Administrative Assistant

Administrative office assistants perform a variety of administrative and clerical tasks in support of an office or an organization. Successful administrative office assistants must be highly organized and possess excellent computer, writing, and communication skills. Knowledge of a variety of office equipment and modern office procedures is vital. Administrative office assistants may create spreadsheets, compose memos and correspondence, manage databases, generate reports, create presentations and perform research. Various positions may also require handling travel arrangements, maintaining inventories, and planning and scheduling meetings and appointments.