Bilingual advisor - Salary and Career
Executive Secretaries

Bilingual advisor - Career description, activities, functions and salary

They advise executives in the performance of their duties, assisting people (external and internal customers), managing information, preparing documents, controlling physical and electronic correspondence, providing services in foreign languages, organizing events and trips, supervising work teams, managing supplies, filing physical and electronic documents assisting in the execution of your administrative tasks and in meetings.

How much does an Bilingual advisor earn

A Bilingual advisor earns between $1.137 and $8.689 per month, with an average monthly salary of $2.871 and a median salary of $1.612 according to an Averwage.com salary survey along with to data of professionals hired and fired by companies in the labor market.

Our research is based on the salaries of 2.316 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).


Salary ranges for the Bilingual advisor

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 2.871 34.451 718 14
1º Quartile 1.137 13.639 284 5
Median Salary 1.612 19.345 403 8
3º Quartile 6.626 79.515 1.657 31
Higher Salary 8.689 104.262 2.172 41


Professional job categories

  • Science and arts professionals
    • professionals of the social sciences and humanities
      • organization and business administration professionals
        • executive secretaries

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Main workplaces

Executive Secretaries they work in the most varied economic activities of industry, commerce and services, in addition to public administration, as employees with a formal contract, statutory employees, or self-employed, under occasional supervision. They work individually or in teams, indoors and during daytime hours. They can remain in uncomfortable positions for long periods. They advise managers, serving more than one director or one area. Bilingual-trilingual secretaries perform the same activities as executive secretaries and differ in activities that require fluency in a foreign language.


What does it take to work in the field of Executive Secretaries

The exercise of these occupations requires a degree in secretarial work at the baccalaureate or technology level. Functional registration with the MTE is mandatory. For bilingual and trilingual secretaries, fluency in two or three foreign languages is essential. The full development of activities occurs after two or three years of experience.


Functions and activities of Bilingual advisor

Executive Secretaries must:

  • answering people (external and internal customer);
  • manage information;
  • develop documents;
  • provide foreign language services;
  • provide services in foreign language;
  • service people (external and internal customer);
  • manage supplies;
  • providing foreign language services;
  • elaborate documents;
  • provide services in foreign language;
  • organizing events and travel;
  • prepare documents;
  • serve people (external and internal customer);
  • organize events and travel;
  • serve people (external and internal customer);
  • providing services in foreign language;
  • serving people (external and internal customer);
  • control physical and electronic correspondence;
  • advise executive(s) / area(s);
  • service people (external and internal customer);
  • supervise work teams;
  • advisor executive(s) / area(s);
  • demonstrate personal skills;
  • archive physical and electronic documents;

  • Activities

    • providing equipment, materials and support services;
    • make phone calls;
    • support during the event;
    • develop attendance list;
    • elaborate minutes;
    • manage files;
    • identify the nature of the document;
    • review translations;
    • transmit messages;
    • manage the executive's agenda(s) ;
    • transmit fax;
    • consult professionals from other areas;
    • make clippings;
    • receive correspondence;
    • write documents;
    • survey material requirements;
    • forward certificates;
    • establish team assignments;
    • taking notes;
    • writing documents in a foreign language;
    • monitor contracts and warranties;
    • forward documents;
    • translate documents;
    • demonstrate dynamism;
    • providing special service to authorities and differentiated customers;
    • show patience;
    • elaborate spreadsheets and graphs;
    • format documents;
    • register correspondence;
    • keep the database up to date;
    • choose menu;
    • sieve correspondence;
    • forward phone calls;
    • elaborate attendance list;
    • charge reports;
    • filter phone calls;
    • sort documents;
    • formulate purchase orders;
    • clippings;
    • track processes;
    • check material;
    • provide information;
    • elaborate evaluation form;
    • provide special service to authorities and differentiated customers;
    • archive correspondence;
    • manage pending issues;
    • manage conflicts;
    • update files;
    • transcribe texts;
    • receive people;
    • annotate information;
    • search information and data;
    • demonstrate proactiveness;
    • demonstrate initiative;
    • arrange tickets, accommodation and local transport;
    • type documents;
    • establish a schedule of activities;
    • demonstrate rhetorical skills;
    • create attendance list;
    • prepare presentations;
    • support expatriates;
    • work as a team;
    • demonstrate discretion;
    • secretariat meetings;
    • adapt to change;
    • accompany executive(s) in event(s) and travel;
    • translate documents;
    • charge actions;
    • demonstrate communication skills;
    • enter documents;
    • make appointments;
    • forward people;
    • determine file format (floppy, microfilm);
    • prioritize appointments and phone calls;
    • quote prices;
    • charge responses;
    • disclose information;
    • fulfill orders and requests;
    • secretariat of meetings;
    • sign school documents;
    • authorize entry/stay of visitors and third parties;
    • monitor entry and exit times;
    • select personnel;
    • elaborate database;
    • collect signature;
    • manage stress;
    • demonstrate sensitivity;
    • adapt storage space;
    • send invitation or summons;
    • confirm attendance;
    • work under pressure;
    • take dictations;
    • schedule team activities;
    • ciceronar visits;
    • work as a team;
    • order material;
    • use the temporality table;
    • demonstrate a sense of organization;
    • provide interpreter service;
    • monitor team work;
    • support meetings;
    • empower team;
    • demonstrate leadership spirit;
    • control schedules;
    • protocol correspondence;
    • request funds;
    • prepare room/location;
    • show patience;
    • hire exhibitors and speakers;
    • dispatch with the executive(s) ;
    • answering phone calls;
    • elaborate accountability;
    • set hours;
    • evaluate the team;
    • play documents;
    • create reports;
    • control deadlines;
    • prepare presentations;
    • register documents;
    • overcoming adverse situations;
    • play documents;
    • demonstrate proactivity;
    • sign school documents;
    • control pouch;
    • read documents;
    • adapt to change;
    • supporting expatriates;
    • provide legal documentation for the executive (passport, visas);
    • search location;
    • hire third-party services;
    • checklist;
    • elaborate school documentation;
    • identify the subject;
    • elaborate invitations and summons;
    • sort documents;
    • direct information;
    • synthesize texts in a foreign language;
    • quote prices;
    • cancel appointments;
    • guide people;
    • purchase material, equipment and furniture;
    • send correspondence;
    • reserve room/location;


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