Administrative Assistant

Administrative Assistant

OfficeTeam places a range of administrative professionals at a variety of office jobs in organizations worldwide. To assist you, we've developed an office job description for those positions we most commonly place, including everything from an administrative assistant job description to detailed information for file clerks, data entry specialists, customer service representatives, HR assistants and a variety of other office jobs.

Office jobs

  • Administrative
  • Management
  • Office services
  • Reception
  • Customer service/call center
  • Human resources (HR)
  • Administrative healthcare


Senior Executive Assistant

Duties include those described for executive assistant, but the position supports the most senior executives, particularly in large corporations. A premium is paid for specific industry expertise. Sensitivity to confidential matters is required.

Executive Assistant

Performs administrative duties for executive management. Responsibilities may include screening calls; managing calendars; making travel, meeting and event arrangements; preparing reports and financial data; training and supervising other support staff; and customer relations. Requires strong computer and Internet research skills, flexibility, excellent interpersonal skills, project coordination experience, and the ability to work well with all levels of internal management and staff, outside clients and vendors. Sensitivity to confidential matters may be required.

Senior Administrative Assistant

Duties include those described for administrative assistant, but the position requires more work experience within each function. Supports senior-level managers and may supervise other support staff. A premium is paid for specific industry experience. Advanced computer skills and the ability to train others in system usage are preferred

Administrative Assistant

Performs administrative and office support activities for multiple supervisors. Duties may include fielding telephone calls, receiving and directing visitors, word processing, creating spreadsheets and presentations, and filing. Extensive software skills, Internet research abilities and strong communication skills are required. Staff in this category may also have the title of department assistant, coordinator or associate.

Entry-Level Administrative Assistant

Performs a variety of Internet research functions and uses word processing, spreadsheet and presentation software. Duties also include fielding telephone calls, filing and data entry. May assist with overflow work from administrative and executive assistants and fill in for the office receptionist as needed.