General Office Assistant Job Description

December 4th, 2010

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provides assistance in keeping an office running smoothly
  • Answers phone calls and perform specific actions depending on the situation (e.g. call forwarding, answering queries, checking appointment schedule etc.)
  • Opening and collecting mail and email
  • Sending out mail, emails, and packages
  • Photocopying documents, filing and faxing
  • Business related duties as assigned depending on the company‚Äôs profile
  • Other clerical work as assigned by immediate officer


  • Must have good organizing skills
  • Must have a working knowledge of a computer
  • Must be a fast learner and a good communicator

Education and Qualifications

  • A high school diploma or the equivalent educational attainment is required
  • Post-high school education, work or any experience is not required
  • Must look and act professional at all times
  • Must be patient and have a pleasing personality
  • Must be willing to help other people in accordance to company policies