Personal secretary jobs entail working for executives or managers and taking care of a gamut of administrative tasks. A candidate applying for the job of a personal secretary generally does everything from organizing things at work to acting as the first point of contact. The senior managers or executives can entrust a personal secretary to take away administrative tasks so that they can spend their time productively on a lot of strategic tasks. The personal secretary needs to manage diaries as well as organize meetings and appointments. Not just that, s/he often controls access to the top management namely the manager/executive. From booking and arranging travel, to managing transport and accommodation, it all falls under the purview of a personal secretary. S/he will also be required to organize events as well as conferences as also remind the manager/executive of pending as well as important tasks and deadlines that need to be catered to. Typing, catering to compiling reports and also preparing them, helping with presentations and correspondence is also the personal secretary's lookout. Managing databases apart filing systems and implementing and managing the upkeep of procedures and administrative systems is also the task of a personal secretary. S/he will also be required to liaise with other members of the staff, suppliers as well as clients. Even though no formal academic qualifications are required as such, personal secretaries with graduate degrees hold a higher chance of getting employed in a lot of organizations.