Clerical Associate Resume Sample

Updated on: April 2, 2022

Clerical associate resumes are interesting reads ONLY if we make them that way.

A resume that is not interesting to read and will of course not be read by a hiring manager, even if he is in desperate need to hire someone.

The fact that you have a solid professional background needs to be communicated to the hiring manager – through a resume like a sample below:

Sample Resume for Clerical Associate Position

Sylvia Black
599 Mellow Road 
Columbia, MD 21044
(000) 986-5214 |
sylbla @ email . com


“Seasoned clerical professional is poised to join a renowned company.”

Performance Summary
Well-organized and exceptionally competent Clerical Associate with 18 years of extensive experience providing administrative and clerical assistance to a unit of executives. Proficient in handling core correspondence of the organization, aiming to create and maintain a positive image in the market.

Driven and creative, with solid expertise in sorting files and folders and maintaining them in alphabetical, numerical, or alpha-numerical orders. Deep insight into checking data for accuracy, handling inventory, and compiling records following predefined and established protocols and procedures.

Professional Skills & Competencies

  • Appointments Scheduling
  • Filing and Record-keeping
  • Mail, Email & Correspondence Handling
  • Data Entry
  • Basic Accounts Control
  • Petty Cash Management


Clerical Associate
Sears Co., Columbia, MD
2018 – Present
• Compile and distribute official reports, documents, and information and receive and route files information to appropriate departments.
• Enter data into various computer systems, ensuring the integrity and accuracy of punched data.
• Calculate and summarize records and audits of information, and produce distribution center reports.
• Man the PABX and provide callers with information on the company’s services and products.
• Replenish office supplies and ensure that any low stock situations are communicated to the procurement manager.
• Take and relay incoming messages and answer and route calls to employees or departments.
• Create and audit inventory transactions within the specified inventory control system.
• Produce standard correspondence, memos, and reports and handle appointment scheduling duties.
Key Accomplishments & Results
• Reorganized the filing and record-keeping system, making it 75% more efficient than before.
• Introduced the company to a new supplies vendor, bringing down the cost of supplies by a staggering 65%.

Office Clerk
Roebuck Inc., Columbia, MD
1999 -2008
• Handled photocopying and scanning duties and ensured that source documents were safely filed.
• Assisted in manning the telephone exchange by routing and transferring calls to intended recipients.
• Received incoming mail and ensured that it was properly routed to the intended employee or department.
• Maintained records by ensuring that they were properly placed and confidentially handled.
• Ascertained the overall cleanliness and tidiness of the front desk and waiting areas.
Key Accomplishments & Results
• Successfully coordinated administrative and clerical support to 4 different departments at the same time.
• Implemented a novel scheduling system, which provided automatic follow-up and reminder services, reducing manual intervention.

High School Diploma
Columbia High School, Columbia, MD 

• MS Word and Excel
• Outlook and Email
• Typing Speed: 40 WPM