Every resume for administrative assistant position should contain some mandatory sections such as objective/profile, qualifications, core competencies, skills, experience and education. In case you have less or no experience, you may replace these sections with some others such as; honors and awards, extracurricular activities, certifications, professional memberships, languages, and background information.

Based on job requirements and your experiences, you may decide which sections can successfully attract employer’s interest. Categorize the contents of your resume by highlighting the important statements on the beginning of each section. Within each section, write relevant information in reverse chronological order.


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Administrative Assistant Resume Sample


Elizabeth Cooper

42 Langhorne Road, Scottsville, VA 33322
(999) 589-9999, Email


Bringing strong skills in performing secretarial tasks and exceptional proficiency in managing general office operations.

• Passionate and extremely motivated individual with 8 years’ extensive experience in administrative roles at different organizations
• Highly skilled in providing routine and complex administrative support to office
• Proven ability to gather data, compile information, maintain records and calendar, meeting requests and travel arrangements
• Effective skills in scheduling appointments
• Competent at managing databases and generating periodical reports
• Proficient in liaising between the company and other agencies
• Special talent for answering phones and greeting walk-in customers


• Demonstrated ability to use office equipment effectively
• MS Office Suite including PowerPoint, Excel, Word, Outlook
• MS Project
• Internet and Email including Outlook

Communication and Interpersonal
• Ability to multitask and manage priorities effectively
• Demonstrated analytic and problem solving skills
• Good attention to detail and well hones stress management skills
• Bilingual – English and French
• Able to manage conference calls effectively
• Meticulous attention to detail

SELECTED ACCOMPLISHMENTS (See: Administrative Assistant Accomplishments)
• Attained Employee of the Quarter award by providing excellent administrative support services to the marketing department which resulted in $400000 increase in revenue
• Organized administrative forms data effectively, smoothed operations by 30%


ACME INC – Scottsville, VA | May 2010 – Present
Administrative Assistant

• Research each department’s need for support services and provide custom based services accordingly
• Maintain record of filing procedures and inventories
• Manage special events calendar for all departments
• Maintain service contracts for office equipment
• Prepare requests for expenditures and order supplies as needed
• Manage correspondence
• Schedule and coordinate meetings and events

ALLIANCE IMAGING – Anchorage, AK | Jul 2007 – May 2010
General Office Clerk

• Greeted customers and guided them appropriately
• Typed, copied and distributed mail and forms
• Entered data into online system
• Filed charts and other records
• Assisted with billing and reporting functions
• Scheduled deliveries and shipments with local carriers


SOME COLLEGE, Fort Collins, CO | 2010
Office Management Training Certificate
Coursework:  Front Office Skills ~ Notetaking techniques ~ Legal and ethical issues ~ Spreadsheet ~ Office Technologies ~ Files and Recors Management ~ PowerPoint Presentations

COMMUNITY COLLEGE, Scottsville, VA | 2006
Associate Degree in Management