Administrative Assistant in Waltham, MA at Benchmark Senior Living

Date Posted: 1/13/2022

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Want to make your mark? Join Benchmark, a new type of senior living company. At Benchmark, we impact lives through human connection. We are thought leaders creating quality experiences and inspiring personal growth for all who engage with us. We just happen to imagine, build and manage beautiful, private-pay communities geared toward older adults. Are you Called to Care about your work, other people and making a difference? Do you believe that people and teams are Better Together than going it alone? Are you always striving to Be the Benchmark by which all others are measured? Then our core values match. Connect with us and to what truly matters!

Benchmark Senior Living is seeking an Administrative Assistant in our Corporate Office in Waltham.

The Administrative Assistant is responsible for working closely with the admin team in their work to support the executives and their teams.  This role will help coordinate meetings and schedules, assist with projects, greet guests, and answer phones.



  • Assist with meeting arrangements including set up, breakdown, and ordering meals
  • Assist with travel arrangements
  • Assist with calendar/schedules appointments
  • Maintains office organization (filing, typing, copying, mailing lists, etc.)
  • Answer / screen incoming calls
  • Sort / distribute incoming mail
  • Greet and direct guests, and maintain visitor log for contact tracing
  • Work with accounting to code priority invoices for payment
  • Prepare expense/AMEX reports
  • Assist with annual conference registration /planning (NIC, Argentum, etc.)
  • Produce PowerPoint presentations as directed
  • Create/respond/file/track letters
  • Maintain office equipment
  • Order stationery and badges through corporate vendor
  • Assist Admin Team with monthly Length of Service awards for communities
  • Assist Admin Team with monthly and quarterly HO meetings, including Length of Service awards

Public Relations

  • Recognize opportunities to market Benchmark Senior Living communities and acts upon them as appropriate
  • View the community associates as the customer


Job Requirements


  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Including but not limited to Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook), as well as familiarity with the Internet and its search tools.
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational, oral, and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of office equipment and ability to trouble shoot problems.


  • High School graduate or equivalent certificate; Associates degree preferred.
  • 3 to 5 years progressive experience in office support.