Front Desk Administrator
in Halifax, NS

Halifax, NS
Entry Level
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Competition Number: ADS17058-CB

Our client, a local non-profit organization, is seeking a Front Desk Administrator for a contract opportunity in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Working with this highly reputable organization and acting as the front line for all inquiries and in-office visitors, the successful candidate possesses a high level of empathy and compassion and is accustomed to working in a confidential and professional environment.


  • Reception (phone calls, email, general inquiries)
  • Maintaining electronic databases and records
  • Collecting physical mail and arranging for couriers
  • Assisting with fundraising initiatives and events
  • Assisting with meeting coordination and facilitation
  • Ordering and maintaining office supplies
  • Other duties and project support work as required


  • Post-secondary education in business or office administration
  • 3+ years' experience in an administrative role
  • Proficiency using MS Office Suite and ability to learn new programs quickly
  • Empathetic with excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with competing priorities
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to take initiative
  • Strong team player

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We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Administrative Staffing is a specialist recruitment company focusing exclusively on the placement of administrative professionals. We offer candidates a wide range of job opportunities, current knowledge of the employment market, and a commitment to ensuring best "fit" with every placement. To view more job opportunities or for more information on Administrative Staffing please visit us at

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About Administrative Staffing

A little bit about us

Administrative Staffing a specialist recruitment firm based in Halifax, Nova Scotia catering to the needs of a broad spectrum of clients throughout the province. Focusing on a wide variety of administrative positions, we assist employers with the candidate search process and meet with qualified candidates looking for that next, great opportunity.

Established in 2006, Administrative Staffing is a division within its parent company, JMS Accountant Staffing Ltd., which began in 2002. Due to ongoing client requests from our Accountant Staffing division for administrative candidates, we started the division holding the same, high standards of service and a specialized focus.

Our business is people. We listen carefully to employers and candidates to understand their needs so that we can match the skills, experience and goals of our candidates with the exact requirements of the employer. It's all about "fit".

What types of roles do we fill?

We focus on junior, intermediate and senior level administrative positions throughout Nova Scotia. Examples of roles we recruit for include (but are not limited to):

Office Manager
Executive Assistant
Administrative Assistant
Data Entry
HR Assistant
Marketing Assistant
Medical/Dental Office Administrator
Medical Transcriptionist
Legal Administrator

Check out our sister company Accountant Staffing for other opportunities.

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