Skills Executive Assistant in the London Region

National Occupational Classification update

We have updated this page to reflect the transition to the 2021 version of the National Occupational Classification (NOC). This means that the occupation "executive assistant" was moved from the group Executive assistants (NOC 1222) to the group Executive assistants (NOC 12100).

Find out what skills you typically need to work as an executive assistant in Canada. These skills are applicable to all Executive assistants (NOC 12100).

Tasks

  • Establish and co-ordinate administrative policies and procedures
  • Analyze incoming and outgoing memoranda, submissions and reports
  • Prepare and co-ordinate the production and submission of summary briefs and reports
  • Prepare agendas and make arrangements for committee, board and other meetings
  • Conduct research
  • Compile data and prepare papers for consideration and presentation by executive committees and boards of directors
  • Meet with individuals, special interest groups and others to discuss issues and assess and recommend various courses of action based on meetings
  • Liaise with departmental and corporate officials and with other organizations and associations
  • Arrange travel, related itineraries and make reservations
  • Prepare invoices, reports, memos, letters, financial statements and administer contracts and other documents
  • Train and supervise staff

Skills and knowledge

The following skills and knowledge are usually required in this occupation.

    Skills

  • Analysis Help -
    • Projecting Outcomes
    • Researching and Investigating
    • Planning
    • Examining and Diagnosing
    • Analyzing Information
    • Inspecting and Testing
  • Management Help -
    • Strategic Planning
    • Leading and Motivating
    • Allocating and Controlling Resources
    • Evaluating
    • Co-ordinating and Organizing
    • Recruiting and Hiring
    • Supervising
  • Communication Help -
    • Negotiating and Adjudicating
    • Liaising and Networking
    • Teaching and Training
    • Professional Communicating
    • Advising and Consulting
    • Promoting and Selling
    • Interviewing
  • Creative Expression Help -
    • Designing
    • Writing
    • Performing and Entertaining

    Knowledge

  • Law and Public Safety Help -
    • Law, Government, and Jurisprudence
    • Public Safety and Security
  • Business, Finance and Management Help -
    • Business Management
    • Business Administration
    • Finance
    • Economics
    • Accounting
    • Personnel and Human Resources
    • Clerical
    • Sales
    • Marketing
    • Client Service
  • Communications and Transportation Help -
    • Communications and Media
    • Telecommunications
    • Transportation
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