An administrative assistant is a crucial employee of any company. S/he is responsible to carry out a variety of tasks that ranges from necessary daily clerical work to complex administrative procedures. In order to be successful in this role, you should possess advanced computer skills together with professional ability to multitask. This lively position also demands flexibility, strong attention to detail and ability to follow instructions.
The following covering letter sample is designed to provide your resume with a solid support. This example is perfect for entry level fresh graduates who have no experience in hand. You are free to tailor it as per your requirements.
28 Example 3rd Street
Laguna Hills, CA 62587
daisy.johnson @ email . com
September 9, 2015
Ms. Abril Brown
Senior Manager (Human Resources)
323 Some Street
Laguna Hills, CA 64117
Dear Ms. Brown:
I am contented to apply for the position of Administrative Assistant at HOA Technology, as advertised on your website. I am a fresh graduate with full of energy and excellent educational record, and very keen to put my administrative and clerical acumen to effectively mange your office’s operations. Having broadly researched your company’s values and products, I was particularly interested in a pursuing a long-term career with your company.
As you will note from my enclosed resume, I possess a number of strengths and attributes which uniquely qualifies me for an administrative assistant position:
• In-depth knowledge of performing routine clerical tasks
• Demonstrated ability to greet customers in a professional manner
• Able to manage multi-line phone system; answer phone and transfer calls to appropriate person
• Highly skilled in Microsoft Office Applications specifically Word, Excel and PowerPoint
• Good working knowledge of Quick-books
• Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
• Profound customer service abilities
During my studies at Concordia University, I put my theoretical concepts into practice through a number of ways. Most successfully as an admin intern at the university where I successfully obtained hands-on experience in performing basic administrative and secretarial tasks. I possess an “always positive” attitude and the professionalism necessary to grow in a fast paced environment.
I am excited about utilizing my potential to contribute HOA Technology’s success. I will call you after a week to follow-up and see if it is appropriate to arrange an interview. In the meantime, I can be reached at (000) 987-1113 or via email at daisy.johnson @ email . com.
Thank you for your time and consideration.
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