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 and lifestyle 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 properties, organising diaries and booking travel arrangements as needed. Other tasks may include gift buying, wardrobe management, caring for pets, visa applications, financial budget management, and assisting with business. It may also include financial management of budgets.
In cases where a private PA provides corporate support to their Principal, the most common additional duties include communicating with key executives, organising events, conducting research and diary management.