As administration is a general term for the work required to run a business or an organisation, the job of Administrator provides a lot of scope for enjoying a range of management responsibilities in a variety of employment settings. Administrators work in human resources departments, sales support and as personal assistants or secretaries. There are also Administrator posts concerned with database management and computer operating systems.
Administrators may be responsible to maintaining an overview of a company's finances, marketing, personnel and customer service. In some companies, administrators provide clerical support to directors or managers and may also be required to take minutes of meetings, manage diaries and deal with customer enquiries.