Our client is seeking an Administrative Assistant to join their team in Beaverton, OR. As an Administrative Assistant, you'll perform a wide range of administrative duties, including complex Outlook calendaring; internal customer service over the phone, electronically and in-person; preparing correspondence; producing, editing and reformatting documents; preparing expense reports and purchase orders; updating organizational charts; coordinating department or equipment moves; and providing support to a diverse team of people with a variety of management styles. You'll also respond tactfully and promptly to inquiries and problems within your scope of established authority; handle confidential information; serve as the central contact for general department information; work in coordination with other operations staff; and coordinate a full range of meeting, event and travel arrangements.
Administrative Assistant Qualifications:
High School diploma or GED.
4-5 years of experience as an administrative assistant or other support role in a professional business environment.
Higher level of education may be substituted for years of experience.
Intermediate-level Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and Keynote/PowerPoint proficiency.
Strong written and verbal communication skills required.
Proven ability to work in a fast-paced, results-oriented, team environment.
Strong organization skills and the ability to prioritize multiple tasks.
Ability to take initiative, follow-through on requests until completion, and utilize a keen attention to detail.
Must be comfortable with ambiguity and be resourceful enough to find solutions on your own.
Previous experience working with travel arrangements and scheduling is strongly preferred.
Benefits are available to eligible VanderHouwen contractors and include coverage for medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long-term disability, and matching 401k.
VanderHouwen is an award-winning, Women-Owned, WBENC certified professional staffing firm. Founded in 1987, VanderHouwen has been successfully placing experienced professionals throughout the Pacific Northwest and nationwide. Our recruitment teams are highly specialized in either Technology and IT, Engineering, or Accounting and Finance career markets. Our recruiters value building meaningful, professional relationships with each candidate as well as developing honed knowledge of companies' staffing needs and workplaces. Partner with us to land your next exciting career.
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