How to look for Admin jobs in Cape Town

With Job Mail, it is easy to find admin jobs in Cape Town, including reception, data capturing and Girl Friday positions. With the wide range of jobs available it is possible to find a position that is suited to your skills and experience. If you are looking for employment as a Girl Friday, browse through the general jobs in Cape Town to find vacancies. Positions are offered in different industries such as transportation, manufacturing and legal firms.


Girl Friday refers to an administrative assistant who helps with the everyday duties involved in running a business. The duties vary depending on the employer’s requirements and typically this position entails performing a wide range of tasks. This position may involve working as a personal assistant to one individual in the company performing duties such as shopping and running errands. A Girl Friday is usually responsible for doing general administrative jobs such as faxing, filing, photocopying and typing. This position entails answering telephones, organizing lunches for managers and handling petty cash.


One of the disadvantages of becoming a Girl Friday is that with the broad job description this position may require employees to complete tasks that they do not enjoy. Girl Fridays may be asked to assist with work that was not listed in the job advertisement and it is therefore important for applicants to clarify their responsibilities before accepting a Girl Friday position.


Full time, contract and temporary positions can be found online. Applicants should have good organizational skills, an easy-going personality and computer skills. They should be energetic and they will need to be flexible in order to perform a wide range of tasks in the office. Candidates must be well dressed and have a professional attitude. Some employers may require applicants to have a matric certificate as well as their own transportation.

Girl Friday positions are available on Job Mail and potential candidates can apply for jobs by going to the Job Mail website and registering as a job seeker. After you have created your CV, upload it to the Job Mail website and create your profile.

You can browse admin jobs in Cape Town and find a suitable position any time from a desktop or on-the-go with your mobile phone.

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