If you are looking for an Administrative Assistant role then you will need to have a good eye for detail, typing skills and be computer literate. Previous employment in areas such as Office Assistant / Office Junior would be useful to get ahead of competition. You will also need to have an organised manner and be able to plan and prioritise your work load. If you are looking to update your CV please see the below CV example:
Administrative Assistant CV Example
I am a bright, talented and hard working Office Assistant with effective organisational skills and am competent with all administrative and practical tasks. I am an excellent communicator, who can relate well with colleagues at all levels and is able to work well as part of a team and as a individual. I have recently completed my apprenticeship in Business Administration Level 2, and am now looking to progress my career within the industry.
Date to Date or To Date – Apprentice Administration Assistant – Where?
Working as part of a team in a busy office environment, completing various tasks as and when required. duties included:
Answering telephone and email enquiries effectively
Reporting to Office Manager on a daily basis
Typing up of documents read for customer orders
In house communication typing such as memos and emails
Entering data accurately onto computerised databases & Excel spreadsheets
Sorting of files and boxes containing paper records
Dealing with incoming and outgoing post
Maintain logs of activities and completed work
Ensuring documents meet required quality standards
Various administration tasks such as photocopying and filing
University, College, School – For all include titles/subjects and qualifications.
Any internal training courses completed – IT courses? Business Administration?
SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Computer skills – MS Office, Excel? Any relevant, industry specific packages?
HOBBIES & INTERESTS
What do you like to do outside of work? Remember the type of industry you are applying to work in…your personal hobbies and interests say a lot about the applicants personality and could help decide whether or not you would be suitable for the role.
Available on request.