administrative assistant

Description

Administrative assistants perform administrative and office support for supervisors. They perform a variety of tasks, such as answering telephone calls, receiving and directing visitors, ordering office supplies, maintaining the office facilities running smoothly, and ensuring that equipment and appliances work properly.

Alternative label

  • general office clerk

  • clerical assistant

  • administrative office assistant

  • office administrator

  • office clerk

  • executive administrative assistant

  • administrative office worker

  • communications assistant

Regulatory aspect

To see if and how this occupation is regulated in EU Member States, EEA countries or Switzerland please consult the Regulated Professions Database of the Commission. Regulated Professions Database: http://ec.europa.eu/growth/single-market/services/free-movement-professionals/qualifications-recognition_en

Hierarchy

Narrower occupations

Essential skills and competences

Essential Knowledge

Optional skills and competences

Optional Knowledge

Status

released

Concept URI

http://data.europa.eu/esco/occupation/044d78cc-f62f-4532-83a5-8e04f2889652