Marketing Executive Assistant Sample Job Interview Questions

Marketing Executive Assistant Sample Job Interview Questions


Here are sample Marketing Executive Assistant job interview questions designed specifically for the Executive Assistant career field.

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how have you prepared yourself for this role as a Marketing Executive Assistant?

Tell me how you keep meetings on track as a Marketing Executive Assistant. Give a specific example.

As EA in our marketing team, you will assist in presentations. Describe your PowerPoint and technical skills.

In this position you will be required to conduct research for RFP team. What is your experience with research and RFP’s?

You will have to assist or co-facilitate marketing presentations. What was the toughest presentation you have made?

One of the main responsibilities is to support the marketing managers by writing all of the content for marketing materials, pitchbooks and RFPs. Tell me about your experience writing company documents. Can you provide me a sample of your business writing?

Unfortunately, some solutions don’t always correct problems. Can you think of an interesting solution you generated as a Marketing Executive Assistant that did not correct the problem? What was the solution? How did you come up with the idea?

How do you establish performance standards for your subordinates? Tell me about the process you use as a Marketing Executive Assistant. Give an example of a time when this worked for you.

Some products have a short sales cycle, and others, a long sales cycle. Which do you prefer and why?

Have you ever received feedback from your boss on your organization skills?

Have you planned any conferences, workshops, or retreats? What steps did you take for one of these?

Give examples of two of the most different sales approaches you have ever used. When did you use each?

Tell me about a team member from whom it was tough to gain cooperation. How did you handle this sensitive situation?

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Bonus Questions

  • Sometimes supervisors' evaluations differ from ours. When has this happened to you? What did you do? What do you consider the most important contributions your department has made to the organization? What was your role? Give examples.
  • What types of decisions are easiest for you to make and which ones do you find most difficult?
  • If you found out your company was doing something against the law, like fraud, what would you do?

Daily Interview Tip

Be sure to mention the following, Your past work experience, Your education and training related to the job, volunteer work that might relate to the job, Any transferable skills - e.g. organizational skills, people skills and Your ability to learn quickly and how quickly you learned that type of work in the past. Some interviewers may well have a set script of questions and while you may feel rushed, at some points, if the interviewer thinks they have the information they need they will want to move on. If asked about your weakness, be impressive and confident, it shows that you are prepared for the question, have done serious self-reflection.