How to Hire a Management Assistant

Does your growing business need a Management Assistant? A Management Assistant supports the leadership team in various industries.

Here are some tips to help you find great Management Assistant candidates and make the right hire for your company.

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Management Assistants search for Jobs on Indeed*


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Salary Information

  • Common wage in US: $16.14 hourly
  • Typical wages range from $7.00$49.50 hourly
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*Indeed data (US) – Jan 2019

Why hire a Management Assistant?

The need for new staff can affect both your existing team and your bottom line. A Management Assistant hire can help your business:

• Take care of basic human resource tasks including shift scheduling, new employee training and on-boarding
• Assist in smooth plant operations by minimizing any production issues and resolving quality issues promptly
• Deliver and manage the processing of paychecks for employees and manage their tax information

Skills to look for in a great Management Assistant

Management Assistants should ideally possess strong problem-solving skills with attention to detail. They need to make sure that the company operations go on without any obstacles.

• High school diploma or GED needed
• Good knowledge of computers and MS Office with payroll processing experience
• Possess current driver’s license and clean driving history
• Strong overall business orientation with attention to detail as well
• A proactive worker with multitasking ability
• Excellent work prioritization skill and ability to follow instructions

Writing a Management Assistant job description

Job description is the reflection of the precise staffing needs. The job description of Management Assistant should be accompanied with clearly outlined job roles, duties and required skill set.

Consider including keywords that job seekers are using to search for Management Assistant jobs, such as:

• Management Trainee
• Assistant Manager
• Office Assistant Lead

Interviewing Management Assistant candidates

Strong candidates for Management Assistant positions will be confident answering questions regarding:

• Experience with plant operation and production operations
• Coordinate with different departments to make sure that all quality and machinery issues are sorted out
• How they have managed to enhance the achievement of the company’s revenue and profitability targets by ensuring smooth plant and production operations while maintaining quality control

See our list of interview questions for more examples.

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