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Hire an executive assistant

With many years’ experience as a leading executive assistant recruitment agency in New York City, we know that the most successful c-suite level executive assistants (EAs) are perfectly in tune with the person they are supporting. When shortlisting, we review core skills, background and experience to ensure we find you the perfect fit.

Finding the right executive assistant can be incredibly challenging. However, we have the expertise to find you the very best executive assistant in New York City and across the US on a contract, temporary or permanent basis.

What is an Executive Assistant?

What is an Executive Assistant?

An EA works directly for an individual or group of senior executives and is responsible for the smooth running of their business – and sometimes, private lives. As the gatekeeper and first point of contact for their principal/s, they are required to operate with the utmost professionalism, handling all calls affably and efficiently while liaising with a broader team as needed.

An EA will be responsible for extensive diary management, making travel arrangements, overseeing expenses, scheduling appointments and conducting administrative tasks as needed.

Over a six-week period, we have a 100% fill rate of roles given to us exclusively

How much does a great executive assistant earn?

An EA’s salary depends completely on the role and industry they are based in. In professional and financial services, they can expect to earn anywhere between $70,000-$110,000. If you’re looking to hire a senior executive assistant, they earn between $100,000-$150,000.

Our EA Recruitment experience

As an executive assistant recruiting firm, we recruit across a range of industries, from global banks and Fortune 500 companies to tech start-ups and boutique creative agencies. With almost 20 years in the business, Tiger has made its mark as one of the leading executive assistant recruitment agencies in NYC and across the US.

We also recruit on a national and international scale – with offices in Dubai and the UK, our experienced recruiters have the capacity to work on roles across Europe, MENA and the US. Additionally, we recruit for virtual executive assistants across the world, giving you the flexibility of support whenever and wherever you need.

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Frequently asked questions

Find a few of our most frequently asked questions below. If you have further questions about the EA recruitment process, get in touch today!

Why should I choose Tiger Recruitment as my Executive support recruitment agency?

Tiger Recruitment is one of the industry’s leading executive support recruitment agencies. Our experienced consultants have worked with leading businesses in the US to source candidates that meet their bespoke requirements. We carefully screen our candidates to bring you highly qualified executive assistants that can hit the ground running.

What sectors does Tiger Recruitment recruit executive assistants in?

We recruit EAs for businesses in all industries, from Fortune 500 companies to start-ups. Our sector expertise includes finance and banking, private equity, technology, property and media, to name a few.

What types of Executive support roles does Tiger Recruitment specialize in?

We recruit for a number of executive support roles, including:

Executive Personal Assistants
Team Assistants
Executive Assistants
Business Assistants
Virtual PAs

What qualities does Tiger Recruitment look for in an EA candidate?

We assess and select candidates based on several criteria. These include skills and professional experience as well as personality and attitude. We also take time to understand a candidate’s values to ensure the perfect alignment with your business.

How does Tiger Recruitment go about sourcing the right EA candidates?

Our experienced consultants write and publish tailored job adverts on the main industry job sites, social media and on our own website, which ranks highly in online searches.
We shortlist candidates with the right skills and experience by searching our extensive live database gathered through significant investment in marketing, personal networking and commercial partnerships developed over the past 20 years.

How soon can I expect Tiger Recruitment to fill an EA role for me?

Our team of consultants can source executive assistants quickly and with minimum fuss. We aim to fill permanent EA roles within 3 weeks of briefing.

Why hire an executive assistant?

Executive assistants provide invaluable support to senior employees in all industries. An EA will take on a number of admin tasks to free up time that their Principal can use to focus on their priorities. These tasks include diary management, travel arrangements, expenses, booking meetings, taking minutes, and sometimes assistance with their Principal’s private life. At the senior level, an EA will represent the Principal in meetings, manage important projects and lead junior admin staff.

How to hire an executive assistant?

To hire an executive assistant in the most timely and effective way, work with an executive assistant recruiter. Their network of talent, combined with consulting on job descriptions, adverts, interviewing techniques and shortlisting against the job requirements, greatly reduces the time and expenses required to find the best candidates for the job.

Where to hire an executive assistant?

Regardless of your location in New York City, the United States or abroad, Tiger Recruitment can assist with your executive assistant recruitment. Our offices in New York, London, Dubai and Zurich cater to employers in many different countries, and we can also provide virtual assistant recruitment services should you require them.

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