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Jobs in Demand 2021 | 05 Administrative Assistant

Wong Shu Lee  


  February 05, 2021

Well, this job title may not sound fancy, but the job of administrative assistants is evolving rapidly. As technology increasingly automates the routine tasks admins used to do, the work is becoming more varied, more challenging and more interesting. 


Unlike some professions that only able to find jobs in specific industries, administration assistants exist in every geography across nearly every industry. Wherever there are offices of a certain size, talented administration professionals are in demand.


What are the Major Tasks performed by Administrative Assistant?


In general, admin assistants perform clerical duties include answering phones, taking memos and maintaining files. Administrative assistants may also be in charge of sending and receiving correspondence, as well as greeting clients and customers. 


These days, admin assistants may also involve in the following tasks:


  • Managing budgets
  • Making purchasing decisions
  • Planning company events
  • Providing technology training to fellow employees
  • Managing communications with vendors, clients and employees
  • Managing social media accounts
  • Assisting in hiring and recruitment
  • Handling accounting, payroll and HR functions


Who should consider Admin Jobs? 


Administrative jobs are most suitable for individuals who are organised, good in teamwork, and good in coordinating tasks and information. In addition, they need to have great time management skills to help with scheduling meetings and staying on task.


Requirements for Administrative Assistants: 


  • Knowledge of office management systems and procedures
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to multi-task and prioritize work
  • Attention to detail and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational and planning skills
  • Proficient in MS Office


Vacancies for Administrative Assistants


Administrative Assistants are currently highly in demand. Below is a list of available Administrative Assistant Jobs on ZOM-IN. Let’s signup today and start applying for these opportunities! 



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