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Include These Executive Personal Assistant Skills
- Calendar management and scheduling
- Travel arrangements/expenses
- Bookkeeping and financial management
- Customer/client service
- Correspondence and conference calls
- Meeting and event coordination
- Project management
- Board/stakeholder relations
What follows is a sample cover letter for an Executive Personal Assistant reflecting comparable qualifications and experience.
Dear Mr. Lopez:
Upon learning of McCalley-Cooper’s need for an Executive Personal Assistant to join its team, I hastened to submit my resume for your review. As a self-motivated and dedicated executive assistant with 14 years of excellent experience providing expert administrative support to C-level managers, I am confident that I would be a valuable asset to your team.
My background consists of extensive experience in overseeing administrative and operational functions for executive-level management teams and department directors. Backed by my superior communication, team leadership, and multitasking capabilities, I excel at providing exceptional organizational and time-management skills and driving optimal office efficiency and success.
Highlights of my experience include:
Overseeing all executive administrative support functions for the President and CEO of Schillinger Solutions and Capstone Manufacturing, respectively, including scheduling, travel arrangements, meeting coordination, correspondence, reporting, filing systems, and special event/project oversight.
Liaising between the CEOs and senior executives, board members, shareholders, middle management, and staff, helping to maintain open lines of communication and fortify consensus building.
Handling complex financial matters, including personal checkbook management, bill payments, invoice preparation, travel expenses, and reconciliation. Interacting professionally and effectively with high-net-value clients, both in person and via email and phone.
Excelling at balancing multiple tasks within deadline-driven environments while providing top-level organization and communication skills and improving operational systems.
With my proven commitment to delivering the highest level of administrative and operational support, I am well prepared to extend my record of exceptional service to your team at McCalley-Cooper. I welcome the opportunity to discuss this position and my qualifications with you further. Thank you for your consideration.
Alisha V. Bloom