Administrative Assistant Job Description Sample

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It is a well-known fact that the job seekers do get nervous when it comes to draft an attractive resume that impresses recruiters. However, recruiters too have to go through such pressure when they have to create an equally impressive job description that has the capability to hook any job seeker. It is important to draft a job description that helps the job seekers to understand the business requirements in the most precise manner.

Talking about the descriptions, here we have come up with a sample of an ’administrative assistant job description’ for your help. You can edit this administrative assistant job description sample as per the requirements.

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Job Brief of an Administrative Assistant

We are looking for a multi-tasker administrative assistant with excellent communication skills and a positive attitude. Being an administrative assistant, you will be a part of the Facilities/Administration department and will be responsible to perform clerical duties and administrative tasks to ensure organized, smooth and efficient running of the business.

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Administrative Assistant Duties and Responsibilities List

‎✓    To maintain files, monitoring stock levels and order supplies whenever required

‎✓    To reply to calls, emails, and even social media inquiries and channelize them accordingly

‎✓  To type workplace documents and reports

‎✓  To create and maintain computer records

‎✓  To book meetings, seminars, and conferences, along with catering

‎✓  To pen down minutes during business meetings

‎✓  To coordinate business appointments>

‎✓  To greet workplace visitors and attend them during their stay

‎✓  To book flights, hotel rooms, and restaurants for business outings and meetings


Skills and Qualifications of an Administrative Assistant

‎✓  Educational Qualification Required: High School/Graduate

‎✓  Minimum Experience Required: 2 – 3 Years

‎✓  Excellent written and oral communication

‎✓  Excellent organization and administrative skills with attention to detail

‎✓  Excellent computer typing skills

‎✓  Thorough working knowledge of MS Word, PowerPoint Presentation & Excel

‎✓  Proficiency in Data Analysis and Database Management


The profile of an administrative assistant is very broad and depends on the size of the company as well. It is a good choice for those who prefer to enter the workforce than continuing their studies after high school. Employers with specific requirements related to gender, age and experience of the professionals can add to the administrative assistant job description and hire the best staff for the business.


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