Job Application - Administrative Assistant

DPA is currently seeking an experienced Administrative Assistant

Desired Experience/Skills:

  • Minimum 3 years of prior administrative experience; previous experience in an architectural firm a plus. Associates or Bachelor’s degree highly desirable.
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, Outlook & PowerPoint)
  • Type 60+ WPM
  • Superior verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent phone etiquette
  • Highly organized with great attention to detail
  • Light accounting experience
  • Ability to multi-task, and a “can do” attitude
  • Ability to work independently with little supervision
  • Punctuality and impeccable attendance is a must for this position.


  • Answering, screening and routing incoming phone calls
  • Greeting and directing office visitors
  • Maintain travel, conference and seminar arrangements
  • Assist production personnel in project administration
  • Typing, filing, and copying
  • Various administrative support duties for office of 15
  • Preparing, proofreading and editing correspondence, marketing proposals, specifications and office manuals
  • Assist in marketing efforts including coordination of trade shows, preparation of marketing materials, and maintaining updates to company website
  • Basic accounting and HR tasks
  • Maintaining office environment & supplies
  • Maintaining office schedules and master calendar
  • Database management
  • Preparing packages for shipping or overnight delivery
  • Schedules and coordinates vendor lunch n’ learn seminars.

[vc_separator][vc_column width="1/2" css=".vc_custom_1500562879876{padding-top: 50px !important;}"]Located in Irvine, California, Douglas Pancake Architects (DPA) is a boutique architectural practice serving the senior housing and healthcare industry across the Western United States. DPA is a close-knit group of compassionate and talented individuals whose passions are focused on creating supportive, meaningful and healing environments for the frailest and most vulnerable members of our community. We continue to enjoy prosperity and success despite the struggling economy and are currently in growth mode.

DPA is seeking like-minded, motivated individuals to join our practice. First considered are candidates who possess the core qualities of compassion, enthusiasm, strong character, high intellect and strong interpersonal skills.[/vc_column][vc_column width="1/2"]

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19000 MacArthur Blvd., Ste. 500
Irvine, CA 92612
Phone: (949) 720-3850
Fax: (949) 720-3843

19000 MacArthur Blvd., Ste. 500
Irvine, CA 92612
Phone: (949) 720-3850
Fax: (949) 720-3843

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