executive assistant

Definition

Employee of a company who supports the executive, CEO, or manager and has ability to make decisions that affect the company. In addition, the executive assistant will also perform similar responsibilities as an administrative assistant, involving research, communications, correspondence, and office management. In some organizations, the executive assistant will attend meetings or conferences in place of the executive.

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  • The executive assistant was very helpful in administering the training materials needed for the group of new hires this week.

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  • The difference between a competent administrative assistant and a stellar executive assistant has been said to be approximately a three inch higher skirt hemline.

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  • I got a phone call today from the boss and he told me that I had been promoted to executive assistant, which was great.

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