This Administrative Assistant Skills Resume is suitable for experienced in addition to entry level candidates having no experience and career changers. It is more than a list of past accomplishments but a carefully created presentation of your summary of qualifications, secretarial knowledge, skills, strengths and experiences that matches the requirements of a prospective employer or graduate chair.

Before using this example and making your own resume, review the job description to discover minimum qualifications required by employer. Relate your skills, capabilities and experience in terms that meet those requirements of the Administrative Assistant position.


Administrative Assistant Resume Tips

• Build your resume in a compelling yet simple format that demonstrate to the employer your ability to write and communicate clearly

• Use professional language and relevant keywords to show your awareness of the company and field

• Tailor your resume per employer’s requirements and keep a copy for your records and future reference

• Print on the same professional paper used for your cover letter

• Triple check for grammar and punctuation

• Entry level candidates should write a one page resume while experienced candidates may prolong it to 2 – 3 pages


Administrative Assistant Job Description

Administrative assistants carry out various secretarial and organizational duties for executives, managerial and professional employers that are essential to run a business smoothly. They make use of computer software including MS Office Suite to create spreadsheets, compose messages, handle databases, and PowerPoint presentations, reports, and documents. They also required conferring with vendors, buying supplies, managing stockrooms or commercial libraries, and getting data from a variety of sources. They are employed all over the private and public sectors.

Administrative Assistant Cover Letter
☛ Administrative Assistant Objectives


Administrative Assistant Skills Resume Example



21 Atlanta Example Avenue • Raleigh, NC 25541 • Contact # • Email Address

OBJECTIVE: Accurate, thorough, and persistent individual seeking a position as an Administrative Assistant with NEC Corporation. Offering exceptional communication, secretarial, and problem solving skills to bring a remarkable change in the overall efficiency of the office.

• Over 2 years’ varied and increasingly responsible secretarial experience
• Highly skilled in greeting customers and answering phone calls
• Proven ability to handle multiple, competing priorities in an effective manner
• Thorough knowledge of written English; grammar, spelling, vocabulary and punctuation

SPECIAL SKILLS                                     

● Customer service● Record maintenance● Transcribing dictation
● Letter drafting ● Event coordination● Staff training
● Mail handling● Travel logistics● Confidentiality
● Multicultural interaction  ● Office procedures● Supplies management

• Office Equipment: Fax machines, photocopiers, videoconferencing, PABX systems, and general office equipment
• Computer: Spreadsheet, word processing, database management, typing speed: 60 WPM
•  MS Office: Word, Excel and PowerPoint


UCB, Inc – Raleigh, NC

July 2010 – Present

Administrative Assistant

• Prepare, record, check over and proofread correspondence, invoices, presentations, brochures, publications, reports and relevant material
• Record and prepare minutes of meetings
• Organize travel schedules and book reservations
• Determine and launch office procedures
• Open and distribute incoming regular and electronic mail and other material and co-ordinate the flow of information internally and with other departments and organizations
• Set up and uphold manual and automated information filing systems
• Order workplace supplies and maintain record
• Schedule and verify appointments and meetings of managers

Key Accomplishments
• Trained and coordinated activities of internees, whose efforts resulted a $11,000 rise in revenue
• Achieved Employee of the Month Award – May 2012


Mindshare – Santa Monica, CA

Apr 2010 – July 2010

Junior Clerk / Receptionist

• Answered telephone and electronic enquiries and forwarded telephone calls and messages to appropriate person
• Greeted visitors, determine nature of dealing and send visitors to correct person
• Compiled data, statistics and supplementary information to maintain research activities

Key Accomplishments
• Reorganized administrative procedures, shortening process time by 30%
• Designed and implemented customer care strategy that increased sales by 25%

Raleigh City College – Raleigh, NC – 2005
Associate Degree in Office Administration