Administrative assistants perform a range of administrative tasks in an
sort and distribute incoming mail to areas and staff within the
organisation and dispatch outgoing mail
write business letters, reports or office memos using word
answer telephone enquiries from customers, attend to visitors and
assist other staff in the organisation with their enquiries
operate a range of office machines such as photocopiers, computers
file papers and documents
undertake other duties such as banking, credit control or payroll
With experience, and sometimes further training, it is possible to
advance to higher positions, such as office administrator, record
keeper, front-line manager or legal administrator.
Administrative assistants work indoors, and may work alone or in a team
with other administrative assistants, professional and technical staff,
and tradespeople. Experienced administrative assistants may undertake
more complex tasks and responsibilities.
OND, HND, BSc or any relevant courses
able to work methodically, accurately and neatly
good oral and written communication skills
able to work as part of a team
neat personal appearance.