Whether you are applying for a job position in a small business or larger company, there are certain job selection requirements to meet in order to make a great impression on employers. Employers usually look for talented administrative assistant with good communication, computer, writing and time management skills.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), administrative assistants with secretaries represented approximately 4.3 million positions in the USA labor market. It is one of the largest jobs in the U.S. Economy in 2008. Furthermore, approximately a 90% of administrative assistants are hired in service-provider industries such as education, healthcare, retail trade, government among other profitable business sectors.

Denise Kochert
111 Bonaventure Place
Locust Grove, GA 30248
(412) 555-8137

A challenging position as an administrative assistant at a growth-oriented firm, which will allow me to both further utilize my skills and acquire new abilities.


- Typing: 80wpm.
- Strong analytical and organizational skils.
- Excellent interpersonal skills, phone manner, and office etiquette.
- Software: All Windows opperating systems, Microsoft Word, Excel, WordPerfect.


2005 - Present

Administrative Assistant
Watts Pharmaceuticals, Atlanta, GA.
- Handled all official company correspondence.
- Upgraded office filing system.
- Typed all company documents.
- Created a computerized customer database.
- Typed all company correspondence.
- Responsible for new employee training.

2001 - 2005

Administrative Assistant
Martitta Chamber of Commerce, Martitta, GA
- Organized the Annual Marietta Chamber Gala
- Typed all company documents.
- Responsible for production of company's bi-monthly newsletter.
- Answered phones and met with public to answer questions.


Hagerstown Business College, Hagerstown, MD
A.A., Business Operations

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More Administrative Assistant Resume Samples

Nowadays every organization needs the services of an administrative assistant because they require professionals that can handle a wide variety of specific tasks. If you want to apply for a job in this sector, it's necessary to have a well written Administrative Assistant resume. The following example has a detailed list of all tasks developed as an Administrative Assistant.

Ann Anderson
910 South Antrim Way
01810 (813) 555 - 8219

Career Profile
Administrative Assistant with strong communicative, quick-thinking, and managerial and problem-solving skills.

Skills and Proficiencies
  • 160 wpm Typing Speed.
  • MS Word.
  • Transcription.
  • Customer Service.
Duties and Achievements
  • Receive calls and put them through to appropriate employee.
  • Escorted visitors to executives' offices.
  • Planned and gathered media kits for marketing departments.
  • Arranged domestic and international travels for CEOs saving of $150 - $200 per airfare ticket.
  • Structured a mail distribution system for all workers.
Employment History
  1. Administrative Assistant

  2. Global Systems International Firm Miami 1997-2009

  3. Receptionist

  4. San Diego, CA 1992-1996
B.A., Business, 1990
Boston University, Boston, MA

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