Administrative assistants perform a range of administrative tasks in an organisation.
Duties & Tasks
Administrative assistants may perform the following tasks: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 processing programmes
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 and faxes
file papers and documents
undertake other duties such as banking, credit control or payroll functions.
Administrative assistants may be required to carry out numerous tasks in a small office, or to concentrate on just one or two specific tasks in a larger office.par Administrative assistants usually 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.
able to work methodically, accurately and neatly
good oral and written communication skills
able to work as part of a team
neat personal appearance.