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Senior Administrative Assistant

Wethersfield, CT

Posted: 08/01/2023 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Office Support Job Number: 10658

Job Description

Senior Administrative Assistant
Wethersfield, CT
Monday-Friday, 40 hrs/ week, Hybrid Schedule
$60-65k, depending on experience

In partnership with a great local client of ours, we are recruiting for a Senior Administrative Assistant to act as a backup to the Executive Assistant supporting the Senior Leadership Team.

  • Answer and direct phone calls to appropriate area
  • Organize and schedule appointments
  • Plan meetings
  • Write and distribute emails, correspondence memos, letters, etc.
  • Assist in the preparation of regularly scheduled reports
  • Order office supplies
  • Maintain contact lists
  • Book travel arrangements
  • Expense reporting
  • Provide general support to visitors
  • Act as the point of contact for internal and external clients
  • Serve as backup to executive and senior administrative assistants to handle requests from senior leadership team

  • 3+ years of experience in an administrative role
  • High School Diploma required
  • Excellent communication and organization skills
  • Strong computer skills - particularly MS Office Suite
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize various tasks

Meet Your Recruiter

Colin Paterson
Vice President, Accounting & Finance and Office Services

Colin Paterson has over 6 years of experience in the staffing industry and leads our Office Support team here at J. Morrissey. He primarily focuses on temporary placements of office and financial professional across all industries.

Prior to joining J. Morrissey, Colin was a Contracts and Recruiting Manager at a national recruiting and staffing firm where he led a team of recruiters focusing on sourcing and filling skilled positions across manufacturing, engineering and distribution industries. While there he learned various management styles, industry trends, sales techniques and situational leadership skills.

Colin is actively involved with Quinnipiac Valley Chamber of Commerce, Bristol Continuing Education, and the Central Connecticut State University Alumni Association. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Central Connecticut State University. His recruiting and staffing industry knowledge enables him to communicate effectively with his candidates and clients to ensure good matches on both sides.

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