Personal Assistant (PA) Recruitment Agency

Your unflappable sidekick–the person who makes you look even better. Your friends and family won’t recognise the new you. (You even remembered their birthdays!)

Personal Assistant (PA) Recruitment Agency

Your unflappable sidekick–the person who makes you look even better. Your friends and family won’t recognise the new you. (You even remembered their birthdays!)

PA RECRUITMENT AGENCY

Trust Sydney’s finest Personal Assistant recruitment agency to find your dream PA

Looking for your next personal assistant? EST10 is your first port of call for finding your dream PA candidate.

Personality, skills, experience, values, beliefs and much more all come into play in ensuring what is the exact fit for you and your household. 

At EST10, we take the time to get to know you and your needs, whether you need someone with a stylish flair who can assist in choosing the right outfits for events and presentations or someone with organisational skills in managing the household.

Out with the old, in with the EST10 way

The traditional recruitment process for an PA involves sifting through a mountain of resumes, conducting endless interviews and crossing fingers, hoping to strike gold. We’re here to change that!

At EST10, we’re all about delivering a concierge-style experience in the world of recruitment. Your Personal Assistant isn’t your run-of-the-mill office sidekick; instead, they effortlessly juggle your calendar like a seasoned circus performer, ensuring that you never miss a birthday, anniversary, or crucial meeting. That’s why, beyond the usual skills and qualifications checklist, we dive deep into their values, personalities and dreams. With access to a wide talent pool, the best consultants and a knack for spotting talent, we have your best interest at heart!

The EST10 recruitment process

Our approach goes beyond the surface — we dive deep into understanding both our clients and candidates. We ask the right questions (even the tough ones) to unearth the bigger picture.

Our process is simple:

1. Call UsWe love a phone call! Reach out when you’re ready to hire or even just to understand the process and why we are so certain we can find you, your perfect EA!

2. VisitWe’ll schedule a visit to gain an in-depth understanding of your requirements.

3. Plan and TimelinesWe’ll keep you in the loop about all the key details. And, did we mention our average timeline to fill a permanent role is 5 – 10 days?

4. RelaxSit back and relax while we do the heavy lifting.

Can’t wait 5-10 days for your new hire? No problem! We can have a temporary candidate with you within hours, even for eleventh-hour requests.

Let’s Get Started

Looking to recruit a Personal Assistant?

Get in touch with our team to start your recruitment journey.
Or call us directly on 02 9002 0222

Visit us at

Level 10, 66 Hunter St,
Sydney, NSW 2000

MORE ABOUT THE PA RECRUITMENT AGENCY

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Can you find me a PA to start tomorrow?

Yes! We love finding PAs on short notice. If you are looking to fill a permanent or temp position, get in touch.

What is a typical PA’s salary?

Salaries for a personal assistant range from $65,000 to $150,000+ per annum (excluding superannuation), and sometimes higher. We are also starting to see more businesses offer benefits that include: 

  • Bonuses
  • Healthcare
  • Gym memberships
  • Laptops
  • Mobile phones
  • Additional leave
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Education 
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Cars
  • Living expenses and accommodation 

See our most recent salary guide.

How much is your agency fee to recruit a PA?

It depends on their salary! 

  • See our full-service recruitment package, where we do it all from writing the job ad to testing, interviewing, selecting candidates.

Learn more about our recruitment agency service options.

What is the recruitment process?

It all starts with a simple phone call to our lovely EST10 team. We will ask you what you are looking for, and help you identify which approach is best for you. 

Then, if you are looking for a temp ASAP, we will start the process right then and there. Or, if you want a long-term placement, we will explain our service option as outlined in the question above. 

Learn more about our employment agency process.

What happens if the Personal Assistant you send does not work out?

We are so confident about our PA recruitment solution that our guarantees far exceed the industry standards.

If you are not completely delighted with your permanent PA placement within their first three months, we will replace the role at no charge. 

And if you are even slightly unhappy with your temp placement within their first eight hours, again we will replace them at no cost. That is no cost for the first temp placement and no cost for the replacement temporary’s first day. (That is double the industry standard period.)

In short, we are not happy with the placement unless you are happy about it too.

What personal qualities should I look for in a Personal Assistant?

You will rely on your PA for more than administrative tasks. They will deal with a lot of personal and confidential information. 

That means qualities to look for in a PA include:

  • Trustworthy with the ability to manage sensitive information 
  • Reliable and punctual in performing duties
  • Discretion and confidentiality in dealing with personal details 
  • Strong time management/organisation skills
  • Ability to work independently and anticipate your household needs
Why should EST10 recruit a PA for me?

We know where to find the best PAs, and know what talent looks like. We also recognise potential–and that’s key in a market like this! 

The secret is out that a strong PA is key to highly successful leaders. But with demand for PAs increasing, it can be time-consuming to find, recruit and retain top PAs. 

So, what can you do? Trust us to find the perfect PA for you.

Is there a difference between an EA and a PA?

Yes, there is, although there can sometimes be a crossover between roles! Your EA will usually provide support in a business or office administrative capacity with limited (if any) personal support.  Your PA, on the other hand, will mainly work on providing you with that personal administrative support. Not sure if it is an EA or PA you need? Read a little bit more about EA positions or give us a call on 02 9002 0222

What are the typical work hours for a PA?

The hours your PA will work depends entirely on the role and your needs. Generally, a PA might expect to work 8 hours per day between regular business hours (8 am – 6 pm).  If you expect your PA to be on call and work weekends, which is common, then the salary and benefits are reflected at a higher level as well!

Who do you find PAs for?

We can find a PA for anyone! Some of our clients include high net worth individuals (HNW), C-Suite, celebrities, private households, and senior executives. 

Does EST10 only recruit Personal Assistant roles in the Sydney CBD?

We recruit for businesses with locations that range from the Sydney CBD to Parramatta, North Sydney, Ryde, Sutherland Shire, Western Sydney and beyond. 

You can also call on us to help you find talent in Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, Adelaide, New Zealand, and London.

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