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Do you need a Virtual PA?

October 25, 2012

People don’t realise they need a Virtual PA until they have one!

If your work/life balance is a thing of the past and you haven’t got time to think, let alone tackle your growing task list – maybe a Virtual PA is the way forward.

Whether it’s going through your inbox, prioritising your workload or organising an event, let a VPA take the burden away from you, at a time convenient to you.

The benefit of having your own Personal Assistant, without the hassle involved with actually employing some-one. Virtual PA’s work on a freelance basis and are paid only for the work carried out – recruitment costs, holiday pay, sickness pay, benefits, pensions, are all a thing of the past!

Because we are Virtual, we can work in your office, your home or our office, whatever works for you.

PA’s make a real difference to people’s lives and businesses – we know because that’s what our clients tell us!

Get in touch today – we are Your PA for a Day

Job Description for a ‘typical PA’

July 2, 2012

Although this is only a guide, we thought you might like to see some of the things we as PA’s do on a daily basis:-

  • Screening telephone calls 
  • Dealing with enquiries and requests handling where appropriate.
  • Dealing with incoming and outgoing email correspondence
  • Organising diaries and making appointments
  • Dealing with and responding to letters
  • Producing letters, reports and presentations
  • Arranging transport and travel
  • Devising and maintaining office systems
  • Data management 
  • Filing and paperwork
  • Organising, attending meetings and taking minutes
  • Keeping track of expenditure and reconciling costs
  • Project work and research 
  • Compiling and writing reports
  • Implementing new business procedures
  • Liaising with clients, suppliers and other staff
  • Dealing with confidential correspondence
  • Personal matters when required.

Skills Required

  • Multi-tasking

  • Up to date technology skills

  • Discretion

  • Enthusiasm and drive
  • Initiative

  • Professionalism

  • Reliability
  • Listening and communication

  • Organisation

  • Flexibility

This of course is not exhaustive, most PA’s have other skills as well, some are multi-lingual, others have skills in marketing and PR, whilst others may have worked in specific sectors.  Usually your PA will do whatever is needed to get the job done, efficiently, professionally and with a friendly smile.

Have a look at our website for some of the extra services we offer

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