Private Personal Assistant (PA) Jobs Sydney & Melbourne

The unflappable sidekick. You remember birthdays, anniversaries, basically everything that makes an executive’s life easy!

Private Personal Assistant (PA) Jobs Sydney & Melbourne

The unflappable sidekick. You remember birthdays, anniversaries, basically everything that makes an executive’s life easy!

PRIVATE PERSONAL ASSISTANT JOBS

The best Private Personal Assistant jobs in Sydney

In the role of a private personal assistant, you become the indispensable right hand to your manager or family. You are responsible for many facets, from remembering birthdays and anniversaries to managing investment portfolios. Essentially, you ensure that every aspect contributing to their life runs seamlessly. Private personal assistants (PAs) offer invaluable assistance to individuals and households, making sure that homes and lives function effortlessly.

Within this role, you take charge of all areas of personal and home administration, including tasks such as managing the household, arranging travel, planning holidays, and providing vital business support, all while delivering unwavering support to both the individual and their family.

PRIVATE PERSONAL ASSISTANT JOBS

What does a Private Personal Assistant do?

Your specific duties will be tailored to the unique needs of the individual or family. As a private PA, you’ll be entrusted with sensitive and personal information, from financial and security details to legal and health matters. Absolute confidentiality, discretion, and maturity are non-negotiable qualities for this role.

The private personal assistant role encompasses a diverse range of responsibilities. Some of the core tasks and duties include:

  • Acting as the primary point of contact for the family
  • Supervision of all household staff, which may encompass chefs, nannies, cleaners, etc.
  • Coordinating various aspects of family life, including managing schedules
  • Planning and executing holidays, events, house relocations, and renovation projects
  • Management of various assets, including properties, vehicles, planes, horses, boats, art, etc.
  • Personal errands, overseeing financial matters, and scheduling appointments.
  • Flexibility to be available around the clock and occasionally travel as required.
  • Collaborate with an executive assistant (EA) for personal and professional affairs

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What is the difference between a temporary and a permanent Private Personal Assistant job?

There isn’t too much difference in the roles and responsibilities of temporary and permanent private personal assistant jobs. Although with a temporary private personal assistant job, you need to be able to jump straight into the role and hit the ground running! If you’re looking for permanent or temporary work, do get in touch.

What are Private Personal Assistants also known as?

The term private personal assistant is often abbreviated to PA. A private personal assistant may also be referred to as a private PA, lifestyle PA or private household PA.  

In some businesses, the terms executive assistant and private personal assistant (PA) are used interchangeably for junior executive assistant positions; however, the executive assistants will usually only support in a business capacity. 

How much do Private Personal Assistants earn in Sydney?

Private personal assistants in Sydney typically earn from $65,000 to $150,000+ depending on the level of experience. And in some cases, accommodation, cars, gym memberships and health insurance are also included.  

All salaries/rates are exclusive of superannuation. Further, the below rates do not include additional bonuses or the value of non-monetary benefits. 

Junior – $65-75k/Yearly salary, $30-40/Hourly rate 

Intermediate – $75-90k/Yearly salary, $40-45/Hourly rate 

Senior – $90-150k+/Yearly salary, $45-55/Hourly rate 

See our most recent salary guide. 

How much do Private Personal Assistants earn in Melbourne?

Private personal assistants in Melbourne typically earn from $65,000 to $130,000+  depending on the level of experience. As with Sydney, in some cases, accommodation, cars, gym memberships and health insurance are also included.  

All salaries/rates are exclusive of superannuation. Further, the below rates do not include additional bonuses or the value of non-monetary benefits. 

Junior – $60-70k/Yearly salary, $28-35/Hourly rate 

Intermediate – $75-90k/Yearly salary, $35-45/Hourly rate 

Senior – $90-130k+/Yearly salary, $45-55/Hourly rate 

See our most recent salary guide. 

What is a typical career pathway for Private Personal Assistants?

Private personal assistants come from a variety of backgrounds. This role is best suited to candidates with prior administration experience, outstanding organisation and coordination skills, high EQ and a mature approach. 

How many Private Personal Assistant jobs do you have in Sydney?

We have a constant flow of positions so do keep an eye on our website to see what is available. 

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