LOCATION: Wilmington, NC


POSITION DESCRIPTION:  Successful candidate will serve as the lead Administrative Assistant for our Wilmington office and will also assume the role of corporate human resources (HR) coordinator, commensurate with qualifications. Administrative Assistant duties include receiving guests, receiving and directing phone calls and mail, preparing packages for shipment, ordering and maintaining office supplies, maintaining the office filing system, database entry, making deliveries, and administrative project support for technical staff. Project support may include generating correspondence, spreadsheets, presentations and other electronic documents as needed. HR duties include administration of employee benefits; oversight of corporate compliance with labor laws; employee HR orientation and training; development/update of HR policies for approval by the Board of Directors; and maintenance of personnel files. Successful candidate will also assist a Vice President in scheduling, tracking and preparing for various marketing activities and will have the opportunity to grow with this dynamic company in a rewarding, service-oriented environment. The ideal candidate is a skilled and energetic professional that enjoys supporting project teams and seeks challenging, but rewarding work. This is a full-time position.


Note: Only candidates who follow all steps for how to apply will be considered. 




  • Bachelor degree in communications, business, or related field

  • Two years of experience in HR support role

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook as well as Adobe Acrobat; familiar with Access; Experience with Publisher a plus.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Organized and efficient

  • Highly motivated to work independently

  • Attentive to detail

  • Exhibits a high level of professionalism

  • Capable of moderate lifting (generally 25 pounds or less)

  • Capable of operating a motor vehicle, including valid driver license


HIGHFILL offers a business atmosphere that supports employee professional development and advancement. We offer an attractive benefits package that is competitive with large firms while providing the appealing work environment of a small, growing firm.




 1.   Prepare cover letter (1 page maximum). Include what interests you about this position and how you          meet or exceed the minimum qualifications.

 2.   Prepare current resume. Include dates for education and previous experience.

 3.   Download and complete the Qualifications Questionnaire (click here to download)

 4.   Email questionnaire, cover letter, and resume to: