Import and export service assistant - Salary and Career
Agents, assistants and administrative assistants

Import and export service assistant - Career description, activities, functions and salary

They perform support services in the areas of human resources, administration, finance and logistics, assist suppliers and customers, providing and receiving information about products and services, dealing with various documents, complying with all the necessary procedures related to them. They work in the granting of microcredit to micro-entrepreneurs, serving clients in the field and in the branches, prospecting clients in the communities.

How much does an Import and export service assistant earn

A Import and export service assistant earns between $1.266 and $3.429 per month, with an average monthly salary of $1.771 and a median salary of $1.545 according to an Averwage.com salary survey along with to data of professionals hired and fired by companies in the labor market.

Our research is based on the salaries of 14.474 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).


Salary ranges for the Import and export service assistant

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 1.771 21.257 443 8
1º Quartile 1.266 15.187 316 6
Median Salary 1.545 18.540 386 7
3º Quartile 2.615 31.380 654 12
Higher Salary 3.429 41.146 857 16


Professional job categories

  • Administrative services workers
    • officers
      • general clerks, agents, assistants and administrative assistants
        • agents, assistants and administrative assistants

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Main workplaces

Agents, assistants and administrative assistants they work in the most varied branches of public or private activities. They are employed with a formal contract and are organized as a team, with occasional supervision. The work environment is closed and the hours are daytime. The category of assistants was extinguished in public bodies and their functions are performed by administrative assistants. In the case of the private area, the category of assistants and assistants seems to be in the process of being extinguished and their functions are being incorporated by assistants or interns. Microcredit agents work with communities, in open environments.


What does it take to work in the field of Agents, assistants and administrative assistants

To access the occupations of this occupational family, a complete high school education is required, one to two years of professional experience and, for some occupations, a basic qualification course.


Functions and activities of Import and export service assistant

Agents, assistants and administrative assistants must:

  • demonstrate personal skills;
  • prepare reports, forms and spreadsheets;
  • follow up administrative processes;
  • monitor project performance;
  • run support routines in the human resources area;
  • prospect customers;
  • track administrative processes;
  • monitor administrative proceedings;
  • execute support routines in the human resources area;
  • prepare reports, forms and sheets;
  • handle documents;
  • monitor venture performance;
  • fill in documents;
  • process documents;
  • run support routines in human resources area;
  • service customers and/or suppliers;
  • prospecting customers;
  • provide logistical support;
  • serving customers and/or suppliers;
  • serve customers and/or suppliers;
  • treat documents;
  • fill documents;
  • prospecting clients;
  • monitor administrative processes;

  • Activities

    • contact prospective customers (telemarketing);
    • request travel resources;
    • survey the need for material;
    • guide management procedures;
    • record incoming and outgoing documents;
    • demonstrate flexibility;
    • archive documents;
    • schedule events;
    • create organizational charts, flowcharts and schedules;
    • scan documents;
    • empower customers;
    • format documents;
    • prepare correspondence;
    • note property transfers;
    • sieve documents;
    • making a socio-economic survey of the customer;
    • intermediate contacts;
    • request delivery of documents;
    • demonstrate initiative;
    • control employee attendance;
    • monitor organization charts, flowcharts and schedules;
    • register claim notices;
    • demonstrate persistence;
    • receive documents;
    • building lists of potential customers;
    • register customer complaints;
    • request documents;
    • analyze the economic and financial feasibility of the enterprise;
    • perform cadastral research;
    • dispatch letters and memos;
    • receive customers and/or suppliers;
    • provide information about products and services;
    • assist in the organization of internal events;
    • perform accountability;
    • fill in forms and/or records;
    • demonstrate organizational skills;
    • check economic and financial indexes;
    • execute personnel admission routines;
    • issue notifications;
    • check invoices, payment invoices and slips;
    • find administrative processes;
    • fill in personnel movement form;
    • assist in the preparation of the payroll;
    • enter accounting entries notes;
    • request materials;
    • collect signatures;
    • demonstrate observation skills;
    • check requested material;
    • overcoming adverse situations;
    • perform preventive collection;
    • prepare minutes;
    • demonstrate self-control;
    • execute personnel dismissal routines;
    • perform recruitment and selection procedures;
    • control the dispatch of pouches and receipts;
    • check data and dates;
    • check established deadlines;
    • request the purchase of materials;
    • control the execution of general services (cleaning, transport, surveillance);
    • work as a team;
    • control execution of general services (cleaning, transport, surveillance);
    • protocol documents;
    • collect data;
    • mapping area of operation;
    • monitor order progress;
    • find documents;
    • collect personal references;
    • update information;
    • propose credit renewal;
    • demonstrate empathy;
    • provide company information;
    • identify partners in the community;
    • disclosure of microcredit program;
    • delivering informative lectures;
    • submit opinions;
    • give administrative support to the training area;
    • sort documents;
    • demonstrate ease of communication;
    • check credit allocation;
    • control office material;
    • request copies of documents;
    • identify the nature of customer requests;
    • provide return of out of specification material;
    • assist in personnel control (leave, vacation, hours extras...);
    • convey credibility;
    • check economic and financial indices;
    • renegotiate debt;
    • write minutes;
    • organize meetings;
    • update employee data;
    • establishing a visit itinerary;
    • request payments;
    • visit bodies and institutions;
    • issue certificates and policies;
    • communicate permission to enter visitors;
    • update planning data;
    • take copies of documents;
    • collect overdue installments;
    • assist in personnel evaluation;
    • organize events;
    • distribute documents;
    • enter texts and spreadsheets;
    • organize gift delivery;
    • give operational support for the preparation of technical manuals;
    • clarify doubts;
    • demonstrate negotiation skills;
    • search prices;
    • demonstrate language adaptability;
    • convalidate publication of acts;
    • identify irregularities in documents;
    • organize the sector;
    • prepare spreadsheets;
    • request the negative of cpf (spc, serasa, etc.);
    • perform calculations;
    • empower personnel;
    • visit community (commerce, services, homes);
    • control shipment of pouches and receipts;
    • conduct meetings with customers (proposal, concession, collection);
    • enter text and spreadsheets;
    • adjust contracts;
    • define credit conditions (amount, term, guarantee);
    • advise employees about rights and duties;
    • demonstrate creativity;
    • participate in the credit committee;
    • follow up notifications of non-compliance;
    • identify the profile of customers and/or suppliers;
    • distribute office material;
    • fill in endorsement proposals and insurance renewals in general;
    • update records;
    • check the veracity of information collected in the field;
    • forward internal protocols;
    • write deeds of purchase and sale;
    • check documents;
    • check calculations;
    • control receipt and distribution of benefits (transportation vouchers, etc. );
    • request registration information;
    • confer assets given in guarantee;
    • register deaths, marriages and births;
    • control mailing and receipts;
    • issue invitation letters in purchasing and service processes;


    Sectors that hire Import and export service assistant the most in the job market

    • temporary labor lease
    • comissaria de despachos
    • road transport of cargo, except dangerous goods and removals, intercity, interstate and international
    • maritime agency activities
    • customs broker activities
    • forwarding of cargo
    • general warehouses - issuance of warrant
    • terminal operations
    • wholesale of other machinery and equipment
    • retail merchandise in general, with predominance of food products - supermarkets




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