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?

Tell me about a time when you organized a project where your directions were vague?

Jobs differ in the amount of direction people get about how they should conduct their work procedures. When have you been satisfied/dissatisfied with the amount of direction you received from others? Why? What type of direction did you receive?

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Bonus Questions

  • In what way has your department contributed to your organization's success?
  • How do you "break the ice' in an initial conversation with a client, co-worker, subordinate, boss, etc.? Give an example.
  • We don't always get our way when there's a dispute. Describe your most satisfying/disappointing experience when deciding a dispute.

Daily Interview Tip

On the day of your job interview, make sure you give yourself extra time for last minute problems. An information interview should never be used to sell yourself in order to get a job. All you want is information, so you can relax and enjoy the conversation. To improve your interview skills, go over the interview in your mind, do some reflection.