The Assistant will provide administrative and secretarial support to the CEO and other members of senior management. He/she will be responsible for maintaining calendars, scheduling appointments, preparing meeting materials, handling correspondence, and assisting with special projects as needed. The Assistant must be highly organized and able to work independently with little supervision. He/she must also have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Assistant Job Responsibilities
An assistant is responsible for providing support to the lead staff member in charge.
Duties may include but are not limited to: scheduling appointments, maintaining records, handling correspondence, and performing general office duties.
The assistant must be able to work independently with little supervision and take initiative when needed.
A high level of customer service skills is also required in order to interact with clients and customers.
To provide administrative and secretarial support to the Manager and other team members.
To maintain an efficient and wellorganized office environment.
To handle incoming phone calls, emails, and other correspondence in a professional and courteous manner.
To schedule appointments, meetings, and travel arrangements for the Manager and other team members as needed.
To prepare reports, presentations, and other documents as requested by the Manager or other team members.
Assistant Job Skills & Qualifications Needed
The skills and qualifications needed for the role of assistant vary depending on the position and company. However, most employers will require at least a high school diploma or equivalent, as well as basic computer and office skills. Additionally, many positions will require prior experience in an administrative or customer service role.