To get noticed in present day’s job market, an effective resume for executive support positions is a must. Employers on average scan a resume in 10 to 20 seconds. This means the format, layout, and summary/objective must be really well chalked out and targeted in order to grab the reader’s attention.

Guidelines

• Present your experience supported by quantified accomplishments in small bullet points.

• Showcase your most selling skills in the summary, based on what the specific employers are buying; or seeking in the ideal candidate.

• Pay special attention to the job advertisement as you write your resume. Focus on the language they have used and use similar language and keywords as you tailor your resume.

See also: Cover Letter for Executive Administrative Assistant Resume

 

Executive Administrative Assistant Resume Sample 1 (Basic Version)

 

Gregg Forrest

902 Highland Boulevard – New Castle, DE 82828
(020) 999-9999, Email


Seeking a position as an Executive Administrative Assistant at ABC Company using effective time management skills along with high level of discretionary decision making in order to ensure smooth office operations.

HIGHLIGHTS OF QUALIFICATIONS
• 5+ years’ experience in general office administration
• Proven record of managing administrative support functions proactively
• Hands-on experience in interfacing with external companies regarding sensitive information
• In depth knowledge of strategically maintaining schedules and coordinating business travel logistics
• Extremely skilled in facilitating information flow between different departments and key program members

TECHNICAL SKILLS

• Microsoft Office• Outlook• Database & Spreadsheet
• CRM• E-file System• Online Inventory
• Windows & Mac• Social Media•  Typing Speed: 60 WPM

SELECTED ACCOMPLISHMENTS

• Held workshops to determine range of activities, scope of mission and persons of position for key program member
• Awarded with a promotion following excellence in maintaining budgets, presentations and strategic planning materials for the company

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Curtin Core Technology – New Castle, DE
Executive Administrative Assistant | Mar 2008 – Feb 2013
• Provided administrative support to vice president and other executives
• Scheduled and maintained complex calendars
• Arrange and coordinated travel plans
• Reconciled invoices and expense reports
• Assisted with presentations and board meeting
• Prepared and maintained budgets
• Managed operational details and prepared agendas
• Maintained confidential records and files

EDUCATION
Delaware State University – New Castle, DE
Bachelors in Business Education – 2007
GPA 3.2

ADDITIONAL CAPABILITIES
• Hard working and dedicated
• Strong decision making skills
• Ability to manage multiple projects at the same time
• Exceptional oral and written communication skills
• Highly organized with flexible schedule

 

Executive Administrative Assistant Resume Sample 2 (Advanced Version)

 

Jake Hudson

410 Fiery Ave • Chicago, IL 89003 • (003) 444- 2222 • jake @ email . com


EXECUTIVE ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

Flexible, dependable and hardworking – a successful administrative support professional.

Performance Summary: Highly dependable, adaptable administrative professional with excellent ability to problem solve and multitask while remaining focused. Recognized for sound analytical skills with strong ability to take decisions independently. ‘Can do’ attitude towards work. Bilingual: English and Spanish.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

– File Keeping– Correspondence Handling– Calendar Keeping
– Meeting Coordination– Database Management– Client Interaction
– Customer Service– Travel Arrangements– Office Upkeep
– Agenda Setting– Budget Handling– Clerical Support

KEY ACCOMPLISHMENTS
• Enhanced office efficiency by 30% through implementation of user friendly customer database and installation of interactive boards to facilitate interdepartmental communication
• Reduced office running costs by $7K per month through implementation of cost effective operational SOPs
• Coordinated 16 conferences successfully involving up till 200 speakers and delegates each


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

JP MORGAN CHASE, Chicago, IL
Executive Administrative Assistant, 4/2012 to Present
• Interface with customers and employees and liaise with external departments
• Provide clerical assistance and ensure smooth running of the office
• Maintain the executive’s calendar and events diary

AMERICAN EXPRESS, Chicago, IL
Secretary, 7/2010 to 3/2012
• Typed operation reports and sorted financial data
• Coordinated meetings and made stay and travel arrangements for participants
• Handled the reception desk, scheduled appointments, typed and sorted correspondence


EDUCATION
THE COMMUNITY COLLEGE, Chicago, IL
Associate’s Degree, General Business, graduated 2010


TECHNOLOGY COMPETENCIES
• MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
• ADP Payroll, Time and Attendance
• QuickBooks
• Typing Speed: 60 WPM