Career Management Masterclass

Part of our remit at EPAA, is to ensure the long-term employability of our members and EA/PA professionals more widely across the United Kingdom. We do this by undertaking our journey of professionalising the UK profession and ensuring UK businesses and employers needs are met, via the support services our members offer.

There are many aspects to this journey, which include equipping our members with the latest updates, knowledge and resources to remain credible and in front.

In recent years, the EA/PA career landscape has changed for many already and this will be an ongoing trend. It could be you are newly in post, facing redundancy or looking to take the next step in your EA/PA career. You could be asking yourself where you sit within the profession vs other professionals and unsure of the next steps to take. Career stagnation can happen to many and can be easily overcome with support and fresh ideas.

This high-level masterclass will go through every facet of what it means now and in the future to manage your career as an EA/PA professional. You will leave armed full of resources, best practice guidelines and relevant advice, to clearly define and manage your career plan.

Learning outcomes;

  • Understanding of where you sit in the current overall market as an EA/PA professional
  • Skills mapping to assist you with putting together a relevant career plan
  • Utilising performance reviews to greater effect
  • Redefining your role description
  • High level influencing & leadership skills
  • Greater confidence

This is a one-day event – all refreshments and lunch are included. EPAA Members who are part of
our CPD programme will earn 10 CPD credits as part of their attendance. All attendees will receive a
certificate of attendance electronically after the event.

Keynote Speaker

Bianca Miller
Victoria Darragh
Adam Fidler


09:00 | Registration and Networking

09:50 | Opening words; Victoria Darragh, EPAA & BlackRock

09:50 | The Blueprint of your EA Career; Victoria Darragh, Founder of EPAA

In this interactive but resource heavy workshop, you will learn an enormous amount about the framework of your career and where you sit in today’s market. It will form part of a design, the design of your career.

  • Current employment market update from a national perspective
  • CVs – tips, trends and formats – CVs fit for EA professionals
  • Utilising greater business acumen in the job hunt
  • Being ‘job ready’ – internal and external opportunities
  • A portfolio career – for the EA?
  • Learn how to prepare strategically and thoughtfully for your performance review/annual
  • Create a clear career plan that is actually going to get you to where you need to be

10:45 | Break

11:10 | The Blueprint of your EA Career – continued

12:00 | Professionalising your EA Role Description – Panel discussion; Led by Adam Fidler & Victoria Darragh

Join this lively discussion, as we talk through and provide advice on advancing and
professionalising your role description.

12:30 | Lunch

13:30 | Adam Fidler – Gender Intelligence

You’ve heard of IQ, and EQ – but now let’s talk about GQ (no, not the men’s magazine!) but the study of how men and women think, and act, differently at work. Filled with lots of ah-ha moments, learn new insights and solutions to help break down barriers at work and help you use the right language to build trust, credibility and foster a more effective alliance with your boss, co-workers and future employers.

14:30 | Break

15:00 | Personal Branding & High Impact Leadership Workshop; Bianca Miller

An insight into the practical steps on how to build your personal brand and cultivate your network in order to influence and lead with impact. This is an interactive session which will include discussion of an individual’s PACK: Presentation, Approach, Communication and Knowledge.

17:00 | Closing remarks


To Book

Please note, if paying via BACs we will received notification of this from Eventbrite and will raise an invoice from our office.

If you need any assistance during the booking process please contact Lois Jones –

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