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Sample Admin Assistant CV / resume template

Admin Assistant CV / resume

Whether you are applying for a junior administrative role or for a more senior administrative position, your CV / resume must be well presented, neat and error free.  As an administrator you will be expected to be able to produce excellent well written documents so your Admin Assistant CV / resume should reflect this.

If you are looking for an Admin Assistant CV / resume, then our sample CV / resume can be used for an office or administrative role.

What should you include on your Admin Assistant CV / resume?

Your personal profile introduces you to the reader and needs to capture the readers attention.  It should be informative, concise (around 3 or 4 sentences) and give an honest description of you both professionally and as a person. Your personal profile should be written in the third person and include ‘action words’ to paint a positive picture.

There are some skills and qualities that are essential to the role of Administrative Assistant such as:

  • Communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Listening skills
  • The ability to prioritise workloads
  • Organisational skills
  • Team working skillssample-administrative-assistant-cv

so make sure that your Admin Assistant CV or resume highlights them.

If you have experience with specific computer packages and systems such as PICS or SAGE that are highly valued within a certain industry, ensure that you mention and highlight them in your personal profile and in the key skills section of your Admin Assistant CV.

Ensure that your Admin Assistant CV reflects the job you are applying for. Before you send it out, make sure that you have read the person specification, analysed the advert and that your CV shows that you have all the skills and qualities the employer is looking for. See our sample cover letter for an admin role before you send out your CV/ resume.

Sample Admin Assistant CV / resume template

Any Street,
Any Town,
Mobile: 077777777777
[email protected]

Anna Bodi


A logical and well organised Administrative Assistant who is reliable, responsible, used to working in a fast paced environment and working with a variety of different client groups. Has wide ranging experience and knowledge of customer service skills, organisational skills, communication skills, particularly the ability to exercise initiative and diligence to achieve results. Currently seeking a senior role within a dynamic, forward thinking organisation that will utilise her existing skills and offer further development.

Key Skills:

·Excellent computer skills (PICS, Word, Excel, PowerPoint & Outlook diary management)

·Proven communication skills and customer facing experience

·Extensive experience of office practices and equipment and a solid knowledge of PICS data entry system

·Organisational skills

·Art & Design skills

Employment Summary:

Senior Administration Assistant

2006 – date

Anytown Training

  • Accurately created client files ensuring that all relevant paperwork and documents where accounted for at all times.
  • Successfully monitored and maintained client files on a daily basis.
  • Ensured that all client documents and paperwork were maintained and stored in a safe and confidential manner at all times
  •  Regularly organised general admin duties by junior staff – such as photocopying of client documents, data inputting and running errands for the senior partners.

Admin Assistant

2004 – 2006

Anytown Assurance

  • Composed weekly mail merges and sent to relevant client group as and when required.
  •  Processed mail shot content on a weekly basis ensuring that all procedures have been carried out accurately and professionally at all times.
  •   Accurately created client files ensuring that all relevant paperwork and documents where accounted for at all times.
  • Verified, confirmed and implemented new information into client files on a regular basis.
  • Daily answering of telephones in a professional and polite manner at all times.

Seminar Coordinator

2003 – 2004

Anytown Conferences

  • Dealt with all seating arrangements during seminars.
  • Ensured that all clients were greeted as and when they arrived to the event in a professional and friendly manner.
  • Escorting clients to their relevant seats and tables.
  • Successfully carried out general coordinating tasks that would arise on an ad hoc basis.

Backstage Organiser

2002 – 2003

The Best Fashion Designers

  • Successfully sorted and organised garments on behalf of all the models who were participating in the fashion show.
  • Prepared and laid out canapes and drinks for up to 200 guests attending the show.
  • Served champagne to clients throughout the show.


Anytown Metropolitan College

GNVQ Arts & Design (Merit/distinction)


Anytown Secondary School

Gained 5 GCSEs at level B – D including Maths and English

1996 – 2001


• Photography: really enjoy taking photos modern art in and around London

• Fashion make up: designing and applying own styles of make – up art

• Women’s fashion: designing own outfits during spare time

• Swimming: I like to keep fit by swimming and am currently taking diving lessons.

References are available on request

A CV or resume should always be accompanied by a covering letter, so before you send out your Admin Assistant CV/resume you should make sure you have an effective cover letter.

Go to our sample CV cover letters section where you can find a sample cover letter for an admin assistant role to introduce your CV/resume to a prospective employer.

Alternatively you can download a software program, such as OneClick Cover Letter Creator that enables you to produce powerful letters by following their process.

Once you have constructed a great Admin Assistant CV and a covering letter that will impress, upload your CV / resume online, and get found by recruiters. Start searching for jobs in your country and overseas, to find and apply for the latest jobs instantly.

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