Desk Assistant Job Description Template

This Desk Assistant job description has been created by Tiger Recruitment as a basic template for our clients’ benefit. It is generic and will need to be tailored to the specifics of each company’s requirements.

Desk Assistant job description

Key responsibilities:

  • Assisting a busy team with day-to-day administration
  • Preparing and working with Excel spreadsheets and PowerPoint presentations
  • Acting as the first point of contact for all incoming calls, taking accurate, detailed messages where necessary
  • Organising multiple diaries
  • Putting together details travel itineraries
  • Writing, proofing, creating and distributing client packs, contracts and similar documents 
  • Meeting and greeting clients and visitors as required
  • Point of contact for other departments within the bank

Essential requirements:

  • At least two years relevant experience 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Competent with all Microsoft Office packages
  • Polite telephone manner

Desirable qualities:

  • Numerate
  • Extremely organised
  • Resourceful in the face of adversity 
  • Thrives in a fast-paced environment 


  • Competitive salary and bonus
  • Gym membership
  • Company phone 
  • Pension scheme 
  • Health care
  • 25 holidays per annum

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