Office Assistant

Administration / Secretarial


We are looking for an energetic Office Assistant to join our team in Amsterdam!


  • Manage accounts payable (ensure that all purchase invoices are accurate, process payments, keep related files updated, liaise with the accountant)
  • Manage accounts receivable (ensure that all sales invoices are issued and paid on time, keep related files updated)
  • Day to day HR responsibilities such as payroll monitoring, registering days off and sick days, updating personnel records, drafting employment contracts, updating the office calendar, assisting with hiring and more
  • Assist with new employee onboarding and off-boarding
  • Address employee queries regarding office matters such as travel arrangements, help with MS Outlook etc.
  • Responsible for the condition of the office at all times, making sure it is tidy, professional and clutter-free
  • Liaise with facility management vendors, including cleaning and catering
  • Responsible for office supplies (e.g. stationery, hardware, fridge replenishment, fruit etc.)
  • Greet and assist visitors
  • Manage common mailboxes and screen communication from website visitors and social media users
  • Assist with event organising (e.g. IamExpat Fair)
  • Plan company happiness events including anniversaries and team bonding activities
  • Update and maintain office policies and procedures
  • Administrative duties for executive management
  • Other duties and projects as assigned

More info

  • Starting date: March 2019
  • Part-time position: 25 - 30 hours per week (preferably divided over 5 days) at the office
  • Employment contract offered


  • Proven work experience in a relevant role (1 year minimum)
  • University degree
  • Effective user of Microsoft Office applications
  • Fluent in English (written and verbal)
  • In possession of a valid work & residence permit (if applicable)

About you

  • Ability to multitask and prioritise work
  • Motivated and energetic with a strong sense of personal accountability
  • Self-starter and action-oriented (you do not need to be told to solve a problem)
  • Excellent research, time management and organisational skills
  • Great attention to detail
  • Trustworthy, responsible and team oriented
  • Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills

Please note, that due to the volume of applications, only successful applicants will be contacted/ notified.

Work Hours:

25-30 hours per week

About the company:

IamExpat is the leading English-language online media platform, providing up-to-date information, news, job listings, housing services and lifestyle tips for internationals in the Netherlands since 2009.

IamExpat also organises the annual IamExpat Fair in Amsterdam and The Hague; a truly international one-day event designed to connect and support the expat community in the Netherlands.

IamExpat Media, the Amsterdam-based company that runs IamExpat, is an equal opportunity employer.