Administrative Assistant

Richmond, VA


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Job Description

Timmons Group has been the leader in innovative design consulting within Virginia and surrounding states since 1953. With more than 200 professionals located in offices throughout Virginia and North Carolina, we offer our clients decades of senior-level experience and solve their challenges in creative ways, providing them with innovative solutions at an incredible value. We have been an Engineering News Record Top 500 Design Firm for more than 15 years and are committed to helping our clients achieve their vision. A values-based company with a clear mission to understand the unique needs of its clients, Timmons Group is dedicated to solving engineering and technology challenges because we know that helping our clients achieve their vision results in shared successes.

We are currently seeking a full time Administrative Assistant for our Richmond, VA office location.

Primary responsibilities include:
• Provide support to our internal clients. From typical clerical support such as preparing letters, answering the phone, typing, copying, coordinating mail pick-up and delivery, and any other task to lighten the load of the office staff.• Champion and lead all office events both internal employee as well as external marketing events. • Creating unforgettable first impressions for clients, employees and anyone who visits our office.

At a minimum, this individual must embody the following traits / capabilities:
An Absolute Fetish for Organization – You are the kind of person who counts down the days until the next Container Store catalog arrives! Your hangers are equally spaced in your closet. Flawless, effortless, second-nature organization, from a tidy inbox to a passion for tearing apart current filing practices only to replace them with shiny sparkling new-and-improved systems. An inherent affinity for creating and maintaining order in the face of impending chaos is essential to ensure that you love coming to work every day.
• Sedulous Communicator –Communicating incessantly with the rest of the team, making sure the most minute details are handled with the same care as the big stuff. Knowing when to ask questions. Asking questions is the only way to ensure that we are all on the same page – to make sure that everything gets done without duplication of effort.
• Multi-tasking - Ability to take on a fierce deadline without letting day-to-day responsibilities inherent to the job fall by the wayside. Must be able to spin the plates while on the phone, in the