You might hire an office assistant to:

  • Perform general administrative tasks, including answering and directing phone calls, managing email correspondence, faxing, and filing
  • Organize and maintain office common areas, including kitchens, conference rooms, stock and storage rooms, and other areas

  • Greet clients and visitors as needed, providing information, answering questions, and responding to requests

  • Maintain office supplies and equipment, anticipating requirements, stocking supplies, and ensuring everything is in working order

Required skills and qualifications Preferred skills and qualifications
Excellent organization skills, with diligent attention to detail
A passion for working in a people-facing role
Strong time-management and multitasking abilities
Ability to maintain confidentiality of company information
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Experience in helping to develop internal processes and filing systems