What is an Administrator?
An administrator is a vital job in any business. They work with everybody from the Chief Executive to apprentices.
What do they do?
Generally the roles of administrator’s include:
-Answering the phones
-Sorting out the post
-Ordering office supplies
-Managing the company diaries/ call log
What qualifications do I need to become an Administrator?
-A good understanding of excel and word
-Accounts Package (Preferable)
What skills/experience will an employer look for?
-Good communication skills both verbally and written
-Excellent Team Player
-Good basic computer skills, i.e. Microsoft Word, Powerpoint and Excel
-Efficient organisational skills
-Knowledge of health and safety guidelines
What salary can I expect?
The salary between the jobs can vary, but generally it ranges between £13k- £20k per year.
Who might employ an Administrator?
An administrator would likely be employed to sit on reception at a leisure facility.
What are the best things about being an Administrator?
As an administrator you get to work with a wide range of individuals in the business, therefore making the job more interesting. There is a good possibility of career progression due to working with a range of people and learning about what they do, and how they do it. You will have an opportunity to work on skills such as communication and working within a team.
Are there any drawbacks?
Generally the salary is relatively low, and you may not get the credit you deserve for doing a very good job.
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