A person who assists individuals like the managers, clients and other staff in performing various duties to run the office effectively is known as administrative assistants. They form theto people who require office assistance.

For this reason, the resume for administrative assistant should showcase the role of a person who is adept at various office duties which are not restricted to the regular administrative roles.

What Do Administrative Assistant Do?


The responsibilities of an administrative assistant can include:

  • Secretarial & organizational duties

  • Ability to use MS Office Suite to create spreadsheets, messages, handle database, Power Point presentations, reports & documents

  • Communication and dealing with vendors, buying supplies, managing stockrooms and commercial libraries

  • Collating data from various sources

It is important that an administrative assistant resume covers the above mentioned skills and knowledge if you are capable of.

Administrative Assistant Resume Samples


                                             Executive Assistant Sample Resume



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2 samples:

Hunting a position of executive assistant in a demanding work environment where my skills are fully utilized.

To get a position in your company that recognizes hard work and commitment for successful job performance

Profile Statement

2 samples:

Over three years of experience as an executive assistant in a fast-paced environment, I have displayed strong interpersonal and communication skills, handled multiple tasks efficiently and accurately. I am the person always willing to go the extra mile.

Providing efficient secretarial and administrative support to senior management for five years, I have always met deadlines, resolved problems independently using processes to meet organizational objectives.

Work Experience

Executive Assistant at Seinz Inc., New York

March 2011 – Present

  • Secretarial and administrative support to two senior managers

  • Prepared correspondence, documents, presentations, minutes of meeting

  • Arrange meetings, functions and manage schedules & itineraries calls

  • Make travel arrangements, set-up and improve data management systems

Administrative Secretary at Values Corporation, New York

November 2008 – February 2011

  • Provided secretarial and clerical support to management team

  • Screening & review of emails, handling of internal and external calls

  • Set-up, maintained files & records, drafted company newsletter

  • Processed expenses and generated expense reports


A. S. Business Administration 2008 from Sewell College, New Jersey

Other Qualifications

MS Office – October 2008

Effective Communication – September 2008

Technical Skills

Lotus Notes

Typing Skills – 90 wpm


Core Competencies

Communication skills

Problem solving


Decision making


Will be provided on request



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I am a highly motivated administrative professional with 10+ years of experience. Having displayed exceptional interpersonal and organizational abilities, I also managed multiple projects simultaneously.

                                                              Areas of Expertise

  • Administrative Support

  • Travel Arrangements

  • Calendar Management

  • Writing, Editing & Project Management

  • Event Co-ordination & Customer Service

                                                          Professional Experience

Administrative Assistant, Amaze Inc., New York

April 2004 – Present

  • Provide executive support to 20+ associates

  • Coordinate meetings and special events

  • Arrange business travel, complete lengthy expense reports

  • Manage multiple administrative projects

Clerical Secretary, Finesse Corporation, New York

September 2002 – March 2004

  • Provide support to executives

  • Filing, typing and additional paperwork

  • Manage emails, mails and packages

  • Conduct internet research, create reports using Word & Excel

  • Typing assignments completed with accuracy and speed

                                                             Education & Skills

NJ Community College – New Jersey

Administrative Assistant – 2002

Microsoft Office, Visio, Adobe Acrobat




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Qualification Summary

  • 10 years experienced executive assistant reporting to CEO and other top executives;

  • Acted as effective gate-keeper, prepared well-research and accurate documents, manage calendars and handle daily office tasks;

  • Proficient in MS Office Suite & Typing Speed of 80 WPM.

Professional Experience

Executive Assistant, 2009 to present | ABC Company | Raleigh

  • Provide administrative & business support to CEO and other executive management

  • Manage calendar, meetings, teleconference and travel

  • Negotiate with vendors regarding services and manage costs

  • Improve communication between various departments, foster team work and collaboration

Executive Assistant, 2008 to 2009 | XYZ LLC | Raleigh

  • Provide support to senior partner, research legal documents

  • Handle accounts, bank deposits, inventory and equipment and technology

  • Plan and coordinate PR initiative, business development event, holiday parties, etc.

  • Conduct staff orientation seminars

Education & Training

AAS in Business Management, 2006 | LMN College | Raleigh

Training Completed:

  • Managing Multiple Projects, Objectives and Deadlines

  • The 7 Habits of Highly Successful People

  • The resume should be simple and demonstrate the ability to write and communicate clearly.
  • Apply professional language and highlight key points corresponding to your awareness of the company and field.
  • Administrative assistant resume should be modified as per employer’s requirements and should be kept for records and future references
  • Ensure that you proof read the resume for grammar and punctuation, and check your spelling to avoid simple mistakes.
  • Fresher’s resume should be restricted to one page document, while experienced candidates can have resumes 2-3 pages period.

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  • Kathy SaundersOct.22 14:01
    Thank you very much Bonny, A very good article. What do you feel about getting professional certifications from Tnaoap or Asap? I'm seeing a lot of jobs that require them now, but I'm not sure if I want to go that route or not.
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