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Executive Personal Assistant

Detroit, Michigan
7 Sep 2023

Personal Executive Assistant --- Hybrid

Harper Associates has been exclusively retained for this search.

Prominent community leader is searching for a key member of their team and offers an outstanding, newly created opportunity. An articulate professional who is passionate about Detroit and enjoys a busy, highly visible role which requires discretion and confidentiality will be successful. This is a hybrid position based in your own home office, requiring some in-person attendance for meetings, events, interviews, etc.. Prior media/public relations involvement is advantageous, but not mandatory. Excellent salary commensurate with experience will be offered.

Job Summary:

We are seeking a highly organized and detail-oriented individual to join our team as a Personal Executive Assistant. In this role, you will provide comprehensive administrative support to our executive team, ensuring smooth day-to-day operations and enabling them to focus on strategic initiatives. The ideal candidate will possess excellent communication skills, exceptional multitasking abilities, and a strong attention to detail.


  • Manage executive calendars, scheduling appointments, and coordinating meetings
  • Arrange travel itineraries, including flights, accommodations, and transportation
  • Prepare and edit correspondence, reports, and presentations
  • Communicate accordingly to emails, calls, and post-event follow-ups to create a positive brand experience
  • Delegate communication inquiries, comments, and event invitations to appropriate parties.
  • Conduct research and compile data for various projects and presentations
  • Assist with event planning and coordination, including logistics, vendor management, and attendee coordination
  • Assist in organizing and coordinating events, such as press conferences, product launches, and promotional activities
  • Coordinate and schedule media interviews, appearances, and press conferences
  • Collaborate with internal teams to ensure consistent messaging and brand representation
  • Handle confidential and sensitive information with utmost discretion
  • Monitor media coverage and prepare reports on public relations efforts
  • Build and maintain relationships with affiliates, organizations and event organizers
  • Provide feedback and insights on brand presence and public reputation and visibility
  • Act as a liaison between personal brand, organizations and executive leadership
  • Coordinate and prioritize incoming requests and inquiries
  • Assist with public relations efforts, including drafting press releases and coordinating media interviews
  • Manage and update social media accounts (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.)
  • Assist in managing brand partnerships and collaborations
  • Create and engage with posts about event attendance, brand representation, and relevant news
  • Perform general administrative tasks, such as filing, organizing documents, and maintaining office supplies


  • Bachelor's degree in business administration, communications, or a related field (preferred)
  • Proven experience as an executive assistant or in a similar role
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of marketing and promotional strategies
  • Familiarity with social media platforms
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and other relevant software
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and prioritize effectively
  • Discretion and confidentiality in handling sensitive information
  • Strong attention to detail and problem-solving abilities
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment

Please forward resume in strict confidence to ben@

Ben Schwartz | President | Harper Associates

Direct: 248-737-0431 | Fax 888 737-8525

ben@ |

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  • Job Reference: 1108272202-2
  • Date Posted: 7 September 2023
  • Recruiter: Harper Associates
  • Location: Detroit, Michigan
  • Salary: On Application