- An administrative assistant resume needs to show the type
of office environment you worked, such as the level of management you
provided office support to and the type of external clients you interacted
A resume for an administrative
assistant covers a broad scope of what a secretary does - from setting up
meetings and conferences to preparing Excel spreadsheet reports to
coordinating ad hoc projects.
A Summary or Profile section is a
good idea because it will give the reader a sense for how well rounded and
qualified you are. This would include the industry(ies) you worked, the
level of executives you worked for/with, and your skills and education
level, along with many soft skills.
Achievements should focus on
projects and special events, and anything you've done that resulted in
customer satisfaction, saving the company money, and taking on added
DEFINE THE TYPE OF ADMIN POSITION YOU ARE SEEKING:
Office Support Clerk
Office Support Temp
Here are sample
for an admin resume:
Provide administrative support to
three department VPs in all areas of __________, ___________, and
Create document templates and
establish procedures to ensure the efficient handling of __________ and
Coordinate various projects for
company-wide department managers, including ____________ and ______________.
Assist with general bookkeeping
in the areas of ______, ______ and ______. Work out payment options for
customers in arrears.
Here are sample sentences for admin cover letters:
Thank you for taking the time to review
my resume in consideration for the Administrative Assistant position. I believe
you will find my twelve years of experience managing the day-to-day business
affairs of corporate executives.
I am highly dependable, creative, and technology
savvy. I am highly adept at managing multiple priorities and keep all concerned
My resume is attached to provide you will
the details of my background. I welcome the chance to speak with you by phone or
to meet in person to discuss how my background as an administrative assistant is
a good fit.
Here are key words /
for customer service reps: