed to successfully run an office through our online CareerStep program.