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Example of Administrative Assistant Resume with Objective, Skills, Education and Work Experience that will help Job Seekers create their Resume.

An administrative assistant is a professional individual who performs many high-level services assisting top managers and executives in an organization beyond the usual clerical activities performed by a secretary. Opportunities are available at companies like legal offices, corporate offices, schools, hospitals and government agencies. Examine the following administrative resume sample to learn how to craft a great resume for that all important first impression.

Pattie Taylor
4632 Wildrose Lane, Detroit, MI 48202 – 999-999-9999 – ptaylor@dac.org


Extremely well-organized and professionally responsible executive administrative assistant with a strong communications background. Experienced in all forms of inter-personal communication including letter and memo composing, email and IM messaging, video conferencing, telephone conversations and fax contact. Superior organizational skills including scheduling, time management, travel coordinating, vendor procurement and more. Also, highly capable for the organizing and disseminating of relevant manager-originated communication to staff and clients.

Professional Experience

DTE Energy, Detroit, MI 2003 - Present
Executive Assistant to Chief Counsel

• Organize and schedule the Chief Counsel’s daily activities including all in-house and external appointments. Arrange all necessary preparations for meetings including the information documents, videos and other items needed to complete meeting goals.
• Schedule chief counsel meetings with all legal department employees; escort legal department visitors to destination offices providing hospitality elements as directed from the Chief Counsel.
• Create for distribution all inter-departmental memos originating from the chief counsel making sure to deliver timely; assuring all information received is always verified while maintaining appropriate levels of confidentiality.
• Prepare and assemble legal department media kit contributions for delivery to all appropriated media contact departments.
• Review contracts and business documentation created by chief counsel for appropriate formatting.

Detroit Edison Co., Detroit, MI 1993 - 2002
Executive Assistant to Company President

• Screened all calls to company president; took messages or forwarded for the answering of call.
• Was responsible for scheduling all necessary company president meetings with in-house employees, visitors and other individuals and organizations requesting contact. Greeted visitors to the company president’s office arranging for any hospitality elements necessary.
• Maintained an archive of all incoming and outgoing correspondence.
• Reviewed all company president-produced hardcopy documents whilst checking grammar and spelling.
• Co-ordinated all out-of-office activity for the company president and made the necessary travel arrangements.


Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI
BS in Business Management, 1990

Professional Organizations

• International Association of Administrative Professionals
• Michigan Business and Professional Association
• Association of Energy Services Professionals

Community Involvement

• Kiwanis
• Goodwill of Greater Detroit
• Helping Hand
• American Cancer Society Relay for Life

Technical Skills

• Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, PowerPoint
• Planning and Scheduling
• All forms of communication including verbal, written and digital
• Interpersonal Customer Service
• CAR – computer assisted research
• Telecommunications including telephone, fax, video conferencing
• Transcription
• Purchasing
• Typing Speed – 60 wpm

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