Public Affairs Specialists can greatly benefit from outsourcing EA services, as it allows them to concentrate on developing public affairs strategies, managing communication, and shaping public opinion 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 meetings, organizing press materials, 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 public affairs. The flexibility to scale support based on workload allows Public Affairs Specialists to efficiently manage their campaigns, media relations, and stakeholder engagement.
What Skills Does An EA Need To Support A Public Affairs Specialist?
Supporting a public affairs specialist requires an EA to possess excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills. They should be able to manage the specialist’s schedule, arrange meetings, and handle correspondence efficiently. An EA should be able to track public affairs activities, initiatives, and other programs and provide regular updates. Knowledge of public affairs principles and practices would be useful, as well as the ability to create presentations, reports, and other documents related to public affairs. Attention to detail, accuracy, and the ability to work under pressure are also essential in this role, as an EA supporting a public affairs specialist would often have to work under tight deadlines. The EA should be proactive, adaptable, and able to work independently to support the public affairs specialist in their day-to-day operations.