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English definition of “administrative assistant”

administrative assistant

noun [C]     WORKPLACE
someone whose job is to do tasks such as arranging meetings, typing letters, etc. for someone: He works as an administrative assistant in a financial services organization.
(Definition of administrative assistant noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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