Office Administrator

Job Location US-NC-Raleigh
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2/9/2018 8:53 AM)
Job ID
# of Openings
General Administrative
Relocation Assistance

Job Description

Dewberry is a leading, market-facing professional services firm with more than 50 locations and 2,000 professionals nationwide. What sets us apart from our competitors are our people. At Dewberry, we seek out exceptional talent and strive to deliver the highest quality of services to our clients. Whether you’re an experienced professional or a new graduate, you’ll have the chance to collaborate with the best and brightest and work on innovative and complex projects at the forefront of the industry. Our commitment to excellence stems from our personal integrity and from other defining attributes, which we call “Dewberry at Work,” that have inspired our employees to be successful for more than a half-century.


Dewberry is currently seeking an Office Administrator to join our Raleigh, NC office to perform a variety of advanced administrative functions in a fast-paced environment. This is an excellent career opportunity for an enthusiastic and talented individual to join and support a team of outstanding professionals in a growing, multi-discipline group.  Typical projects are diverse and require strong technical capabilities.


  • Functions involve the supervision and/or daily coordination of administrative work which is tied to the executive, as well as professional and technical staff with appropriate and timely status updates.
  • Exercise discretion, initiative, judgment, and knowledge of company practices, polices and organization.
  • Support annual service line processes (marketing, budget and strategic plans).
  • Efficiently manage multiple projects concurrently.
  • Conduct research as required and create presentations following established corporate guidelines.
  • Create, edit and maintain; forms, templates, reports, graphs, specifications, and letters in Microsoft office programs in concert with established guidelines.
  • Effectively and efficiently schedule meetings, make travel arrangements, and handle other office logistics for Executive Managers.
  • Lead tracking systems and methodologies in order to support business development activities and schedules of office personnel.
  • Manage and provide direction to junior and mid-level administrative staff.
  • Various other duties as assigned

Required Skills & Required Experience

  • High school diploma is required, Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience preferred.
  • A minimum of 10 years of experience in a professional environment, preferably an E/A firm.
  • Experience providing direction to administrative staff.
  • Must be proactive and take initiative.
  • Must be a forward thinker and have the ability to anticipate and successfully accomplish tasks in a fast-paced environment.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Access.
  • Knowledge of Adobe Acrobat is a plus.
  • Experience in CISCO VOIP phone communication systems is a plus.
  • Experience working with local governments in administering contracts and grants is a plus.
  • Ability to become proficient in company based computer software programs and processes.
  • Strong interpersonal skills surrounding customer relations and supporting others are required.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Excellent time-management and organizational skills.
  • This position requires flexibility in order to respond to various tasks and changing demands.
  • The successful candidate will possess a positive attitude, strong work ethic, a desire to learn and grow within the firm, and strong sense of professionalism.

*At this time, Dewberry will not sponsor a new applicant for work authorization.


*Dewberry is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation.


*Prior to a final offer of employment, the selected candidate will be required to submit to a background screening which may include, but is not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, driving record check, criminal background check, and an investigative consumer report.  These screenings will be conducted by Dewberry’s background vendor of choice and will be conducted in compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local law.


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