An Executive Assistant is a key member of any executive team because they often serve as the one keeping the daily operations of an executive in order, organized, and moving smoothly. The key to being an excellent Executive Assistant is adaptability and patience. Check out these other 19 key skills that the writers at say are the most essential skills needed to be successful in this role.
  1. Organizational Skills
  2. Multitasking 
  3. Time Management 
  4. Communication
  5. Data Entry
  6. People Skills
  7. Persuasion
  8. Problem Solving
  9. Composure
  10.  Decision Making
  11.  Technically Savvy
  12.  Tenacity
  13.  Discretion
  14.  Event Coordination
  15.  Leadership
  16.  Attention to Detail
  17.  Adaptability
  18.  Anticipation
  19.  Humility
Each one of these skills are important for every Executive Assistant to have and for employers to look for in potential candidates. Each skill is explained in further detail in this article here - click to learn more!