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Word Processor or Typist

Job Summary

Responsible for data entry and information processing utilizing machines such as typewriters or computers. Prepares reports and correspondence, letters, research, and other materials.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Input data into computers at a very efficient rate of speed.
  • Set up and prepare reports.
  • Perform research as necessary.
  • Prepare letters and other correspondence.
  • Type emails and speeches.
  • Prepare mailing labels.
  • Write highly technical material.
  • Plan and key complex statistical tables.
  • Complete spreadsheets.
  • Edit material.
  • Prepare master copies for distribution and approval.
  • Input items, numbers, or other data including customer information, medical records, memberships, or licenses into computer.
  • Use scanners, electronically transmitted files, or other forms of character recognition systems.
  • Proofread entries.
  • Confer with managers on final product.