Office Administrator Jobs

Office administrator jobs will provide administrative support in an office environment.  Office administrator jobs may work on computers to type or word process documents, such as letters and reports. Office administrator jobs may receive the information to be typed in several ways.

Office administrator jobs may involve copy typing - working from a rough draft to be corrected by the typist, or a corrected copy which must be accurately transposed.  Office administrator jobs may also be responsible for audio typing - listening to a voice recording through headphones and typing what is being said.

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

Office administrator jobs are also likely to fulfil a range of other administrative functions, which may include typing letters, memos, agendas and meeting minutes, presentations and reports.  Office administrator jobs may also co-ordinate the maintenance of office equipment and order stationery supplies.  An administrator may need to cover reception dealing with visitors and answering telephone calls.

Office administrator jobs may be responsible for updating databases, maintaining filing systems, providing services for teams and managers, providing hospitality for guests and sending and managing emails.

Office administrator jobs are likely to involve interaction with as clients and other people outside of the company.

Starting salaries for office administrator jobs are around £10,000 to £14,000 a year.

An office administrator may work around 35 hours a week, from 9am to 5pm, 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. Office administrator jobs may be able to work on part time and temporary contracts.

Although office administrator jobs may be varied, much of it is carried out in front of a computer screen and office administrator jobs may spend long periods of time sitting.

Personal appearance is important for an office administrator, particularly if the job involves receiving visitors, and smart dress may be required.

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Job Listings

  1. Helpdesk Advisor

    Location: Glasgow

    Salary: £8.50 p/h

    Category: Telephonist

    Our client based in Glasgow are looking for three Helpdesk Advisors with Contact Centre experience to communicate with customers via telephone (incoming and outgoing calls) directing to relevant departments etc… and logging calls as you speak to them, so proficient use of MS Office packages , word and excel etc.. would ...

  2. Receptionist

    Location: Inverclyde

    Salary: £8.50 p/h

    Category: Receptionist

    Stafffinders are currently recruiting for a Receptionist in the Inverclyde area. 
    Salary: £8.00 - £8.50 per hour
    Tuesday - Friday (18.5hrs per week)
    Part-time, temporary ongoing.
    Holiday cover may be required, successful candidate must be available to work full-time 8.15 - 5.15
    Duties include:

    Answering telephone calls
    Meet ...

  3. Data Entry

    Location: Glasgow City Centre

    Salary: £8.89 p/h

    Category: Data Entry Clerk

    An exciting opportunity has come up for a Data Entry Clerk to work with our client in the Glasgow city centre area.
    This is initially a 12-week position with an immediate start. This role is full-time Monday to Friday 9-5pm.
    Hourly rate = £9.50 p/h
    This is a key ...

  4. Relief Operator

    Location: Paisley

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Switchboard Operator

    An exciting opportunity has emerged for a Relief Operator to join our well established client in the Paisley area.
    This is a permanent, full time position.
    Due to the nature of the business, there is a minimum of 48 hours per week (Some weekend work required) This role will operate ...

  5. Clerical Officer

    Location: Motherwell

    Salary: £10.65 p/h

    Category: Admin / Secretarial / PA

    aAn opportunity has arisen for an Administration Assistant to work with our client based in the North Lanarkshire area.
    This role will be for atleast 6 months. It is full-time, Mon-Fri, 9-5pm. To be considered for this role, you must have good Administration experience and preferably be from a housing ...

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