Madison has been recruiting Business Support and Administration roles since we started in 1998, and we’re well positioned to provide industry insights and advice to our candidates and clients alike.

Why choose a job in this industry?

Business Support is  the core of an organisation, and often the function that keeps the rest of the business running smoothly. There’s been a shift away from single-focus roles, and the new generation of business support jobs are filled with variety and opportunities to ‘wear many hats’, making it a a great space to begin or build a career.

Working in Business Support and Administration offers a wide range of responsibilities, exposure to different areas of an organisation and interactions with various stakeholders. The result is a highly desirable and easily transferable skill set. 

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How can we help?

Need to hire?

Employers, you can rely on us to find and secure the best Business Support and Administration candidates in the market. We can help you find your next great team member, whether you need a temporary Front of House person, an HR Administrator for a short term contract, or a permanent Executive Assistant. 

Looking for a job?

Our business support team are here to help you find and secure your ideal job. We advise you on the recruitment process, matching your skills, experience and goals with potential opportunities. We have an established network of  companies we support which means we get the best of available jobs to share with you. 


What types of Business Support and Administration jobs do you recruit for?

The short answer is—all of them!

Madison has expertise in this sector, and a long history of working with great NZ companies to find them business support staff, so whatever type of role and level you are looking for, we can help. We recruit everything from entry-level, Data Entry administrator roles, to Executive Assistant to the CEO of a global organisation.

Here are some of the job titles we recruit for on a daily basis: Receptionist, Administrator, Coordinator, Personal Assistant,  Executive Assistant, Human Resources Administrator, Accounts Administrator, Office Manager.

Each of these roles will look slightly different, depending on the industry in which you are working, the size of the business, the level of the job. Job descriptions will be a helpful tool in helping you to decide what’s right for you.

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Why should I choose Madison as my recruiter?
I'm not in New Zealand, do you hire job seekers from other countries?

Industry Report

Read more about the Business Support & Administration employment market, trends and insights, view the salary guide, plus intel on what to expect for the year ahead.

The Latest Business Support &
Administration Jobs

If you are an experienced Executive Assistant looking for a new role in the Waikato, then we want to hear from you!     The role: Our client is a government organisation with a great company culture; they are looking for an Executive assistant to

  • 20 minutes drive from Te Rapa
  • On-site parking available
  • Office based role

Title: Executive Assistant Location: Wellington, New Zealand (near the train station) About the Company: An esteemed government agency in Wellington is seeking an experienced Executive Assistant. This organization plays a vital role in

  • An exciting opportunity within a dedicated team.
  • A collaborative and supportive work environment.
  • Competitive salary and benefits package

Are you an experienced and dynamic individual with a passion for supporting business growth and fostering positive change? We are seeking an Executive Assistant/Business Manager to join our client and play a crucial role in assisting the inspiring CEO

  • Remote work but must be based in Auckland
  • 20 hours per week across five days, really flexible hours
  • Working alongside an inspiring leader