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The position of administration assistant is available in all employmentsectors and is often regarded as a stepping stone to management orsupervisory roles. Efficiency in general office duties is mandatory, butthe work schedule will involve higher-grade computer and personal skillsthan those of an entry-level admin assistant as well as more time spenton a computer.
Required skills include proficiency in English, comprehensive computerskills and a professional outlook. The job’s administrative supportelement will depend on the company’s size and sector, and can be eithergeneral or specialised. Levels of responsibility vary, with combinedresponsibilities usual in the education, charity and health sectors
Required skills are easily developed, with many companies offeringin-house apprenticeships in business and administration or encouragingpromising employees to take vocational courses and degrees. Training byexperienced colleagues is the norm, as is working alone and prioritisingthe workload
The salary offered to an administration assistant will depend on thesize of the firm, the status of the job and the applicant’squalifications and previous experience, as well as the company location.At present, the average is between £20,000 and £25,000.
Administration Assistants perform clerical and administrativefunctions in an office. In some companies, they have the job titleadministrative assistant, clerical assistant, clerk, office junior,clerical worker, office administrator, personal assistant or secretary.Assistants may be promoted to supervisor, administrative officer,secretary, or office manager positions.
The responsibilities of an Administration Assistant include:
• Managing correspondence
• Retrieving documents
• Maintaining data entry applications
• Reception duties
• Managing the cleaning staff
• Writing meeting notes
• Support managers and colleagues
• Greeting and assisting guests
• Maintaining filing systems.
• Directing calls from switchboard
• Answering phone calls
• Responding to faxes
• Distributing posts
• Scheduling appointments and travel arrangements
• Booking hotels, and conference rooms
The salary of an administration assistant is dependent onresponsibilities, level, location and company size. Assistants work upto 40 hours and overtime or flexitime if necessary. They operate form anoffice, in a cubicle or at a location at the entrance of the building oroffice.
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