Working Position: Executive Secretary
My Job: First of all, I would like to tell you all about my job title and my company. I am basically an executive secretary at a venture capital firm which has special interest in life sciences. The parent company of the firm with which I am working, was setup with a goal in mind of investing in technology related to biotech and medical devices.
I had some knowledge regarding technology, as my initial career was as freelance software technician. I am happy to say that I moved to this firm and started my career as a professional. As executive secretary, my fundamental role is to manage our executive partners and important clients. On a normal day, I have to work on scheduling meetings and reporting the status of various other elements.
My work consists of management and maintenance of equipments, assistance on software and hardware related problems, call screening and most important of all maintaining healthy relation with vendors and clients. Apart from these basic works, I also plan out station meetings, prepare presentations and keep expense records, if necessary.
The best part of my career with this firm was when I was a part of a new project base work. This project comprised of many elements like new office building setup, hiring and training of support staff as well as administrative staff. This project helped me to make my job portfolio strong and improved my business network.
This firm has provided me with lot of opportunities to interact with various companies with which we deal; helping me in improving my communication skills. It has also improved my network with other firms which are our partners, clients and vendors. Every day in this company is new for me as it provides new challenges related to business sector which have helped me to broaden my knowledge regarding businesses, market and technology.
The best part of my job has always been the business network of interesting and talented professionals. Frequent interaction with them has helped to a lot, personally; it has given me some confidence of establishing a virtual business in near future. I would definitely like to encourage young individuals to look for jobs which are related to my work profile. If these individuals have passion in fields of computers, technology, and administration they surely have good future as executive secretaries.