Private PA Job Description Template

This Private PA job description has been created by Tiger Recruitment as a basic template for our clients’ benefit. It is generic and will need to be tailored to the specifics of each company’s requirements.

Private PA job description

Key responsibilities:

  • Secretarial and administrative support to individual on a personal level
  • Personal
  • Providing day to day support for the family
  • Household management including admin pertaining to running a household
  • Helping with the children 
  • Running personal errands
  • Handling specific projects e.g. planning a holiday, house move or event 
  • Overseeing overseas property
  • Supervision of any other household staff
  • Occasional travel with the family 
  • Organising travel
  • Overseeing finances and budgets
  • Running general errands for the client and other company employees as requested
  • Ad hoc administrative tasks including filing, emailing and bookkeeping

Essential requirements:

  • 5 years private service experience
  • High level of flexibility and willingness to be on call 24/7
  • Customer service experience ideal, but not necessary

Personality profile:

  • Excellent time-management and organisational skills 
  • High degree of professionalism 
  • Ability to use your initiative and work alone 
  • Punctual and reliable 
  • Understanding of the importance of discretion in the role 


  • Competitive salary and bonus
  • Gym membership
  • Pension scheme 
  • Health care
  • 25 holidays per annum

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