Have you been looking for a flexible and diverse personal assistant role in an up and coming location? Look no further than Dublin? In recent years the Dublin job market has been growing exponentially, and new businesses are opening across all sectors so there is no better time to become a personal assistant in Dublin! Ireland itself is home to many multinational organisations including; Apple, Facebook and Google. These huge organisations are home to thousands of employees and provide ample job opportunities for personal assistants. Connexus Recruiters predicts that Ireland “Will begin to see advances across various digital areas”, this growth also means more room for not only personal assistants but virtual ones as well. As an executive assistant, you can help anyone, from large companies to a single person, mould and grow the Irish market over the next several years.

Where to start your Executive Assistant Career?

Navigating the world of personal assistance can be confusing at first, as not many employers ask for specific qualifications and not many are offered during formal education. A great way to build your CV in preparation for obtaining a job as an Executive Assistant is to take a training course or even obtain an Executive Assistant qualification. If you wish to improve your CV by adding a recognised qualification you might consider obtaining our Executive PA Diploma or Executive Assistant Diploma, which is now offering the qualification in Dublin. If you are looking for something less formal which still has the ability to take your CV to the next level, try a shorter course. This rise in Dublin EA courses demonstrates the increase in Executive Assistant Jobs in Ireland. Taking a course in Dublin will not only allow you to strengthen your CV but also allow you to network in the same geographical area where you wish to start your career.

Why the Dublin Job Market?

There has never been a better time to be an employee in Ireland.  Ireland’s economy grew by 13.5% in 2021, which is much faster than the wider euro area or the UK. The Irish Times report that this surge is driven by the activities of multinational companies operating in Ireland which make the Republic the fastest-growing country in the EU.

Older businesses are thriving, and new ones are opening every day, and this means more job opportunities for executive assistants. From people who want help with their small businesses to working for large multinational companies, Dublin has it all. For those looking for a new and varied landscape to either begin or further their executive assisting career, look no further than Dublin.

Most importantly, our recent salary survey shows that Irish Executive Assistant Salaries increased significantly between 2021 and 2022. This shows a €4,000 salary increase in one year on the average salary to €44,000. However, higher-end industries and roles have salaries of €58,000. There are numerous jobs in Dublin, Cork and other cities emerging for ambitious Executive Assistants.