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

A resume that is not interesting to read 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 the sample below:





Clerical Associate Resume Sample



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 SchedulingFiling and Record-keepingMail Handling
Correspondence HandlingData EntryPABX Operations
Basic Accounts ControlPetty Cash ManagementWorkflow Coordination
Records CompilingInquiries HandlingInventory Oversight



Clerical Associate
Sears Co., Columbia, MD | 2008 – 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 in 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
• 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

Columbia High School, Columbia, MD | 1997
High School Diploma

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