Crafting the Perfect Job Description for Administrative Assistants

January 31, 2024
Crafting the Perfect Job Description for Administrative Assistants

Administrative Assistant

Do you have strong administrative skills and love working with people? We are looking for an Administrative Assistant to join our team at ExampleCorp in Seattle, WA. As our Administrative Assistant, you will be the first point of contact for our customers and will be responsible for providing administrative support to our team. You will need to be organized, efficient, and have excellent communication skills. If you are a self-starter and have a positive attitude, we want you!

Key Responsibilities

The following areas of focus will be central to your role in this position:

  • Answers telephones and transfers calls to appropriate staff.
  • Greets and directs visitors.
  • Copies and disseminates correspondence, reports and other information.
  • Maintains filing system.
  • Prepares meeting materials.
  • Takes meeting minutes.
  • Coordinates and schedules appointments and meetings.
  • Maintains office supplies inventory.
  • Orders office supplies as needed.
  • Processes staff expense reports.
  • Prepares new employee orientation packets.

Qualifications and Skills

The ideal candidate for this position will possess the following attributes:

  • Types at least 60 words per minute
  • Works with little to no supervision
  • Juggles multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Takes direction well
  • Prioritizes tasks
  • Detail oriented
  • Well organized
  • Flexible
  • Stays calm under pressure
  • Works well under deadlines
  • Takes initiative
  • Thinks outside the box
  • Resourceful
  • Proactive

If you are excited about this field and feel like you could thrive on our team, we encourage you to apply even if you do not meet every requirement listed.


As a valued member of our team, you will have access to the following benefits:

  • Chance to work for a reputable and well-known company
  • Opportunity to learn new skills and grow your career
  • Competitive salary and benefits package
  • Friendly and supportive work environment
  • Chance to work with a great team of people

About ExampleCorp

Transparency, Professionalism, and Customer Focus. We believe that by working together as a team, we can accomplish anything. We also believe in being transparent with our employees and customers, and being professional in everything we do. Lastly, we always put the customer first in everything we do.

Are you interested in this position? Please apply via our Partner HiPeople by clicking the link below. We do not require a CV. We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace and welcome applicants from all backgrounds to apply.

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