Clerk, Receptionist & Administrative Jobs

May 2, 2022

Clerk, Receptionist, & Administrative Jobs

Administrative & Office Careers

If you choose a career as an administrative assistant, receptionist or office clerk, it’s your responsibility to keep the office running smoothly. Office administrators play a critical role in companies of all sizes, ensuring effective organization, clear communication, and at times efficient project management. 

There are several important skills employers expect office administrator candidates to have:

  • Basic computer literacy
  • Organizational skills
  • Scheduling and planning ability 
  • Effective time management
  • Good verbal and written communication

If you’re interested in a career as an office administrator, you might be wondering what the day-to-day looks like for various types of jobs. The team at Friday Staffing can help you understand what you can expect in these rewarding careers and connect you with available positions. 

Office Clerk Duties

An office clerk is typically responsible for tasks that help to keep an office running smoothly. Duties and responsibilities vary based on the workplace or industry, but on any given day this job may include activities, such as:

  • Handle incoming/outgoing mail
  • Send memos and emails
  • Make travel arrangements
  • Organize office documentation
  • Monitor office inventory and order supplies
  • Create agendas and take meeting notes

Receptionist Duties

Receptionists are often the first point of contact with customers, either on the phone or when they visit an office. That’s why it’s critical for receptionists to have great communication and customer service skills. Typically, receptionists spend a great deal of time on the phone, answering and directing calls. But, they often take on other administrative responsibilities. Daily duties of a receptionist include tasks, such as:

  • Schedule meetings and appointments 
  • Make travel arrangements
  • Answer customer questions
  • Organize documentation
  • Direct visitors to various locations 
  • Distribute incoming/outgoing mail

Administrative Assistant Duties

Administrative Assistants serve management and executive teams with a variety of skills that keep businesses running efficiently. The complexity of the tasks required of an administrative assist can vary but typically include duties, such as:

  • Answer phones and greet visitors
  • Schedule meetings, appointments and maintain calendars
  • Distribute incoming/outgoing mail
  • Prepare documentation and reports
  • Write and edit various communications
  • Create and maintain organization systems
  • Manage or record account transactions 
  • Perform basic bookkeeping

Benefits of Working with Friday Staffing

Whether you’re just starting your career or you’re a seasoned office administrator, Friday Staffing can help you find a position that fits perfectly with your interests and skills. As a full-service employment agency, we’re dedicated to helping the businesses of the Western North Carolina region thrive, placing the right people to the right job – every time.

One way we accomplish our mission is to set our candidates up for success. Our team is ready with answers and helpful advice, including resources to help you land a position you’ll love

Apply Today

If you’re ready to take the next step toward a rewarding career, review open administrative positions and apply today!


If you see a lot of potential in yourself – so do we! Start your job search and learn about the opportunities and benefits offered.


Friday Services is independent and locally owned. We offer Western North Carolina employers strategic flexibility with greater attention to detail.