Presidency advisor - Salary and Career
Executive Secretaries

Presidency 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 Presidency advisor earn

A Presidency advisor earns between $1.126 and $6.351 per month, with an average monthly salary of $2.217 and a median salary of $1.400 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 53.758 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).

Salary ranges for the Presidency advisor

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 2.217 26.608 554 10
1º Quartile 1.126 13.513 282 5
Median Salary 1.400 16.800 350 7
3º Quartile 4.844 58.122 1.211 23
Higher Salary 6.351 76.212 1.588 30

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 Presidency advisor

Executive Secretaries must:

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

  • Activities

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

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