A private PA role to suit you

A career as a private PA is unlike any other. As the right-hand support to a senior executive or UHNWI, you are responsible for ensuring every element of their personal life runs smoothly, with tasks ranging from running errands to organising large-scale events or holidays.

No personal private assistant job is the same, with the exact responsibilities dependent on the requirements and lifestyles of the principal you are supporting. For example, you may provide assistance to a UHNWI who travels every second week, or you may look after the needs of a CEO and their family who live in central London. Generally though, there are a number of common responsibilities that you can expect as a private PA in London or elsewhere.


Latest private PA jobs

If you are on the hunt for a private personal assistant job, check out our latest vacancies below, or find our full listing on our jobs page.

Personal Assistant - Austin, Texas new

US SALARY: $100,000 - $120,000 PER: Annum TERM: Permanent

Welcoming family of five with three young girls aged eight, six and three is seeking an experience Personal Assistant to support them on a permanent basis.  They live in Austin Texas (West Lake Hills) in a...

POSTED: 19 Jan 2022 JOB ID: ALPAAUS12345

Private PA Dubai - Arabic Speaker new

Middle East SALARY: AED21,000 - AED21,000 PER: Month TERM: Permanent

I am on the lookout for a first-class Private PA with fluent written/spoken Arabic and English for a fabulous role based in Dubai.  The position is working alongside a small team, including another English speaking Private...

POSTED: 19 Jan 2022 JOB ID: ZCPADXB662

Junior Family PA, Banbury, Oxfordshire new

UK (regional) SALARY: £35,000 - £35,000 PER: Annum TERM: Permanent

We are looking for an experienced and trusted individual to operate as a Personal Assistant in the support of 3 children and the wider family in a mainly private capacity. The role will focus on the...

POSTED: 18 Jan 2022 JOB ID: REOH4789

Junior PA to Entrepreneur/Mayfair new

London (West End) SALARY: £27,000 - £30,000 PER: Annum TERM: Permanent

This exciting role is working alongside another EA and reporting to an Entrepreneur with multiple business interests including restaurants, event management, venue management etc.  You will be responsible for providing excellent admin support to the Principal...

POSTED: 17 Jan 2022 JOB ID: AKLBE170122

Travelling EA to UHNW (excellent French required) new

London (West End) SALARY: £70,000 - £80,000 PER: Annum TERM: Permanent

This is an exciting role for a highly polished and experienced Travellig / Private EA with impeccable English written/spoken (right to work in the UK is essential).  You will need to be currently working as a...

POSTED: 17 Jan 2022 JOB ID: AKLNIAL107

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Responsibilities of a Private PA role

While there is bound to be variation in every private PA job, the position is centred around providing administrative assistance to a private individual or family. This means overseeing the general management of their personal life, including day-to-day support, household management, running errands, overseeing projects, managing property and organising diaries and travel arrangements as needed. It may also include a financial element, with the management of budgets.

Skills required for a private personal assistant job

As with most senior support roles, a private PA job requires exceptional organisational and communication skills, as you need to stay one step ahead of your principal at all times. You must be flexible and work well under deadlines, adapting to changing arrangements at short notice and finding innovative solutions to immediate problems.

A personal assistant in a private household will often be greeting UHNW guests, so must maintain a high degree of professionalism and understand the importance of discretion. This also applies to a travelling private PA, or someone working within a family office environment.

Those looking for a private PA job must be punctual, reliable and be comfortable working independently – you may not have a team on which to rely, so will need to use your initiative to ensure tasks are completed. That said, taking on a private personal assistant job in London or elsewhere requires high-level collaboration skills, as you may be required to liaise with a business EA or manage household staff.

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