Bilingual full secretary - Salary and Career
Executive Secretaries

Bilingual full secretary - 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 full secretary earn

A Bilingual full secretary 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 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 full secretary

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 full secretary

Executive Secretaries must:

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

  • Activities

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

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