Executive Secretary Job Description

An Executive Secretary is responsible for providing administrative support to executives and management. An Executive Secretary is part of the administrative staff. Also considered the operations team.

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We are seeking an Executive Secretary to oversee all administrative activities including scheduling, travel arrangements, research and coordinating office activities. The candidate for this position will have administrative experience, strong communication skills and will be highly organized. They will provide support to the executive(s) as required.


An Executive Secretary earns between $42,000 and $68,000 per year. The median salary is $55,000 annually.


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