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Administrative Assistant


$$17.50 - 20.50 hourly


Lake Success, Long Island



Job Description:

Our client – an established commercial real estate company located in Lake Success, Long Island – is currently seeking a temporary Administrative Assistant.

The Admins’ role includes:

Providing administrative support to ensure efficient operation of the office. He/she will support managers and employees through a variety of tasks related to organization and communication. The AA is primarily responsible for confidential and time sensitive material. Familiarity with a variety of the field’s concepts, practices and procedures is required. Furthermore, he/she must possess the ability to effectively communicate via phone and email ensuring that all Administrative Assistant duties are completed accurately and delivered with high quality and in a timely manner.

This candidate may direct and lead the work of others; Must rely on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals, thus a wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. The Admin typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department.


  • Answer and direct phone calls
  • Organize and schedule meetings and appointments
  • Maintain contact lists
  • Produce and distribute correspondence memos, letters, faxes and forms
  • Assist in the preparation of regularly scheduled reports
  • Develop and maintain a filing system
  • Order office supplies
  • Submit and reconcile expense reports
  • Provide general support to visitors
  • Provide information by answering questions and requests
  • Research and creates presentations
  • Generate reports
  • Handle multiple projects
  • Prepare and monitor invoices
  • Develop administrative staff by providing information, educational opportunities and experiential growth opportunities
  • Ensure operation of equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; calling
  • or repairs; maintaining equipment inventories; evaluating new equipment and techniques
  • Maintain supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating
  • needed supplies; placing and expediting orders for supplies; verifying receipt of supplies
  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops;
  • Reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in
  • rofessional societies
  • Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed
  • Carry out administrative duties such as filing, typing, copying, binding, scanning etc.
  • Organize travel arrangements for senior managers
  • Write letters and emails on behalf of other office staff
  • Book conference calls, rooms, taxis, couriers, hotels etc.
  • Cover the reception desk when required
  • Maintain computer and manual filing systems
  • Handle sensitive information in a confidential manner
  • Take accurate minutes of meetings
  • Coordinate office procedures
  • Reply to email, telephone or face to face enquiries
  • Develop and update administrative systems to make them more efficient
  • Resolve administrative problems
  • Receive, sort and distribute the mail
  • Answer telephone calls and pass them on
  • Manage staff appointments
  • Oversee and supervise the work of junior staff
  • Maintain up-to-date employee holiday records
  • Coordinate repairs to office equipment
  • Greet and assist visitors to the office
  • Photocopy and print out documents on behalf of other colleagues

We will only consider applicants living locally or able to commute to Lake Success for this position.

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