Office Administrator Jobs

Office Administration jobs help to support the smooth and efficient running of offices, carry out a wide range of clerical and administrative tasks, such as updating, recording and storing information, photocopying, filing, word processing, answering the telephone and dealing with the post.

Office Administrator Jobs involve work on computers to type or word process documents, such as letters and reports. Office administrators or administrative assistants as they are otherwise known, may receive the information to be typed in several ways. You’ll have a grasp of copy typing - working from a rough draft to be corrected by the typist, or a corrected copy which must be accurately transposed.

Although office based admin may be varied, much of it is carried out in front of a computer screen and jobs in office administration may spend long periods of time sitting. As back office support, maintaining high standards in your personal appearance is key, particularly if the job involves receiving visitors, and smart dress may be required.

Office Administrator core responsibilities

Office Administrators fulfil a range of other administrative functions, which may include:

  • Audio typing - listening to a voice recording through headphones and typing what is being said.
  • Typing letters, memos, agendas and meeting minutes, presentations and reports.
  • Co-ordinate the maintenance of office equipment and order stationery supplies.
  • Covering reception dealing with visitors and answering telephone calls.
  • Updating databases, maintaining filing systems, providing services for teams and managers, providing hospitality for guests and sending and managing emails.
  • Interaction with as clients and other people outside of the company.

Office Administrator required skills

An office administrator may need shorthand typing experience typing up shorthand notes made from dictation.

Office Administrators - expected salary

Starting salaries for office administrator jobs are around £17,000 to £23,000 a year.
An office administrator may work around 35-39 hours a week, Monday to Friday. Larger companies may offer flexitime schemes for office administrators. Some international companies may require 24-hour office administrators to cover and operate a shift scheme for employees and work may be on part time and temporary contracts.

Contact the Office Support Division Team

Email the Office Support Division at officesupport@stafffinders.co.uk.

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Job Listings

  1. Administrator

    Location: Paisley

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Office Administrator

    Administrator- Inchinnan
    An excellent opportunity has arisen for a talented Administrator to join our client’s business in the Inchinnan area. This is a temporary on-going position that may have the scope to become a long term opportunity for the right candidate. This is an immediate start.
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  2. Administrator

    Location: Renfrewshire East

    Salary: £21000 p/a

    Category: Office Administrator

    An excellent opportunity has arisen for an Administrator to join our client’s thriving business in East Renfrewshire. This is a permanent position with an immediate start for the right candidate. 

    Your new job responsibilities
    As an Administrator, you will be taking on a key role within the business, providing ...

  3. Administrator

    Location: Paisley

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Office Administrator

    Administrator- Renfrewshire
    An excellent opportunity has arisen for a talented Administrator to join our client’s thriving business in the Renfrewshire area. This is a permanent position with an immediate start for the right candidate. 
    Your new job responsibilities
    As an Administrator, you will be taking on a key role ...

  4. Administrator

    Location: Kirkintilloch

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Office Administrator

    Administrator – Kirkintilloch
    Stafffinders are urgently looking to recruit an Administrator to join our clients HQ in Kirkintilloch. This assignment will be on an ongoing temporary basis, with an immediate start for the right individual. There is great scope for this role to become permanent for the right individual.
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  5. Office Administrator

    Location: Dalkeith

    Salary: £9.50 p/h

    Category: Office Administrator

     
    Stafffinders are urgently looking to recruit an experienced and enthusiastic Office Administrator, for an ongoing assignment at our client based in Dalkeith.
     
    Your Rate of Pay & Hours of Work
    This is a temporary (12 months initially with the possibility of extending it to 18 months) part-time post and normal hours ...

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