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Administrative Assistant


Admin and Secretarial

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Edmonton, AB - (CAN) 10031 101 Street AB Edmonton , AB - T5J 0H9 Phone : 780-420-0110



Job Description

Administrative Assistant

With over 60 years of experience in the Alberta marketplace, Manpower specializes in matching great talent with great companies. In tandem with our client, Manpower is seeking an Administrative Assistant, to fulfill a temporary contract in Edmonton.

This position performs a wide range of administrative and office support activities for the department and/or managers and supervisors to facilitate the efficient operation of the organization. In this role you will:

* Answer, screen and transfer inbound phone calls

* Receive and direct visitors and clients

* Perform general clerical duties including photocopying, fax and mailing

* Maintain electronic and hard copy filing system

* Retrieve documents from filing system

* Handle requests for information and data

* Resolve administrative problems and inquiries

* Prepare written responses to routine enquiries

* Prepare and modify documents including correspondence, reports, drafts, memos and emails

* Schedule and coordinate meetings, appointments and travel arrangements for managers or supervisors

* Prepare agendas for meetings and prepare schedules

* Record, compile, transcribe and distribute minutes of meetings

* Open, sort and distribute incoming correspondence

* Maintain office supply inventories

* Coordinate maintenance of office equipment

* Coordinate and maintain records for staff, telephones, parking and petty cash

To be successful in this role, you will have:

* Previous experience in an administrative position

* Computer skills and knowledge of relevant software

* Knowledge of operation of standard office equipment

* Experience with clerical and administrative procedures and systems such as filing and record keeping

* Knowledge of principles and practices of basic office management

* Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

* Ability to organize, plan and prioritize

* Able to assess situations and problem solve

* High attention to detail and accuracy

* Demonstrate flexibility and adaptability in a fast paced environment

* Able to work well in a team environment

* Strong focus on customer service

In addition to gaining valuable experience with industry leading companies, Manpower rewards associates with:

* Medical, Dental, and Life Insurance benefits

* Vacation and General Holiday Pay

* Weekly pay via direct deposit

* Complimentary access to Manpower's online university (over 5000 courses powered by


* Referral bonus program

Please apply online and / or create and manage your profile at Alternatively, you can email us at or contact us at 780.420.0110 and ask for our Office Team.

Manpower would like to thank all applicants for their interest; however, due to the number of individuals applying to positions at Manpower, only successful applicants will be contacted. All other resumes will be retained for future opportunities.

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