Alison, virtual PA at Get Ahead VA

Here at Get Ahead our people are everything. Our ever-growing team has a wide range of highly skilled professionals with different backgroundsexpertise and even different personalities to ensure that we can find exactly the right Expert to match our clients’ requirements.

Here’s 60 seconds with our expert Alison

Name: Alison   

Area of expertise:  Complex Diary Management

When & why did you join Get Ahead: 

I joined Get Ahead VA in February 2022. I want to excel in an area I have grown to love‚ diary management, whilst working remotely I discovered I could increase my work rate, getting quality focussed results. I enjoy liaising with other PA/EA/VA’s working together for streamlined outcomes. Travel arrangements and co-ordinating events are also firm favourites!

What did you do before you joined Get Ahead: 

I have been the PA to a Director for a Housing Association and the PA to the director of a music management company. I am also a Tour Management Assistant which involves co-ordinating artists concert requirements, travel, accommodation, visa and anything involved with live events

Career highlight to date:

Successful co-ordination of getting artists to the main stage on time for Reading Festival in a precise time slot!

Plans for the future: 

I enjoy problem solving and offering better solutions on how to make current systems work more efficiently. I hope to bring my style of working and expertise to new environments, making individuals lives more manageable