Board of Directors can greatly benefit from outsourcing EA services, as it allows them to concentrate on governing organizations, making strategic decisions, and overseeing performance while delegating administrative tasks. Persona’s executive assistants, who are part of the top 0.1% in the industry, are skilled in handling various tasks, such as scheduling board meetings, organizing minutes, and coordinating communication with stakeholders. Outsourcing offers a cost-effective solution, eliminating expenses associated with hiring an in-house assistant, such as employee benefits and additional office space. Persona’s personalized approach ensures a great match with an assistant who understands the unique demands of board governance. The flexibility to scale support based on workload allows Board of Directors to efficiently manage their strategic planning, risk management, and stakeholder engagement.
What Skills Does An EA Need To Support A Board of Directors?
Supporting a Board of Directors requires an EA to possess excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills. They should be able to manage the board’s schedule, arrange meetings, and handle correspondence efficiently. The EA should be able to research and identify potential business opportunities and maintain a database of potential prospects. As the board may have a portfolio of companies, the EA should be able to keep track of each investment and provide regular updates. Networking skills are also essential, as the EA would need to liaise with potential investors, entrepreneurs, and other stakeholders in the business community. An EA should be proactive, able to work independently, and have a good understanding of the business landscape.