Personal Assistant/Executive Assistant for a Private Household

A Personal Assistant / Executive Assistant in a Private Household is responsible for providing administrative and organisational support to the individual or family members who reside in the household.

Their role is essential in helping to manage the personal and professional affairs of the household’s principals, ensuring that everything runs smoothly and efficiently.

The specific responsibilities of a Personal Assistant /Executive Assistant in a Private Household can vary widely based on the needs and preferences of the employer.

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Responsibilities of a Personal Assistant/Executive Assistant:

Scheduling and Calendar Management

Arranging appointments, meetings, and events for the household members, and ensuring that their schedules are well-organised.

Travel Coordination

Planning and coordinating travel arrangements, including booking flights, accommodations, transportation, and creating itineraries.

Correspondence and Communication

Handling emails, phone calls, and other forms of communication on behalf of the household members, and ensuring timely and accurate responses.

Household Management

Assisting with various household tasks, such as managing household staff, overseeing maintenance and repairs, and coordinating services.

Event Planning

Organising and coordinating events, parties, and gatherings held within the household.

Financial Administration

Assisting with financial tasks, including managing budgets, expenses, and invoices, and liaising with accountants and financial advisors.

Personal Errands

Running personal errands, such as shopping, picking up prescriptions, or making reservations.

Confidentiality and Discretion

Handling sensitive information and maintaining strict confidentiality regarding the household’s affairs.

Document Management

Organising and maintaining important documents, records, and files.

Problem Solving

Addressing day-to-day challenges that arise within the household and finding solutions.

Ad-hoc Responsibilities

Assisting with any other tasks or projects that arise, which could range from assisting with family arrangements to coordinating special requests.

Our private household recruitment services include finding top-tier personal assistants who excel in managing complex schedules and providing high-level support.

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What is the salary of a Personal Assistant/Executive Assistant in a Private Household?

The salary of a Personal Assistant/Executive Assistant in a Private Household in the UK can vary on numerous factors, such as the complexity of the role, location, level of experience and additional benefits.

The salary range is from £25,000 to £80,000 or more per year.