An attractive and well-written recommendation letter can be a decisive factor for your student or ex-employee to successfully land a new job as an administrative assistant. These days, prospective employers frequently ask candidate for a letter of recommendation from his previous employer or school. For this reason, it’s best practice to have your reference letters readily available when applying for a new job.

The following reference letter sample for an administrative assistant position will help you writing a great reference. You may modify it as per requirements.


Administrative Assistant Recommendation Letter Sample


April 8, 2015


To Whom It May Concern

It is a great pleasure to recommend Maria Smith who is applying for the position of Administrative Assistant at your firm. Maria worked as an integral administrative professional for two years. During her tenure, I was really impressed with her enthusiasm, clerical skills and professional demeanor.

As a Dedicated and meticulous individual, Maria has the ability to manage all kinds of secretarial and clerical tasks efficiently. Some of her key strengths include:

• Well-versed in supporting executives in all kinds of official work
• Highly skilled in preparing correspondence including statements, forms, reports, presentations, applications and other documents
• Demonstrated ability to efficiently respond to telephonic and personal inquiries
• In-depth knowledge of sorting and filing documents in keeping with established procedures

In addition, Maria is able to multitask effectively and expert in handling a high-volume workload.

Again, I strongly recommend Maria for the position of Administrative Assistant. She will be definitely a positive addition to your team. If you would like additional information regarding her candidacy, you may contact my office during working hours.



Davis Joseph
Senior Manager
National Technical Systems – Fremont, CA
Tel: (000) 000-9999
Email: davis @ nts . org